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Impeachment complaint vs. 7 SC magistrates ‘insufficient in substance’ – HOR

Posted on: September 11th, 2018 | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines – The House Committee on Justice ruled on Tuesday (September 11) that the impeachment complaint filed against the seven magistrates of the Supreme Court (SC) is...

Impeachment proceedings depend on SC decision on Sereno’s motion

Posted on: May 15th, 2018 | No Comments
  QUEZON CITY, Philippines — The Lower House of Congress deferred its discussion on the impeachment complaint filed against former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. House Majority floor leader Rudy Fariñas...

Minority senators to insist power as impeachment court over Sereno’s case

Posted on: May 15th, 2018 | No Comments
    PASAY CITY, Philippines —  Members of the minority in Senate are finalizing their move in order to proceed with the impeachment of ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. This...

Timeline leading up to Sereno’s ouster

Posted on: May 11th, 2018 | No Comments
    Revisit the events, allegations and hearings that led to the eventual ouster of Maria Lourdes Sereno as chief justice of the Supreme Court. August 15, 2017 Complainants Eligio...

SC: Ombudsman Morales is entitled to full 7-year term

Posted on: April 25th, 2018 | No Comments
  The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales is entitled to a full seven-year term. Voting unanimously, the Court dismissed the consolidated petitions challenging Morales’ stay in...

Opposition senators urge dismissal of quo warranto petition vs. CJ Sereno

Posted on: April 19th, 2018 | No Comments
Senators Antonio Trillanes IV and Leila De Lima on Thursday, April 19, filed a manifestation before the Supreme Court (SC) seeking the dismissal of the quo warranto petition against Chief...

Duterte asks partymates to speed up impeachment of CJ Sereno

Posted on: April 13th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday asked PDP-LABAN congressmen to work double time to speed up the impeachment proceedings against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. However, the President stressed...

Quo warranto petition, possible against impeachable officials – Ret. SC Justice

Posted on: April 12th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Retired Supreme Court Justice Antonio Eduardo Nachura believes that a quo warranto petition can be filed against an impeachable official such as Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno....

Gadon’s cussing at Sereno supporters, ground for disbarment—IBP

Posted on: April 11th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Even before the heated exchange between Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno and Associate Justice Teresita de Castro started at the Supreme Court’s quo warranto oral arguments in Baguio...

Sereno accuses Duterte of interfering in impeachment case against her

Posted on: April 9th, 2018 | No Comments
MANILA, Philippines — Supreme Court Chief Justice on leave Maria Lourdes Sereno started early in lambasting her critics after receiving recognition earlier at a commemoration program for the Araw ng Kagitingan...