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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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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