Claro Certeza - updates

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Abby Binay urges Comelec to dismiss Peña's electoral protest

Jun 01, 2016 - 3:55 PM

Incoming Makati mayor Abigail Binay says Kid Peña who lost the mayoral race miserably failed to support his vote buying allegations against her

DISMISS THE PETITION. Incoming Makati mayor Abby Binay wants the poll body to dismiss losing mayoral candidate Kid Peña's electoral protest against her. Photo by Rob Reyes

Arrest warrant out for Trillanes over Binay libel case

Feb 01, 2016 - 2:06 PM

UPDATED Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is unfazed saying the Binay family cannot stop him

FOCUS ON THE ISSUE. Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says the Binay camp's 'propaganda' can only go so far. Rappler photo

Makati court: Full-blown trial of Binay's suit vs critics 'necessary'

Jan 14, 2016 - 7:58 PM

UPDATED Judge Elpidio Calis of Makati RTC Branch 133 denies the motions of the Vice President s critics to dismiss the P200 million damage suit against them

TWO-WAY RULING? The latest decision of the Makati RTC over Vice President Jejomar Binay's damage suit against his detractors may or may not work in his favor. File photo by Jansen Romero/Rappler

Trillanes to Binay: Explain money, not technicality

Dec 07, 2015 - 6:16 PM

Senator Trillanes says of the AMLC petition for civil forfeiture against Binay: Why do you have billions in the first place? Don t say you can t be sued

'FINDINGS AFFIRMED.' Senator Antonio Trillanes IV says the AMLC petition for civil forfeiture against Vice President Binay vindicates the Senate probe that has been suspended since August. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

Binay camp hits Ombudsman for using gov't lawyers in her defense

Aug 14, 2015 - 6:34 PM

But the Office of the Ombudsman says Carpio Morales is being sued in her official capacity and should be defended by her office

QUESTIONABLE. Binay's lawyer, Claro Certeza, says Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales should hire personal lawyers to defend herself in the P200 million damage suit. Graphics by Ernest Fiestan

Binay camp questions transfer to DOJ of libel suit vs Trillanes

Aug 05, 2015 - 9:17 PM

The Makati prosecutor inhibits from the libel complaint filed by the mayor against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and passes it on to the justice department

The camp of Makati Mayor Junjun Binay does not believe that the Department of Justice, helmed by Secretary Leila de Lima, will be impartial in handling their libel case against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV. File photos from Rappler

Binay sues Ombudsman, senators for P200M

Jul 20, 2015 - 12:54 PM

This is for all these concerted actions of all groups that contributed to destroying the VP says Binay s lawyer Claro Certeza

'STRIKING BACK.' Binay's lawyer Claro Certeza says the damage suit was the Vice President's way of getting back at his critics. Photo by Rob Reyes/Rappler

Sereno: P389B in gov't funds at stake in condonation 'mess'

Apr 21, 2015 - 7:42 PM

While it took over 5 decades for the SC to have a close review of the doctrine Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno says the judiciary should not be blamed for all of this mess

Binay camp wants SC to probe Trillanes bribery claim

Apr 15, 2015 - 4:34 PM

Makati Mayor Junjun Binay s lawyer reacts to the senator ss resolution asking the Senate to investigate his own allegations of corruption in the judiciary

BRIBERY CLAIMS? The Binay camp says it will welcome a probe by the High Court on the allegations made by Senator Sonny Trillanes.

Makati Mayor Binay hits 'express suspension,' appeals case

Mar 11, 2015 - 5:42 PM

The Makati mayor says the Ombudsman s quick decision to suspend him is proof of special treatment against the Binays

STANDING FIRM. Makati Mayor Junjun Binay says he will exhaust all legal remedies to question the Ombudsman's suspension order against him. Photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

Mayor Binay to seek SC 'injunction or TRO' vs Makati probe

Oct 08, 2014 - 3:23 PM

Makati Mayor Erwin Jejomar Binay Jr will file the petition before the Supreme Court this week says his counsel Claro Certeza

OFF TO THE HIGH COURT: Lawyer Claro Certeza

Senate to wrap up probe on 'overpriced' Makati building

Oct 07, 2014 - 3:21 PM

It would not mean the end of the Senate probe into the Binay family however Senate Resolution 826 which prompted the probe deals with two other allegations

3-PART PROBE: Blue Ribbon sub-committee chairman Senator Aquilino Pimentel III is set to wrap up probe on first of 3 issues against the Binays. Rappler photo

Binays get no support from Guingona on jurisdiction challenge

Oct 07, 2014 - 11:19 AM

The powers of the sub committee is complete They can do any and all acts which the mother committee can make except in two instances says Blue Ribbon Committee chairman Senator Teofisto Guingona III

CHAIRMAN: Senator Teofisto Guingona III. Rappler file photo