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SC defers action on case vs ABS-CBN

/ 02:05 PM February 26, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — The Supreme Court has deferred deliberations on the cases filed by the Office of the Solicitor-General (OSG) against television network ABS-CBN.

“The case will be taken up again by the en banc on March 10, 2020,” Supreme Court Information chief and spokesperson Brian Keith Hosaka told reporters.

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The OSG through Solicitor General Jose Calida filed on February 10 a quo warranto petition vs the media giant to nullify its existing franchise. On February 18, it submitted a motion to issue a gag order to prohibit the parties and their representatives from discussing the case in public.

ABS-CBN has already submitted its comments to the Calida’s pleadings, answering point by point the State lawyer’s allegations.

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Hosaka said deliberation was deferred “to give the Justices time to go over the pleadings submitted by the parties, including the comments recently filed by the respondents.”

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