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Aquino receives short list of CA nominees

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The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has named six judges, one of them the possible replacement for recently retired Court of Appeals Justice Amelita Tolentino, on a short list it forwarded to President Benigno Aquino III on Saturday.

Posted: October 12th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Move on, SC, JBC urged

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New Supreme Court Justice Francis Jardeleza. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The Supreme Court and the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) should focus on the job ahead and move past issues surrounding the appointment of Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza, according to an observer and friend of the high court.

Posted: September 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

JBC asks SC to reverse ruling on Jardeleza

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Supreme Court Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza. FILE PHOTO

The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to reverse its decision allowing the inclusion of Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza on the shortlist of nominees that led to his appointment.

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

Chief Justice Sereno accused of manipulating JBC selection process

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Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno answers media questions during a press conference at the Bayleaf, Intramuros, Manila. RAFFY LERMA

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno has been accused by one of her associate justices of allegedly manipulating the selection process of the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) to make sure that Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza won’t sit in the Supreme Court.

Posted: September 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Sen. Pimentel wants JBC members’ powers clipped

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Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III

Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III is open to diluting the power of a Judicial and Bar Council member to effectively veto the inclusion of a nominee on the short list of candidates for court positions, and believes no single member should be given this capability.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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