Sandiganbayan clears Revilla; convicts Napoles, Cambe of plunder

MANILA — The Sandiganbayan on Friday acquitted former Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla, Jr. of plunder case in connection with his alleged involvement in the multi-billion peso Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF)…

SC affirms closure of erring Bacolod bingo outlet

MANILA — The Supreme Court (SC) junked the petition filed against the city government of Bacolod by a bingo games operator whose business was padlocked for failing to secure a…

SC junks plea on P8.5-B back wages of Napocor employees

MANILA — The Supreme Court (SC) denied with finality the motion for reconsideration filed by employees of the National Power Corp. (Napocor) seeking the collection of about PHP8.5 billion in back…

Sereno’s verified answer ‘litany of lies, lame logic’: Gadon

MANILA — Lawyer Larry Gadon on Thursday filed before the House justice committee his own reply to the verified answer of Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, whom…

Sereno camp files ‘verified answer’ to impeach rap

MANILA  — The legal team of the Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Monday filed her verified answer to lawyer Larry Gadon’s impeachment complaint, calling for its…

SC okays curfew for minors in QC, but not in Manila, Navotas

MANILA — The Supreme Court (SC) has declared the curfew for minors implemented in the cities of Manila and Navotas as unconstitutional. However, the SC ruled that a similar ordinance on…

PET grants Marcos plea for retrieval of ballot boxes in 3 provinces

  MANILA – The Supreme Court, sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), has granted the plea of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., seeking the retrieval of ballot boxes…

Parojinog siblings seek court permission to attend parents’ wake

  MANILA, Aug. 11 — Ozamiz City Vice Mayor Nova Princess Parojinog-Echavez and her brother, Reynaldo Jr., filed an urgent motion before Ozamiz City Regional Trial Court Branch 15 to…

Robredo hits Marcos’ failure to follow agreements on poll protest

  MANILA, Aug. 7 — The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo filed a manifestation before the Supreme Court (SC), sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), stating that former…

VACC, Vanguard file impeachment rap vs. CJ Sereno, no solon endorser

  MANILA — The Volunteers Against Crime and Corruption (VACC) and the Vanguard of the Philippine Constitution on Wednesday filed an impeachment complaint against Supreme Court (SC) Chief Justice Maria…

House opposition seeks MR vs martial law declaration

  MANILA — Opposition lawmakers led by Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Friday asked the Supreme Court to reverse its decision upholding the constitutionality of President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of…

VP Robredo welcomes PET decision to extend payment in bond for counter-protest vs Marcos Jr.

  MANILA — The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo welcomed the decision of the Supreme Court (SC), sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET), to extend the July 14…

Napoles asks SC for bail on PDAF plunder case

  MANILA — The camp of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles asked the Supreme Court (SC) for temporary liberty in connection to one of the plunder cases…

Preliminary conference on Marcos poll protest vs VP Robredo set on July 11

  MANILA — The Supreme Court (SC) sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) will start the preliminary conference on the election protest of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. against…

Senators react to SC decision upholding martial law

MANILA — Senators on Tuesday had mixed reactions to the Supreme Court (SC) decision to uphold Pres. Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao. Senate Pres. Aquilino Pimentel III…

The Supreme Court has spoken — Palace

  MANILA — Malacañang on Tuesday lauded the Supreme Court (SC) decision affirming the constitutionality of President Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of martial law in Mindanao even as it reiterated its…

SC upholds martial law in Mindanao

MANILA — The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday ruled in favor of President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 216 placing the entire Mindanao under martial law. SC spokesman Theodore Te announced the…

SC grants Marcos motion for panel of commissioners to hear poll protest

MANILA — The Supreme Court (SC) sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) granted the urgent motion filed by former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos to designate at least three hearing…

SC starts oral arguments on petitions vs martial law in Mindanao

MANILA — The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday started the three-day oral arguments on the three consolidated petitions challenging the constitutionality of President Rodrigo Duterte’s proclamation of martial law in…

SC merges 2 mandamus petitions vs martial law

MANILA — The Supreme Court on Thursday announced that it will consolidate the two mandamus petitions asking the high court to order the Senate and the House of Representatives to…