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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SC dismisses court employee for extortion

September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on SC dismisses court employee for extortion 

MANILA, Sept. 8 — The Supreme Court (SC) has sternly reminded employees that "no court official or employee is exempt from the obligation to maintain the highest standard of conduct while serving in the Judiciary,"as it dismissed a court employee for extortion amounting to grave misconduct.

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SC justice's interpellation on DMCI counsel revolves on 'what's not prohibited by law is allowed'

August 12, 2015 by · Comments Off on SC justice's interpellation on DMCI counsel revolves on 'what's not prohibited by law is allowed' 

MANILA, Aug. 11 — The interpellation by Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio on Atty. Victor Lazatin, counsel of DMCI Homes, on Tuesday revolved on the principle of "What is not prohibited by law is allowed."

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Update: Payment of just compensation to DMCI tackled in oral arguments at SC

August 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on Update: Payment of just compensation to DMCI tackled in oral arguments at SC 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo Jr.

MANILA, Aug. 4 (PNA) — The payment of just compensation to DMCI Homes Inc. (DMCI) was tackled on Tuesday afternoon in the oral arguments before the Supreme Court (SC) on the case of Torre de Manila.

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SC also planned to erect tall edifice in same area where Torre de Manila now stands

August 5, 2015 by · Comments Off on SC also planned to erect tall edifice in same area where Torre de Manila now stands 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

MANILA, Aug. 4 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) had also planned to construct a tall building in the same place where Torre de Manila now stands.

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SC declares constitutional E.O. No. 2 voiding midnight appointments of ex-President Arroyo

June 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on SC declares constitutional E.O. No. 2 voiding midnight appointments of ex-President Arroyo 

MANILA, June 16 — The Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday declared as constitutional Executive Order No. 2 that nullified the effectivity of the alleged midnight appointments made by former President and now Pampanga (2nd District) Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

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Ombudsman maintains CA has no jurisdiction over the Binay case

June 17, 2015 by · Comments Off on Ombudsman maintains CA has no jurisdiction over the Binay case 

MANILA, June 16 — The Office of the Ombudsman maintained on Tuesday that the Court of Appeals (CA) has no jurisdiction over the petition filed by Makati City Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay Jr. on the preventive suspension order issued against him by the anti-graft body.

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Jimenez: Comelec prefers to conduct manual polls than 'no elections' at all

April 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on Jimenez: Comelec prefers to conduct manual polls than 'no elections' at all 

By Ferdinand G. Patinio

MANILA, April 22 (PNA) — Commission on Elections (Comelec) Spokesman James Jimenez has said "it is acceptable to have manual polls than not to have elections" at all, stressing that they will do all they can to have elections next year.

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SC stops deletion of Filipino subject in college curriculum

April 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on SC stops deletion of Filipino subject in college curriculum 

By Perfecto T. Raymundo

BAGUIO CITY, April 22 (PNA) — The Supreme Court (SC) has stopped the move to delete the Filipino subject in the college curriculum.

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SC: Church annulments not additional grounds for annulment

April 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on SC: Church annulments not additional grounds for annulment 

BAGUIO CITY, April 13 — “To consider church annulments as additional grounds for annulment under Article 36 would be legislating from the bench. As stated in Republic v. Court of Appeals and Molina, interpretations given by the [National Appellate Matrimonial Tribunal (NAMT)] of the Catholic Church of the Philippines are given great respect by our courts, but they are not controlling or decisive.”

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