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SC: Congress shall convene on martial law only to revoke, extend

Jul 25, 2017 - 3:58 PM

Former solicitor general Florin Hilbay the petitioners counsel calls the ruling a strange and unfortunate result

Ex-Solgen Hilbay seeks support in martial law petition

Jun 02, 2017 - 2:03 PM

The petition which will be filed before the Supreme Court asks that the House of Representatives and the Senate meet in a joint session to discuss martial law

Lopez, Calida vs Hilbay, ISIS | Midday wRap

Mar 14, 2017 - 12:59 PM

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All memos in: SC to decide soon on Grace Poe case

Feb 23, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Rappler rounds up the main points in the memorandums filed by the parties involved in the disqualification case against presidential candidate Grace Poe

AFTER ORAL ARGUMENTS. All parties in the disqualification case against presidential candidate Grace Poe now await the Supreme Court decision. File photos by Rappler

SolGen: 99.9% chance children born in PH have Filipino parents

Feb 16, 2016 - 8:28 PM

In oral arguments on Grace Poe s disqualification Solicitor General Florin Hilbay use official statistics to support his argument that she is a natural born Filipino

SolGen on Poe, Pacquiao, 2016 Grammys | 6PM wRap

Feb 16, 2016 - 7:33 PM

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SolGen to SC: Grace Poe met requisite 10-year residency

Feb 16, 2016 - 4:18 PM

Solicitor General Florin Hilbay says it was a mistake for the Comelec to consider Poe s 2012 certificate of candidacy for senator as conclusive and binding

FAST FACTS: The Office of the Solicitor General and its roles

Jan 11, 2016 - 3:01 PM

UPDATED The Solicitor General is the nation s chief attorney

US gun control, Brillantes on SolGen, Steve Harvey | 12PM wRap

Jan 06, 2016 - 12:00 PM

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Order DMCI to demolish Torre de Manila, SolGen asks SC

Sep 25, 2015 - 11:15 AM

The Solicitor General says DMCI should demolish Torre de Manila at its own expense for violating both local zoning laws and the Constitution

PHOTOBOMBER? The Torre de Manila residential project is seen rising behind the monument of national hero Jose Rizal. Rappler photo

Sereno questions SolGen's authority to challenge historical commission

Aug 25, 2015 - 9:29 PM

The Solicitor General has dropped as client the National Historical Commission of the Philippines which says its guidelines do not provide a legal standard for them to stop Torre de Manila

Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada led the wreath laying ceremony at the Rizal Park in Manila Friday in celebration of Dr. Jose Rizal's 154th birth anniversary. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

SolGen no longer NHCP counsel in Torre de Manila case

Aug 19, 2015 - 11:58 PM

The Solicitor General says continuing to represent the NHCP would compromise the statutory duty to articulate a legal argument that will best serve its ultimate client the Republic

NO LONGER NHCP COUNSEL. The Solicitor General will no longer represent the NHCP in the case against the controversial Torre de Manila project. Rappler Rappler

Jardeleza, 2 other SC justices inhibit from Junjun Binay case

Apr 21, 2015 - 2:36 PM

SC Associate Justices Presbitero Velasco Jr Arturo Brion and Francis Jardeleza join Associate Justice Diosdado Peralta in inhibiting from the controversial case

VLOG: SC ends oral arguments on EDCA

Nov 26, 2014 - 2:39 AM

Solicitor General Florin Hilbay concedes that the new deal does not guarantee that US will come to the aid of the Philippines in case of armed attack in the West Philippine Sea

ORAL ARGUMENTS: Supreme Court holds oral arguments on the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA). Rappler photo

SolGen: EDCA no guarantee US will aid PH in sea dispute

Nov 25, 2014 - 5:52 PM

While the focus of the legal battle has been whether EDCA needs Senate ratification Supreme Court justices have grilled petitioners and Acting Solicitor General Florin Hilbay about the benefits of EDCA

ORAL ARGUMENTS ON EDCA: Acting Solicitor General Florin Hilbay and Anti-EDCA petitioner former Senator Rene Saguisag. Rappler photo