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Next round of DQ case vs. Sen. Grace Poe shifts to SCOTP

After the 1st Division of the Commission on Elections decision to cancel the Certificate of Candidacy of presidential hopeful Sen. Grace Poe, the next round will be in the Supreme Court of the Philippines (SCOTP). Now, SCOTP Associate Justice Mario Victor Leonen has been designated as the ponente, or the […]

Supreme Court stops plunder trial of former President Arroyo

The Supreme Court of the Philippines (SCOTP) on Tuesday issued a status quo ante order stopping for 30 days the plunder trial against former President and now Pampanga 2nd district Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo by the Sandiganbayan. The case involves the alleged anomalous utilization of the confidential intelligence fund of the […]

2014 bar exam results released, San Beda law graduate #1

MANILA, March 26 — Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Diosdado M. Peralta announced on Thursday that a College of Law graduate of the San Beda College in Manila topped the 2014 Bar Examinations. Peralta, who chairs the 2014 Committee on Bar Examinations, said that out of 5,984 Bar examinees, 1,126 […]

Ejercito disqualification as Laguna guv final – SC

MANILA, Feb. 17 — The Supreme Court (SC) en banc on Tuesday ruled with finality the disqualification case against Emilio Ramon “E.R” Ejercito as governor of Laguna for alleged “overspending” in the election campaign during the 2013 elections. This after the SC dismissed the motion for reconsideration filed by Ejercito […]

SC DAP ruling to lead prosecution of erring gov’t officials – CBCP

SC DAP ruling to lead prosecution of erring gov’t officials – CBCP MANILA, Feb 5 — Archbishop Socrates Villegas said people are hoping the recent ruling of the Supreme Court (SC) will pave the way for the investigation and prosecution of those who were involved in the use of the […]

Palace mum on latest SC decision on DAP

Palace mum on latest SC decision on DAP MANILA, Feb. 4 — Malacanang officials declined to comment on the latest decision of the Supreme Court (SC) regarding the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) saying they have not received a copy of the decision. Communications Secretary Coloma stressed that there is a […]

Supreme Court rules tax case in favor of mining firm

Supreme Court rules tax case in favor of mining firm. MANILA, Jan. 25 — A mining corporation received a favorable Supreme Court tax ruling on unpaid claim for refund amounting to over P3 million. The case pertains to the complaint filed by Taganito Mining Corporation against the Bureau of Internal […]

SC postpones deliberation and voting on DAP case

MANILA, Dec. 3 — The Supreme Court during an en banc session Tuesday decided not to pursue with the scheduled deliberations and voting on the DAP case. This was after Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P. Aranal-Sereno went to Malacanang as guest speaker for the United Nations Convention Against Corruption program. […]

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Supreme Court stops plunder trial of former President Arroyo

The Supreme Court of the Philippines (SCOTP) on Tuesday issued a status quo ante order stopping for 30 days the plunder trial against former President and now Pampanga 2nd district Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo by the Sandiganbayan. The case involves the alleged anomalous utilization of the confidential intelligence fund of the […]

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SC postpones deliberation and voting on DAP case

MANILA, Dec. 3 — The Supreme Court during an en banc session Tuesday decided not to pursue with the scheduled deliberations and voting on the DAP case. This was after Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P. Aranal-Sereno went to Malacanang as guest speaker for the United Nations Convention Against Corruption program. […]

Next round of DQ case vs. Sen. Grace Poe shifts to SCOTP

After the 1st Division of the Commission on Elections decision to cancel the Certificate of Candidacy of presidential hopeful Sen. Grace Poe, the next round will be in the Supreme Court of the Philippines (SCOTP). Now, SCOTP Associate Justice Mario Victor Leonen has been designated as the ponente, or the […]

Palace mum on latest SC decision on DAP

Palace mum on latest SC decision on DAP MANILA, Feb. 4 — Malacanang officials declined to comment on the latest decision of the Supreme Court (SC) regarding the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) saying they have not received a copy of the decision. Communications Secretary Coloma stressed that there is a […]

Ejercito disqualification as Laguna guv final – SC

MANILA, Feb. 17 — The Supreme Court (SC) en banc on Tuesday ruled with finality the disqualification case against Emilio Ramon “E.R” Ejercito as governor of Laguna for alleged “overspending” in the election campaign during the 2013 elections. This after the SC dismissed the motion for reconsideration filed by Ejercito […]

SC DAP ruling to lead prosecution of erring gov’t officials – CBCP

SC DAP ruling to lead prosecution of erring gov’t officials – CBCP MANILA, Feb 5 — Archbishop Socrates Villegas said people are hoping the recent ruling of the Supreme Court (SC) will pave the way for the investigation and prosecution of those who were involved in the use of the […]

Supreme Court rules tax case in favor of mining firm

Supreme Court rules tax case in favor of mining firm. MANILA, Jan. 25 — A mining corporation received a favorable Supreme Court tax ruling on unpaid claim for refund amounting to over P3 million. The case pertains to the complaint filed by Taganito Mining Corporation against the Bureau of Internal […]

2014 bar exam results released, San Beda law graduate #1

MANILA, March 26 — Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Diosdado M. Peralta announced on Thursday that a College of Law graduate of the San Beda College in Manila topped the 2014 Bar Examinations. Peralta, who chairs the 2014 Committee on Bar Examinations, said that out of 5,984 Bar examinees, 1,126 […]

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Palace mum on latest SC decision on DAP

Palace mum on latest SC decision on DAP MANILA, Feb. 4 — Malacanang officials declined to comment on the latest decision of the Supreme Court (SC) regarding the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) saying they have not received a copy of the decision. Communications Secretary Coloma stressed that there is a […]

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SC DAP ruling to lead prosecution of erring gov’t officials – CBCP

SC DAP ruling to lead prosecution of erring gov’t officials – CBCP MANILA, Feb 5 — Archbishop Socrates Villegas said people are hoping the recent ruling of the Supreme Court (SC) will pave the way for the investigation and prosecution of those who were involved in the use of the […]

Ejercito disqualification as Laguna guv final – SC

MANILA, Feb. 17 — The Supreme Court (SC) en banc on Tuesday ruled with finality the disqualification case against Emilio Ramon “E.R” Ejercito as governor of Laguna for alleged “overspending” in the election campaign during the 2013 elections. This after the SC dismissed the motion for reconsideration filed by Ejercito […]

2014 bar exam results released, San Beda law graduate #1

MANILA, March 26 — Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Diosdado M. Peralta announced on Thursday that a College of Law graduate of the San Beda College in Manila topped the 2014 Bar Examinations. Peralta, who chairs the 2014 Committee on Bar Examinations, said that out of 5,984 Bar examinees, 1,126 […]

Supreme Court stops plunder trial of former President Arroyo

The Supreme Court of the Philippines (SCOTP) on Tuesday issued a status quo ante order stopping for 30 days the plunder trial against former President and now Pampanga 2nd district Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo by the Sandiganbayan. The case involves the alleged anomalous utilization of the confidential intelligence fund of the […]

Next round of DQ case vs. Sen. Grace Poe shifts to SCOTP

After the 1st Division of the Commission on Elections decision to cancel the Certificate of Candidacy of presidential hopeful Sen. Grace Poe, the next round will be in the Supreme Court of the Philippines (SCOTP). Now, SCOTP Associate Justice Mario Victor Leonen has been designated as the ponente, or the […]

SC postpones deliberation and voting on DAP case

MANILA, Dec. 3 — The Supreme Court during an en banc session Tuesday decided not to pursue with the scheduled deliberations and voting on the DAP case. This was after Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P. Aranal-Sereno went to Malacanang as guest speaker for the United Nations Convention Against Corruption program. […]

Supreme Court rules tax case in favor of mining firm

Supreme Court rules tax case in favor of mining firm. MANILA, Jan. 25 — A mining corporation received a favorable Supreme Court tax ruling on unpaid claim for refund amounting to over P3 million. The case pertains to the complaint filed by Taganito Mining Corporation against the Bureau of Internal […]