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Man nabbed with Rosal daughter goes to SC

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The man who was arrested along with suspected communist leader Andrea Rosal in March went to the Supreme Court on Friday to challenge his detention and seek a review of the Court of Appeals’ dismissal of his petition.

Posted: August 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DOJ orders murder raps filed against Davao ex-gov


The justice secretary has ordered the filing of murder charges against former Davao del Sur Gov. Douglas Cagas, Matanao town Mayor Vicente Fernandez and two others for the 2010 slay of Digos City reporter Nestor Bedolido Sr., reversing its dismissal for what she viewed as an improper application of a legal principle on witness testimonies.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

De Lima to Daliah Guerrero-Pastor: More raps if you flee

Daliah Pastor

If she tries to leave the country, she will be liable for obstructing justice.

Posted: August 30th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Sereno: SC is an independent court

CJ HOLDING COURT  Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno fields questions from journalists at a press briefing in Intramuros, Manila, in the wake of attacks on the Supreme Court from the House of Representatives and President Aquino. RAFFY LERMA

Ranged against a President seemingly threatened by the power of the Supreme Court, Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno reaffirmed the oath she took two years ago: The court’s loyalty lies in the Constitution and it will uphold its independence no matter who is “inconvenienced.”

Posted: August 29th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

‘Palace plea on DAP ruling seditious’

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This was how the Philippine Constitution Association (Philconsa) described Malacañang’s motion for the Supreme Court to reconsider the high court ruling last month that struck down as unconstitutional President Aquino’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP).

Posted: August 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »