SC has exclusive power to dismiss complaints vs. lawyers

October 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on SC has exclusive power to dismiss complaints vs. lawyers 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Oct. 27 (PNA) — The power to dismiss a complaint against a lawyer rests solely with the Supreme Court (SC) and cannot be delegated to the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP).

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IBP: Senate has no jurisdiction to probe magistrates of Judiciary

April 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on IBP: Senate has no jurisdiction to probe magistrates of Judiciary 

BAGUIO CITY, April 13 — The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) on Monday said the Supreme Court (SC) has the proper jurisdiction to investigate the magistrates of the Judiciary who are being accused of graft and corruption.

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