By Jerome Aning
The Court of Appeals has denied former police officer Cezar Mancao II’s plea to be acquitted of the murder charges filed against him and several others in connection with the 2000 abduction and murder of publicist Salvador “Bubby” Dacer and driver Emmanuel Corbito.
By Tarra Quismundo
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.
By Tetch Torres-Tupas
The Court of Appeals has stopped the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) from enforcing an order to telecommunications firms to refund P7 billion in alleged “excess” charges on certain text messages and of reducing text messaging rates.
In a July 2 ruling, the Supreme Court absolved the owner of Sulpicio Lines of criminal liability in connection with the 2008 sinking of MV Princess of the Stars off Romblon province, which resulted in the death of about 800 passengers and crew.
By Nestor P. Burgos Jr.
The Court of Appeals (CA) has barred a lower court judge from proceeding with the election offense case against Antique Gov. Exequiel Javier by the Commission on Elections (Comelec).