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

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 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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Palace: Corona indictment validates our ‘fact-based’ position »

Ousted Chief Justice Renato C. Corona. SENATE POOL FILE PHOTO Malacañang on Friday said the Sandiganbayan’s finding of probable cause to put on trial former Chief Justice Renato Corona for perjury and false declaration in his statement of assets, liabilities, and net worth (SALN) only affirmed its long-standing position and the latter’s impeachment.

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Binay dislodges Drilon as most trusted gov’t exec–Pulse Asia poll »

Vice President Vice President Jejomar Binay. CEBU DAILY NEWS FILE PHOTO/JUNJIE MENDOZA Vice President Jejomar Binay, who has fallen to second place among the preferred presidential candidates in the 2016 elections, is now the most trusted government official, results of a Pulse Asia survey released on Monday showed. Binay enjoyed a 15 point increase in his trust rating, from 42 percent last March to 57 percent, bumping […]

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No plea for ex-CJ Renato Corona in tax evasion cases »

corona Former-Chief Justice Renato Corona refused to enter a plea for six counts of tax evasion leveled against him before the Court of Tax Appeals.

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Ex-CJ Renato Corona seeks dismissal of tax cases as arraignment is reset »

corona The Court of Tax Appeals has again reset to February 25, 2015, the arraignment of former Chief Justice Renato Corona who is facing 12 counts of tax evasion filed by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR).

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CJ Sereno stresses value of judicial independence, fiscal autonomy anew »

Photo by Nestor Corrales/ Citing the judiciary has not been receiving even one percent of the national budget, Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno has reiterated her call on judicial independence and fiscal autonomy through a budgetary support.

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Senate OKs bill limiting JBC members to 2 terms »

Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III The Senate on Tuesday approved on third and final reading a bill that would bar regular members of the Judicial and Bar Council from serving more than two full terms.

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Courts in Tacloban, Palo, Leyte open during Papal visit »

Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. RAFFY LERMA Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno has ordered executive judges in Tacloban and judges in the Municipal Trial Court in Palo, Leyte, to maintain a skeletal force during the visit of Pope Francis on January 17.

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Pork scam prosecutor eyes Sandiganbayan post »

sandiganbayan A government prosecutor assisting the Office of the Ombudsman in the plunder cases against Senators Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada, Juan Ponce Enrile and Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. is among the aspirants for the position vacated by Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Gregory Ong, according to the website of the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC).

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