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SolGen makes JBC short list

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Supreme Court Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza. FILE PHOTO

Despite the opposition of the nation’s chief magistrate over doubts on his integrity, Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza still won his battle in the Supreme Court.

Posted: August 20th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

SolGen looks into ancestral title ‘invasion’ of presidential Mansion

The government has been alarmed about ancestral land titles that overlapped with government land within the jurisdiction of the presidential Mansion in Baguio City. EV ESPIRITU/ INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

The Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) is looking into the titling of an ancestral land claim that includes a portion of the century-old presidential Mansion, after an Ibaloi family sued to stop a government project there.

Posted: December 24th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Solicitor General to argue for DAP before SC on Tuesday


The Supreme Court will resume on Tuesday the oral arguments on the Aquino administration’s controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP), with Malacañang expected to mount a strong defense for its legality and constitutionality.

Posted: December 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t asks high court to reverse CA ruling in Barrameda murder case

Ruby Rose Barrameda

The government has asked the Supreme Court to reverse a recent Court of Appeals ruling that ordered the Ruby Rose Barrameda murder case raffled off to a new judge.

Posted: November 15th, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Palace to SC: Petition vs DAP lacks merit

Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Malacañang on Thursday defended the legality of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) before the Supreme Court saying the petitions questioning its legality “lacks merit” because there is “no genuine questions of law” but only misappreciation of facts.

Posted: November 7th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »