Martires tops JBC shortlist for Ombudsman

MANILA — Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Samuel Martires led the shortlist of nominees to replace outgoing Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales. This was confirmed by Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra, an ex-officio member…

SC recommends Martires as next Ombudsman

MANILA — The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday unanimously recommended Associate Justice Samuel Martires to the Judicial Bar and Council as the country’s next Ombudsman. This was announced by SC Spokesman…

Martires eyes speedy resolution of cases if named Ombudsman

MANILA — Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Samuel Martires said Wednesday he would speed up the resolution of cases if he becomes the next Ombudsman. “(My) plan to accomplish as an…