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The SC says that while housing is 'one of the most serious social problems” that the Manila city government needs to address, LGUs don’t have 'unbridled authority' to exercise its power to solve this problem
The justices find no convincing proof that Oscar Moreno, when he was governor of Misamis Oriental, did wrong in approving the rental of heavy equipment for road repairs
Henri Jean Paul Inting, who hails from Davao City, is the younger brother of Comelec commissioner Socorro Inting
They say that the justice beat is one of the most boring beats in reporting. I tend to agree. But where it's boring, it's always so insightful.
The High Court strengthens Ombudsman findings in criminal cases
'There is a need for more detailed rules, especially on the grounds, so the decisions are not perceived to be arbitrary,' says legal expert Tony La Viña
A 20-page decision from Associate Justice Jhosep Lopez reverses the decision of the Makati regional trial court that says that an earlier retirement age for the female flight attendants is discriminatory
According to the Integrated Bar of the Philippines Batangas chapter, RTCs in the province handle an average of 400 to 1,000 cases each
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno has authorized a half-day work schedule for all courts nationwide for Wednesday, April 12
Some experts say it could be 10 years before the pork barrel scam cases are resolved What exactly goes on inside the courts?
The fishermen are now in a temporary shelter pending their deportation to China
The President also names more than 300 prosecutors across the country before the election appointments ban
Some 1 600 cases are pending and 400 inmates are languishing in jail built for only half of their number Will the President appoint prosecutors in February?
When you remain married only on paper it feels like you are languishing in marital purgatory
In most countries the highest paid really are those who are in government service even higher [than those who are] in private sector says the senatorial aspirant
Some 52 volunteer courts are involved in the judicial experiment of the continuous trial system but the 2015 TIP report recommends the expansion of the system Courts need additional budget for this
In an exclusive interview with Rappler Philippine Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno talks about her personal paradigm for power and her plans to lead the reform of the judiciary
EXCLUSIVE: Will now Supreme Court Justice Presbitero Velasco be asked to pay for a multi million peso loan he endorsed 18 years ago?
Binay slams the Ombudsman DILG and DOJ for brazenly ignoring the lawful court order on the suspension of his son Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Junjun Binay
UPDATED The fire which killed a court aide and a security guard can delay the administration of justice and have a bearing on high profile cases involving alleged Malaysian terrorist Marwan and the Aman Futures scam
UPDATED The spotlight is cast on Judicial and Bar Council reforms
The country is at a crux. If the judiciary will grow some balls this time around and convict – it will shatter doubts and silence the naysayers and cynics.
President Benigno Aquino III has appointed new judges to lower courts in Aurora Bataan Bulacan Nueva Ecija Pampanga Tarlac and Zambales provinces
There is a way to bring the real issue corruption back in the game – if the government brings to jail even those who are very much part of this daang matuwid administration
All eyes are on the undermanned ill equipped and overworked Sandiganbayan the Philippines anti graft court that was created to punish crooks in government
The Court says Garcia s 2010 reelection absolved her of administrative liability in the purchase of land supposedly under seawater during her 2008 term as Cebu governor
CA ruling: Bt talong eggplant field trials violate the people’s constitutional right to a balanced and healthful ecology
I was raised a Catholic It s just part of my wiring already So being Catholic is something that I am until it is taken away from me
A Manila court s conviction of Church critic Carlos Celdran may be the first post World War II case says his lawyer