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Judges' group cries foul over bashing of judiciary after Ressa conviction

Jun 22, 2020 - 4:02 PM

'The attacks on the judiciary are so vicious that they may lead to the public losing faith and respect in our judicial system,' says the Philippine Judges Association

CONVICTED. Rappler CEO Maria Ressa land former researcher-writer Maria Ressa hold a press conference at the Manila City Hall after they are convicted of cyber libel on June 15, 2020. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Supreme Court employees, judges group hail decision to oust Sereno

May 21, 2018 - 10:50 AM

'The interpretation and application of the Constitution, laws and rules exclusively belong to the Supreme Court,' say the employees in a statement read in the presence of justices

Former SC chief justice speaks at a forum at the Integrated Bar of the Philippines in Pasig City on May 17, 2018. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Call on Sereno to resign 'far worse than impeachment' – Davide

Mar 12, 2018 - 4:50 PM

'The call is condemning without evidence, judging before hearing, applying additional political pressure on the Chief Magistrate, rather than according her the rights to a fair trial, to substantive procedural due process, and even to the rule of law,' says the former chief justice

SC employees, judges group call on Sereno to resign

Mar 12, 2018 - 8:56 AM

(3rd UPDATE) 'We are calling on you, also for the benefit of the entire nation, to step down as Chief Justice,' they tell Chief Justice Sereno

Judiciary members choose sides as Sereno fights for support

Mar 11, 2018 - 8:52 PM

Judges and justices sympathetic to Sereno assert their position on judicial independence, as some of their colleagues reportedly join the call for her resignation

Philippine's Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno (seated) poses for a selfie with municipal judges, during the annual convention of the country's judges, in Manila on March 8, 2018.  The Philippine Supreme Court chief justice vowed to fight "bullying" and save judicial independence as President Rodrigo Duterte's congressional allies launched an impeachment process March 8 to remove her from office. Photo by Ted Aljibe/AFP

Miriam Santiago: Senators dream of being president

Oct 15, 2015 - 3:14 PM

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago quips: Sa Senado kasi nananaginip silang lahat Nananaginip silang maging presidente ng Pilipinas

HALLER OF FAMER. Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago addresses the Philippine Judges Association on October 15, 2015. Photo by Ayee Macaraig/Rappler

Probe into ‘Ma’am Arlene,’ lifestyle of judges on

Oct 14, 2013 - 6:04 PM

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno has initiated talks with the justice secretary and the Ombudsman to look into an alleged big time judiciary fixer

Facade of the Supreme Court of the Philippines

SC issues guidelines on SALN release

Jun 20, 2012 - 9:49 PM

The SC said the right to access of information is not absolute hence the guidelines

Supreme Court Wins in Budget Battle with Malacanang

Nov 29, 2011 - 8:00 AM

Congress ratifies P1 8 trillion budget for 2012