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Palawan fisherman says he was 'pressured' to withdraw writ of kalikasan plea

A Palawan fisherman named as one of the petitioners in the plea seeking to protect the marine environment in the West Philippine Sea has claimed he was “pressured” into withdrawing the petition pending before the Supreme Court. → Read More

Otso Diretso bets move to disqualify OSG from DOJ sedition probe

Three Otso Diretso senatorial candidates and a former Supreme Court spokesperson implicated in the sedition complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo and more than 30 others have asked the panel of prosecutors investigating the complaint to disqualify the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) from appearing in the probe. → Read More

Bishops deny 'Bikoy' allegations, ask prosecutors to dismiss sedition rap

MAYNILA - Three bishops accused of taking part in the plot to oust President Rodrigo Duterte have spoken up denying the allegations of Peter Joemel “Bikoy” Advincula, the hooded figure in the viral “Ang Totoong Narcolist” videos. → Read More

Justice chief OK with lifestyle check on Cabinet members

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Thursday said he welcomes the Presidential Anti-Corruption’s move to conduct lifestyle checks on Cabinet members. → Read More

Bersamin credits US learning trip for spurring changes in PH legal education

The learning visit, Bersamin said, convinced the team that current approaches to Philippine legal education were “possibly inadequate, or were even outdated” and needed to be “enhanced.” → Read More

More fisherfolk withdraw writ of kalikasan petition to protect West Philippine Sea

MANILA – Eighteen more fisherfolk have opted to withdraw their writ of kalikasan petition before the Supreme Court, based on a filing by their counsel, the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) on Wednesday. → Read More

SC acts on Rappler petition vs presidential coverage ban

After almost 4 months, the Supreme Court has acted on the petition filed by Rappler and some of its journalists questioning the President’s directive preventing them from covering his events. → Read More

Bongbong Marcos urges PET to set date to receive evidence in electoral protest

MANILA – The camp of losing vice presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos, Jr. has urged the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) to set the date for the reception of evidence and submission of the affidavits of witnesses in his electoral protest against Vice President Leni Robredo. → Read More

DOJ insists on judge's inhibition for bail grant on Jee Ick-joo kidnap-slay prime suspect

State prosecutors have reiterated their plea for the inhibition of the Angeles City judge who allowed the prime suspect in the kidnap-slay of South Korean businessman Jee Ick Joo to post bail. → Read More

Opposition camp blasts OSG as sedition probe starts

The camp of opposition leaders on Friday lambasted the Office of the Solicitor General for participating in the justice department's investigation on the sedition complaint against them. → Read More

Robredo, Trillanes, et al question sedition case evidence; DOJ defers counter-affidavit filing

MANILA – The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday deferred the filing of counter-affidavits of Vice President Leni Robredo, former senator Antonio Trillanes IV and more than 30 other opposition figures accused of plotting the ouster of President Rodrigo Duterte in the sedition complaint pending before it. → Read More

SC affirms with finality ruling requiring power supply deals to undergo bidding

MANILA – The Supreme Court has affirmed with finality its ruling requiring power supply agreements (PSAs) submitted by Meralco and other distribution utilities with the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) after June 30, 2015 to undergo a competitive selection process. → Read More

VP Robredo wants cops to produce more evidence in sedition raps

The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo on Thursday asked the justice department to order the police to produce more evidence for the sedition complaint it lodged against her before she files a counter-affidavit. → Read More

Sytin fights arrest warrant over bro's slay

MANILA – Dennis Sytin, the businessman accused of masterminding the killing of his own brother, has asked an Olongapo court to cancel or suspend the implementation of an arrest warrant issued against him in connection with the murder and frustrated murder charges he is facing. → Read More

SC upholds Drilon critic's libel conviction, prison sentence

The Supreme Court has upheld the libel conviction of journalist Manuel “Boy” Mejorada, a critic of Senator Franklin Drilon, over defamatory posts accusing the senator of corruption. → Read More

Owner of site linked to US mass shootings has left PH

The American owner of a far-right online message board connected to 3 mass shootings has left the Philippines, Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra said Wednesday. → Read More

Court issues hold departure order vs trader Sytin over brother's slay

An Olongapo City court has issued a hold departure order (HDO) against Dennis Sytin, the businessman accused of masterminding the killing of his brother, based on a copy of a court document obtained by ABS-CBN News, as confirmed by the head of the prosecution panel. → Read More

SC lifts TRO on Mamasapano Sandiganbayan trial

The Supreme Court has lifted the temporary restraining order (TRO) on the Mamasapano trial at the Sandiganbayan, two well-placed sources at the Supreme Court told ABS-CBN News, paving the way for possible action on the withdrawal of the graft and usurpation of authority charges against former President Benigno Aquino III. → Read More

Lawyers' group appeals CA amparo dismissal to Supreme Court

The National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers (NUPL) has asked the Supreme Court to review the Court of Appeals’ dismissal of its plea for protection from alleged threats to its members’ lives, liberty and security supposedly by state security agents led by no less than President Rodrigo Duterte. → Read More

SC fines Maynilad, Manila Water, MWSS for PH Clean Water Act violations

MANILA – The Supreme Court en banc voted 14-0 to fine water concessionaires Maynilad and Manila Water over P921 million each for violation of the Philippine Clean Water Act, Supreme Court Spokesperson Brian Keith Hosaka announced Tuesday. → Read More