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Ex-SC justices, ombudsmen endorse Chel Diokno

May 09, 2019 - 2:06 PM

'We have a wonderful guy here, who can really serve our country more than many of our candidates who may be popular because they're exposed to media,' says former SC justice Roberto Abad

ENDORSEMENT. (L-R) FEU Law Dean Mel Sta Maria, former SC justices Antonio Nachura and Roberto Abad and former Ombudsmen Conchita Carpio-Morales and Simeon Marcelo, and Lyceum Law Dean Sol Mawis throw their support behind opposition Senate bet Chel Diokno in a news conference on May 9, 2019. Photo courtesy of the Diokno campaign

Deja vu or trauma? Erap prosecutors now defending Lascañas

Mar 06, 2017 - 2:54 PM

The lawyers of Davao hitman retired SP03 Arturo Lascañas were the private prosecutors in the impeachment trial of ousted president Joseph Estrada in December 2000

ERAP AND BALELENG CASES. Lawyer Arno Sanidad also filed murder charges against ex-police general and now Senator Panfilo Lacson.

What stats, surveys say about Aquino's fight vs corruption

Jul 27, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Rappler looks at various statistics data and surveys and finds a combination of good and bad on the Aquino administration s anti corruption campaign

Aquino told: Tell ‘accurate’ Mamasapano story

Feb 28, 2015 - 12:48 PM

How can government regain public trust after the bloody Maguindanao operation? The President should address the growing search for truth justice accountability

These Arroyo men sympathize with Aquino, offer advice

Feb 28, 2015 - 8:00 AM

President Aquino will survive the Mamasapano crisis the former senior government officials say but the incident should also make the public consider federalism as a solution to the Mindanao conflict

FORMER ARROYO MEN: Defense Secretary Avelino Cruz, Speaker Jose De Venecia Jr, NEDA director general Romulo Neri, and Ombudsman Simeon Marcelo

Justices told: Explain refusal to try Jinggoy's plunder case

Dec 17, 2014 - 9:00 AM

Has there been undue pressure exerted on the justices to back out from the case?

APPEARANCE. Senator Jinggoy Estrada appears  before the Sandiganbayan Fifth Division. Sandiganbayan pool photo

Payoffs, weak prosecution got Binay off the hook

Oct 25, 2014 - 11:10 AM

We reviewed 5 graft cases that never prospered against the Vice President when he was still mayor of Makati

Senate to tackle bills on Sandiganbayan

May 04, 2014 - 1:37 PM

UPDATED Among other bills draft legislation that seeks to empower the country s anti graft court the Sandiganbayan is on the list


Want to jail the corrupt? Wait for at least 10 years

Jan 14, 2014 - 4:44 PM

Fix the bottleneck in the Sandiganbayan where it takes an average of 10 2 years to finish cases says former Ombudsman Simeon Marcelo

Ex-Ombudsman declines CJ nomination

Jun 30, 2012 - 10:50 AM

Simeon Marcelo says his decision is not affected by the acting chief justice Antonio Carpio also being in the running

Defensor-Santiago, 3 others nominated for chief justice

Jun 26, 2012 - 1:04 PM

The 4 who have been recently endorsed for the post are all legal experts