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'This opportunity comes at a time when my services as Secretary of the Department of Justice are most needed'
The IATF may have a decision next week if they will allow the reentry of foreign workers who hold permanent and long-term visas
Department of Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra says Sharon Cuneta sought his help in dealing with the man who threatened to rape her daughter Kakie Pangilinan
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra will submit the review to Malacañang on Wednesday, June 17. He will not make it public unless Malacañang releases it from their end.
Is it legal to ban rallies during quarantine?
(UPDATED) Computer-related identity theft is a crime, and Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra says he's worried over the surge in fake Facebook accounts
'You appear to be a decent and honorable man, unlike many. Your principal will not be there forever, but your reputation and integrity will outlive you,' human rights lawyer Edre Olalia pleads to fellow Atenean lawyer Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra
The justice chief also says Solicitor General Jose Calida's quo warranto petition against ABS-CBN is now moot
Should it stop broadcasting immediately? That is the pressing question now for the network giant.
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra says in the context of martial law, rebellion, or invasion refers to 'armed actions by human beings, not by non-living things like viruses'
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra says 'there is sufficient equitable basis to allow broadcast entities to continue operating' while franchise renewal bills are pending in Congress
There are calls to be lenient and just allow violators to go home after booking them because of lack of suitable jails
Government will be given priority in the auction of these items, says the justice department
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra also says curfew violators cannot be arrested unless local government units have issued their respective ordinances
(3rd UPDATE) Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra says he is deferring to Congress, an independent branch of government
(UPDATED) Senator Franklin Drilon wants to make sure that the NTC cannot withdraw the temporary permit anytime it wants
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra says Immigration Officer Allison Chiong, the whistleblower in the POGO bribery mess, is now under provisional coverage of the program
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra has ordered the National Bureau of Investigation to conduct a case buildup on the killing of prisons legal chief Fredric Santos
Whether the President's advisers agree with him on the termination of the military deal is now 'water under the bridge,' says the justice secretary
Discussions with water concessionaires will start in March, says Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra
Is the termination on hold? Guevarra says President Duterte threatened but did not order to terminate the VFA
The justice department is ready with its memorandum on the legal procedures to terminate the 20-year-old VFA
Justice Secretary Guevarra approves the grace period on one condition: 'Make sure they are properly fed, they are properly accommodated, and they are safe'
'Wala pa kaming definitive action as to whether ibabalik ba namin 'yung mga inalis nya or hayaan lang namin,' says Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra
The High Court cites procedural flaws in dismissing the petition of convicted killer-rapist Antonio Sanchez and other heinous crime convicts
The justice secretary also points to a law that bans all courts, except the Supreme Court, from issuing temporary restraining orders against the government's infrastructure projects
Senator Leila de Lima and Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra may not meet eye to eye, but they understand each other and what their jobs mean
(UPDATED) 'That is easy to say for someone not in prison, and who is responsible for the continuation of injustice that is my incarceration based on fabricated charges,' says De Lima
'We knew from the beginning where our strength lies and where certain gaps in our evidence exist,' says Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra
Guevarra reveals it is the DOJ that recommended revoking the extension of Maynilad and Manila Water
In the event that Manila Water and Maynilad do not agree to the revision of contracts, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra says 'then we go to court'
'Some members of the Cabinet want an overhaul of the existing concession agreements. Others are thinking of more drastic actions,' says Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra
'I very much want to join the judiciary in some future time, but I just want to make sure that I'm able to do something more for the DOJ,' says Guevarra
'I don’t think any lawyer will close the possibility to be appointed to such a lofty position,' says Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra
'We heard that he (Nicanor Faeldon) was interested in running for an election post in Mindoro. Certainly, to request to realign P1 billion to Sablayan detention facilities in Mindoro becomes suspect,' says Senator Franklin Drilon
Guevarra cites the 2000 NPS Rules on Appeal, while Albayalde cites the 2017 revised manual for prosecutors in the reopened investigation into the alleged drug recycling of the so-called Pampanga ninja cops
Dehydration or lack of medical attention did not cause anyone at the national state penitentiary to die in recent weeks, says the Bureau of Corrections
The National Bureau of Investigation probe is expected to aid cops in pinning down the mastermind of the killing of Batuan, Masbate Vice Mayor Charlie Yuson
(UPDATED) A Senate exposé implicating retiring PNP chief Oscar Albayalde prompts Guevarra not just to expedite the review of the case junked in 2017, but to reopen it altogether
The Supreme Court also tempers its own ruling to provide leeway for arresting officers who do not comply with the proper rules on handling evidence
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra makes the statement amid mounting criticism on the DOJ's move to arrest without warrant heinous crime convicts
Around 25 convicts who surrendered will be freed Thursday after verification they are qualified for release
Justice Undersecretary Markk Perete announces on the radio early Friday morning that the rearrest should be suspended, but cops already started rearresting at midnight
But Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra shies away from making the same statement on Senator Ronald dela Rosa
'They are pandering to public opinion; do things the right way otherwise that is abuse,' says human rights lawyer Edre Olalia
But only prisoners who are not charged with heinous crimes and whose records are squeaky clean can be released now
The justice chief wants a review of Republic Act 10575, which 'diminished' the control of the Department of Justice (DOJ) over the Bureau of Corrections
Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra says a letter coming from the Bureau of Corrections sometime in 2018 asked for the power to grant early release to convicts
(4th UPDATE) President Duterte says he gave the order to keep the convicts safe from Senator Leila de Lima's 'henchmen' in Bilibid. The detained senator calls this reasoning 'insanity in its most diabolical form.'