SC affirms suspension of Alabang Boys' lawyer

February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on SC affirms suspension of Alabang Boys' lawyer 

MANILA, Feb. 21 — The Supreme Court (SC) has affirmed its ruling suspending a lawyer from the practice of law for six months stemming from the case of the so-called "Alabang Boys."

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SC junks MRs of Pamatong, 2 party-list groups for lack of merit

February 3, 2016 by · Comments Off on SC junks MRs of Pamatong, 2 party-list groups for lack of merit 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Feb. 3 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) en banc has dismissed for lack of merit the motions for reconsideration (MRs) of Elly Pamatong and two party-list groups, respectively.

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SC acquits former Laguna mayor of malversation raps

January 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on SC acquits former Laguna mayor of malversation raps 

By Perfecto T. Paymundo

MANILA, Jan. 21 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) has ruled that withholding salaries of government employees to liquidate cash advance is allowed under the rules of the Commission on Audit (COA).

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SC asked to exempt private group from election gun ban

January 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on SC asked to exempt private group from election gun ban 

MANILA, Jan. 11 — A private gun owners group on Monday filed a petition before the Supreme Court (SC) seeking to allow them to carry their respective guns during the election gun ban which took effect on Sunday.

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Tatad asks SC to lift TRO on Poe's disqualification

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Tatad asks SC to lift TRO on Poe's disqualification 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.

MANILA, Jan. 4 (PNA) — Former Senator Francisco S. Tatad asked the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday to lift the temporary restraining order (TRO) it issued in favor of Senator Grace Poe-Llamanzares over the issue of natural-born Filipino status.

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Duterte to seek SC’s help if disqualified by Comelec –-Cayetano

January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on Duterte to seek SC’s help if disqualified by Comelec –-Cayetano 

By Jelly F. Musico

MANILA, Jan. 4 (PNA) – Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte will seek relief from the Supreme Court (SC) if his Certificate of Candidacy (CoC) for president in the 2016 polls will be cancelled by the Commission on Elections (Comelec), according to his running mate, Senator Alan Peter Cayetano, on Monday.

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Solon says Comelec can still push through with the scheduled polls despite TRO on 'No Bio, No Boto' policy

December 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on Solon says Comelec can still push through with the scheduled polls despite TRO on 'No Bio, No Boto' policy 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, Dec. 7 (PNA) — Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez expressed confidence on Monday that the scheduled May 2016 elections will push through as scheduled despite the issuance of a temporary restraining order (TRO) by the Supreme Court (SC) on the Commission on Elections' (Comelec) “No Bio, No Boto” policy.

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Kabataan Party-list welcomes issuance of TRO vs. ‘No Bio, No Boto’

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on Kabataan Party-list welcomes issuance of TRO vs. ‘No Bio, No Boto’ 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) — Kabataan Party-list welcomed Tuesday the decision of the Supreme Court en banc to issue a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the ‘No Bio, No Boto’ scheme of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC), effectively enjoining the poll body from deactivating the registration records of voters who failed to undergo biometric validation.

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SC TRO on 'no bio, no boto' to affect Comelec preparations for May 2016 polls

December 2, 2015 by · Comments Off on SC TRO on 'no bio, no boto' to affect Comelec preparations for May 2016 polls 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, Dec. 1 (PNA) — An official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) admitted that the temporary restraining order (TRO) issued by the Supreme Court (SC) on their “No Bio, No Boto” policy will affect the commission's preparations for the May 2016 polls.

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With the SET ruling, Macalintal says Comelec should dismiss all DQ cases against Poe

November 19, 2015 by · Comments Off on With the SET ruling, Macalintal says Comelec should dismiss all DQ cases against Poe 

MANILA, Nov. 18 — An election lawyer has said that the disqualification cases filed against Senator Grace Poe involving her citizenship should be dismissed by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in light of the decision of the Senate Electoral Tribunal (SET) declaring the lawmaker as a natural-born Filipino citizen.

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