By Christian V. Esguerra
Malacañang acknowledged Tuesday the need to reform the whole criminal justice system following complaints that senators detained for their alleged involvement in the pork barrel scam were getting special treatment.
By Maila Ager
Senator Franklin Drilon criticized the country’s courts for their slow resolution of cases particularly those involving erring public officials.
By Danny Petilla
As hundreds of his fellow prisoners rushed past him to bolt out of the provincial jail here, 86-year-old inmate Alberto Encina clutched his rosary and waited for the mad dash for freedom to end.
Determined to stop sexual assaults in the military, Congress is spelling out for the armed services how far lawmakers are willing to go in changing the decades-old military justice system.
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Sunday said she had given a three-member fact-finding panel one more month to wrap up its investigation into allegations a former consultant of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (Pagcor) received a $5-million bribe from Japanese investor Kazuo Okada.