Grace Poe Supreme Court - updates

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SC: Senator Grace Poe a natural-born Filipino

Sep 20, 2016 - 8:30 PM

Voting 9 3 the High Court says in its decision: Private respondent Mary Grace Poe Llamanzares is a natural born Filipino citizen qualified to hold office as Senator of the Republic

NATURAL-BORN FILIPINO. The Supreme Court rules in favor of Senator Grace Poe in the citizenship case seeking her disqualification as senator. File photo from the Office of Senator Grace Poe

Not good for Grace Poe

Apr 11, 2016 - 11:45 AM

The Supreme Court s minute resolution on the Poe case in effect keeps the door open to a legitimate contest – after the election

Grace Poe: Nothing can stop me now

Apr 09, 2016 - 2:50 PM

Reacting to the Supreme Court minute resolution affirming its previous decision Poe says in Filipino It feels like my campaign has been unchained and it will go full speed

FULL SPEED AHEAD. Senator Grace Poe visits Batangas State University in Malvar, Batangas on April 8, 2016. File photo by Arnold Almacen/Poe-Escudero Media Bureau

Comelec appeals SC ruling on Grace Poe

Mar 22, 2016 - 4:18 PM

Comelec Commissioner Arthur Lim stresses that the Supreme Court remains divided on presidential bet Senator Grace Poe s citizenship

NEW APPEAL. Comelec Commissioner Arthur Lim says the poll body is appealing the Supreme Court's ruling that favors presidential bet Senator Grace Poe. Photo by Paterno Esmaquel II/Rappler

Poe decision: Clear and decisive

Mar 20, 2016 - 7:00 AM

From hereon there can be little doubt in our jurisprudence on the formidable basis for the natural born status of foundlings

Photo credit Francisco S. Gutierrez of PIO

READ: SC justices explain votes on Grace Poe case

Mar 12, 2016 - 3:33 PM

The Supreme Court declares Senator Grace Poe qualified to run for president in the 2016 elections but not a few justices disagree with this decision

VICTORY AT SC. The Supreme Court declares Senator Grace Poe qualified to run for president in the 2016 elections. File photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

FULL TEXT: SC main decision on Grace Poe case

Mar 12, 2016 - 10:13 AM

The landmark ruling comes two months before the May 9 polls

VICTORY AT SC. In this file photo, Senator Grace Poe visits Samar Provincial Hospital at Catbalogan, Samar. File photo by Arnold Almacen

Momentum with Poe after SC decision

Mar 12, 2016 - 8:15 AM

The unintended consequence and worst nightmare of Poe s detractors have come to fruition Because of the timing of the decision the case unexpectedly gives her an immense advantage as the final stretch of the campaign begins

Grace Poe a natural-born Filipino – Supreme Court

Mar 11, 2016 - 7:36 PM

3rd UPDATE Three days after releasing the vote in its landmark decision the Supreme Court explains its ruling It also says Grace Poe met the the 10 year residency requirement for presidential candidates

File photo by Office of Sen. Grace Poe

Can Duterte-Cayetano win in Valenzuela City?

Mar 10, 2016 - 5:01 PM

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte doesn’t meet with Mayor Rex Gatchalian who also happens to be the spokesman of his rival Grace Poe

Grace Poe in Quezon: All smiles post-SC ruling

Mar 10, 2016 - 12:23 AM

After a nervewracking week Grace Poe is back on the campaign trail

Duterte: If Poe turns out to be American, 'naloko na'

Mar 09, 2016 - 10:52 PM

Mabuti pa kay Trump na lang kayo bumoto o kay Hillary pareho lang rin says presidential bet Rodrigo Duterte

CAMPAIGN TRAIL. Rodrigo Duterte addresses a crowd of hundreds in Valenzuela City on March 9, 2016. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Aquino: SC ruling should 'fully educate' public on Poe case

Mar 09, 2016 - 7:20 PM

President Benigno Aquino III hopes the SC decision which has yet to be released to the public in full provides clear rules on being a citizen or non citizen of our nation

FULL EXPLANATION.  President Benigno S. Aquino III says the Supreme Court ruling on Senator Grace Poe's disqualification case would serve as guidelines for Philippine citizenship or non-citizenship. Photo by Robert Viñas/ Malacañang Photo Bureau

Grace Poe: Still in the running

Mar 08, 2016 - 9:05 PM

Was the Supreme Court ruling a divine intervention? Grace Poe would like to think so

Divine message? Grace Poe heard SC news in Quiapo Church

Mar 08, 2016 - 5:39 PM

The presidential bet points out: she was found as an abandoned infant in front of a church; she receives news that she can run for president in front of another church

QUIAPO IS THE PLACE. Grace Poe – shown here during her proclamation rally at Plaza Miranda, Quiapo – receives news of the Supreme Court decision that she is qualified to run for president while in front of Quiapo church.  Rappler file photo by Alecs Ongcal

Roxas congratulates Poe; Binay says SC ruling won't affect campaign

Mar 08, 2016 - 4:27 PM

4th UPDATE We now welcome the verdict of the people come May says Roxas camp while Binay s spokesman says the decision has no bearing on their campaign strategy

Photo by Raymon Dullana/ Rappler

Supreme Court allows Grace Poe to run for president

Mar 08, 2016 - 3:10 PM

5th UPDATE The vote is 9 6 in favor of the presidential candidate

#AnimatED: The Grace Poe cliffhanger

Mar 07, 2016 - 9:00 AM

We hope the wait ends this week – for the sake of the elections and the Supreme Court itself

#PHVote: Candidates, beware the Ides of March

Feb 29, 2016 - 12:44 PM

The month of March means a little more than 60 days left before D Day like the last quarter of a basketball game with no Stephen Curry in it

epa05179467 Filipinos give soldiers flowers in front of the People Power monument during the 30th anniversary of the fall of the then President Ferdinand Marcos' dictatorship, in Quezon city, east of Manila, Philippines, 25 February 2016. The People Power Revolution (EDSA) was a bloodless citizens' uprising that ousted late dictator Ferdinand Marcos in 1986. EPA/MARK R. CRISTINO

SC justice to SolGen: Cite legal basis, not statistics

Feb 17, 2016 - 11:02 AM

Justice Teresita Leonardo De Castro is not convinced with the numbers cited by Solicitor General Florin Hilbay in proving that foundlings are natural born but Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno believes otherwise

TRIBUNE. Solicitor General Florin Hilbay faces the Supreme Court on February 16 as the 'tribune of the people.'

Comelec to SC: Due process observed in Grace Poe case

Feb 10, 2016 - 10:19 AM

I explained to the Court that perhaps what is at issue is writing style: different judges write differently explains Comelec Commissioner Arthur Lim

'NO DENIAL OF DUE PROCESS.' Comelec Commissioner Arthur Lim says the poll body only did its mandate when it ruled to cancel the certificate of candidacy of presidential candidate Grace Poe. Photo by Jee Geronimo/Rappler

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Jan 19, 2016 - 12:49 PM

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New ad: Grace Poe tells voters she's 'not disqualified'

Jan 13, 2016 - 7:48 PM

Using simple terms to explain complicated legal issues the advertisement clarifies that the High Court has yet to decide with finality on her citizenship and residency

Grace Poe welcomes SC ruling on TROs: It's for 'democracy'

Jan 12, 2016 - 4:27 PM

This only affirms my belief that I am indeed qualified to run for president in the May elections The fight continues says presidential aspirant Grace Poe

THE FIGHT CONTINUES. Presidential bet Senator Grace Poe said the favorable Supreme Court decision only intensified her belief that she is qualified to run for president in May. Photo from Office of Senator Grace Poe

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Jan 05, 2016 - 12:29 PM

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Supreme Court sets oral arguments on Grace Poe case

Dec 16, 2015 - 1:07 PM

The High Court will hear oral arguments on the case on January 19 2016

CITIZENSHIP QUESTION. The High Court has set its oral arguments on the case of Senator Grace Poe in January 2016.