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House sub-committee also proposes to clip powers of judiciary

Jan 17, 2018 - 11:30 AM

(UPDATED) The proposed amendment takes away the judiciary’s power to determine grave abuse of discretion and jurisdiction by the other branches of government

JUDICIAL OVERREACH? A House sub-committee on constitutional amendments want to remove the judiciary's power to determine grave abuse of discretion of the other branches of government, citing judicial overreach.

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

SC partly to blame for confusion on Binay's suspension

Mar 22, 2015 - 7:00 PM

The Supreme Court has issued conflicting rulings on whether or not the Court of Appeals can stop an Ombudsman order

Junjun Binay: Ombudsman abused discretion in suspending me

Mar 12, 2015 - 6:01 PM

The Vice President s son asks the Court of Appeals to stop the Ombudsman from placing him under preventive suspension over an allegedly padded building contract

‘NO CONSPIRACY.’ Makati Mayor Junjun Binay tells the Court of Appeals that his signature on the allegedly anomalous contract doesn’t necessarily mean he knew of or participated in irregularities. File photo by Katerina Francisco/Rappler

JBC violated selection rules in Jardeleza case – SC

Sep 05, 2014 - 8:00 PM

The Supreme Court decision reinstating then Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza as nominee to the High Court indirectly reprimands the JBC for allowing the Chief Justice to abuse discretion and violate due process