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Poe hopes Sereno view on foundlings would inspire SC justices »

grace poe Presidential aspirant Senator Grace Poe expressed hope on Wednesday that Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno’s strong position on the rights of foundlings like her would ring “loud and clear” not only to the public, but also to other Supreme Court justices, who will make a final decision whether or not she is qualified to run for president in May.

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JBC starts 2-day public interview of SC associate justice candidates »

bisquera The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) on Thursday started its two-day public interview of 16 candidates to fill the position of Supreme Court Associate Justice to be vacated by Associate Justice Martin Villarama on Jan. 16 who retired early citing health reasons.

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SC to tackle crucial cases this month »

Supreme-court-building The Supreme Court is off to a busy start of the new year as it is set to tackle this month crucial cases and address critical administrative matters.

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Binay, other gov’t execs’ satisfaction rating suffer drop »

THE net satisfaction rating of Vice President Jejomar Binay has suffered a nine-point drop in December compared to his rating last September, the last quarter Social Weather Station (SWS) survey showed.

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Sereno advises judges affected by ‘Nona’ to take precautions »

Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno has advised all executive judges in areas affected or to be affected by typhoon "Nona" with signal number 3 or higher to take all necessary measures including work suspension.

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CJ uses self as example of woman in work force »

CJ HOLDING COURT  Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno fields questions from journalists at a press briefing in Intramuros, Manila, in the wake of attacks on the Supreme Court from the House of Representatives and President Aquino. RAFFY LERMA In a moving speech that centered on her being a mother and the country’s highest magistrate, Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno called on Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) delegates to bat for flexibility in labor laws and business models to accommodate more women in the business sector.

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Sereno office: Probe ‘gang-rape’ of inmate’s wife in Munti prison »

nbp Was an inmate’s wife gang-raped by prisoners and prison guards? The chief justice of the Supreme Court wants an investigation. The Office of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno has called on the Department of Justice (DOJ) to investigate a complaint by an inmate that his wife was gang-raped by prisoners and prison guards inside the […]

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‘Long way to go’ in fight vs corruption, injustice, says Sereno »

29sereno While noting the Philippine judiciary’s initiatives in cleaning its own ranks, Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Thursday admitted that the battle against corruption and injustice was far from over.

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SC to build more halls of justice after executive nod »

Supreme-court-building In a bid to expedite trials and other judicial processes, the Supreme Court said the entire judiciary was looking forward to build more halls of justice across the country after getting necessary funds from the government.

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