POPCOM, RH advocates urge Supreme Court to lift TRO on contraceptives

MANILA — The Commission on Population (POPCOM) on Friday joined more than 100 women and men in submitting to the Supreme Court (SC) copies of a petition signed by 300,000…

SC disallows release of COLA, amelioration back pay for NAPOCOR employees

MANILA — The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday junked the petition of employees of the National Power Corporation (NAPOCOR) seeking the back payment of additional Cost of Living Allowance (COLA)…

Sereno urges new lawyers to empower provinces with better legal services

MANILA – Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno urged the country’s new lawyers, who took their oath on Monday, to empower the provinces with better legal services, particularly the…

SC Affirms Victory of La Union Lady Solon

AGOO, La Union – The Supreme Court (SC) has affirmed the victory of La Union Second District Representative Sandra Young Eriguel after it dismissed the petition filed by a resident…

Provincial law grads rule 2016 Bar Top 10

MANILA, May 3 — For the first time, no Metro Manila-based school landed in the top 10 of the 2016 Bar examinations, according to results released by Supreme Court on…

De Lima asks QC court to dismiss disobedience to summons case

MANILA — Detained Senator Leila De Lima filed a motion for reconsideration before the Quezon City Metropolitan Trial Court (MeTC) seeking to dismiss the disobedience to summons case filed against…

VP Robredo’s camp says Bongbong’s allegations weak

MANILA — The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo on Friday expressed confidence that they can easily prove to the Supreme Court sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) that the…

Rise of Torre signals ‘death of national heritage’

MANILA — A lawmaker on Thursday criticized the Supreme Court decision allowing the construction of the 49-story Torre de Manila located near Luneta Park in Manila. In a statement, Quezon…

Marcos asks SC to junk Robredo’s plea over failure to pay poll protest fee

MANILA — Former Senator Ferdinand ‘Bongbong’ Marcos Jr., on Thursday filed an omnibus motion before the Supreme Court (SC) sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) to dismiss counter protest…

SC affirms CGMA acquittal in PCSO fund scam case

BAGUIO CITY — The Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the acquittal of former president and now Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo from plunder charges in connection to the PHP366-million Philippine Charity…

SC axes Cavite judge in San Beda hazing case

MANILA — The Supreme Court dismissed from the service a judge of the Cavite Regional Trial Court (RTC) after being found administratively liable for dismissing the case against those involved…

SC issues 2nd writ of amparo in favor of kin of ‘Oplan Tokhang’ victims in Antipolo

MANILA — The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday issued a protection order granting a second writ of amparo petition filed by another family of an “Oplan Tokhang” victim in Antipolo…

DOJ can probe, file drug raps vs De Lima — SolGen

MANILA — The government’s top counsel on Monday said that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has the power to investigate and file drug charges against Senator Leila de Lima. Solicitor…

SC junks plea of Revilla, 4 others seeking to void Ombudsman plunder raps

MANILA — The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday denied with finality the motion for reconsideration of former Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. and four others seeking to nullify the findings…

SC issues writ of amparo in favor of families of ‘Oplan Tokhang’ victims

MANILA– The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday issued a writ of amparo in favor of the petition filed by Center for International Law on behalf of the families of slain…

16 judges, 1 Sandiganbayan justice dismissed as SC cleans up ranks

MANILA — In line with efforts to rid its ranks of scalawags, the Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed 16 judges and one Sandiganbayan justice for committing acts unbecoming officers of…

SC: No TRO vs RH Law

MANILA — The Supreme Court on Thursday clarified that there is no temporary restraining order stopping the implementation of programs under the Reproductive Health (RH) Law. SC spokesman Theodore Te…

SC orders release of Rolito Go

MANILA — The Supreme Court on Friday ordered the immediate release of convicted road rage killer Rolito Go. “You are hereby ordered to immediately release Rolito T. Go unless there…

SC junks Revilla plea in connection with plunder suit

MANILA — The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the petition of detained former Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. and four others, including alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim Napoles…

President Duterte gives go signal to Marcos burial at LNMB

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has informed the Marcos family that they can now proceed with the burial of former President Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani after…