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Supreme Court employees rally behind justices, call for judicial independence

Employees of the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday, May 21, wore red to show support for the 14 justices and for judicial independence, on...

Legislators condemn SC decision to oust Sereno

Legislators on Friday, May 11, condemned the Supreme Court (SC) decision granting the quo warranto petition against now-ousted Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes P.A. Sereno. "With...

Opposition group urges SC to ‘resist Duterte’s tyranny’

Government opposition group Movement Against Tyranny (MAT) urged the Supreme Court (SC) to "not allow themselves to be instruments of Duterte's tyranny," according a...

Calida calls Sereno a “liar”, out to mislead public

SOLICITOR-GENERAL Jose C. Calida on Thursday said that Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno "again attempted to mislead the Filipino people" after her camp...

Duterte declares himself Sereno’s ‘enemy’, orders House to speed up impeachment...

President Rodrigo R. Duterte on Monday, April 9, declared himself an "enemy" of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno after she implied he had...

Supreme Court orders Sereno to attend oral arguments on quo warranto...

The Supreme Court (SC), sitting en banc, on Tuesday directed Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno to attend the oral arguments for the quo...

Quo warranto petition vs Sereno ‘proper path not taken’ — SolGen

Solicitor General Jose C. Calida on Tuesday, March 27, submitted to the Supreme Court (SC) his reply to Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno's...

IBP urges high court to dismiss quo warranto against Sereno

THE Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) on Friday asked the Supreme Court to dismiss Solicitor General Jose C. Calida’s quo warranto petition seeking...

Business group calls for due process on Sereno impeachment case

Makati Business Club (MBC) on Friday, March 16, urged political and judicial leaders to let the Congress "follow the impeachment process set forth in...

Philippine judges, court employees call on top justice to resign

A group of judges and four court employees' organizations called on Monday for the Philippines' chief justice to step down and make a "sacrifice"...

IBP appeals for ‘due process’ in impeachment bid vs Sereno

THE Integrated Bar of the Philippines in a statement on Friday appealed for “due process” amid the mounting impeachment campaign against Chief Justice-on-leave Maria...

Sereno confirms indefinite leave

CHIEF JUSTICE Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno in a letter on Tuesday said she will take an indefinite leave, as her own camp confirmed in...

Sereno on leave as impeachment hearings end

CHIEF JUSTICE Maria Lourdes PA. Sereno will take a 15-day “wellness leave” beginning Thursday, March 1, according to lawyer Jojo A. Lacanilao, one of...

Two psychiatrists to attend Sereno impeachment hearing

The House Committee on Justice has invited two psychiatrists to shed light on matters involving the psychological evaluation of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A....

Chief Justice Sereno talks of reform hopes amid uncertainty

By Ricky S. Torre Associate Editor A MODERNIZED, more efficient judiciary should result from reforms that Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes P.A. Sereno hopes will come to...

New complaint against Chief Justice says she didn’t file her SALN...

LAWYER Lorenzo G. Gadon filed another complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno, this time for alleged non-filing of her statement of assets,...

Sereno impeachment: House committee tackles controversial car

THE HEAD of the Supreme Court’s (SC) procurement office yesterday said they asked the “end-user” for preference in a vehicle purchase, which has been...

Psychiatrists to be invited to impeachment hearing

By Tricia Aquino Interaksyon MANILA -- The House committee on justice will invite the psychiatrists who supposedly “gave failing marks on the psychiatric or psychological make-up”...

Alvarez: Sereno’s impeachment ready by March

HOUSE SPEAKER Pantaleon D. Alvarez, in an interview with ANC on Wednesday, said impeachment proceedings against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno may be...

Accuser denies pressuring Chief Justice

LAWYER LORENZO G. Gadon, the complainant in the impeachment petition against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno, said he can never pressure Congress to...

Another SC justice to attend impeachment hearing

ANOTHER Supreme Court justice is expected to join the resource persons who will testify in the House committee on justice’s inquiry on the impeachment...

Speaker calls on Chief Justice to attend House impeachment hearing

SPEAKER Pantaleon D. Alvarez called on Chief Justice (CJ) Maria Lourdes P. A Sereno before the House justice committee investigation on her impeachment, instead...

Sereno camp says congressmen aiding Gadon in impeachment ‘fishing expedition’

By Andrea Louise E. San Juan THE CAMP of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno yesterday, Nov. 23, slammed complainant lawyer Lorenzo G. Gadon and...

Sereno stands ground to be represented by lawyers

CHIEF JUSTICE Maria Lourdes P. A. Sereno has executed a Special Power of Attorney authorizing her lawyers “to exercise and protect her rights and...

Chief Justice still studying whether or not she will attend impeachment...

CHIEF Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno’s camp is now studying whether she will appear before her impeachment hearing on Wednesday, Nov. 22, before the...

Palace to Sereno: Resign

MALACAÑANG on Monday, Nov. 06, called on Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes P.A. Sereno to resign and spare the Supreme Court from further “damage.” That morning...

Sereno asks House panel to recognize right to be represented by...

THE LEGAL team of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno on Monday filed a motion asking the House Committee on Justice to recognize her...

House panel finds sufficient grounds for impeachment complaint vs Sereno

By Lira Dalangin-Fernandez InterAksyon THE HOUSE of Representatives’ justice committee found sufficient grounds for the impeachment complaint against Supreme Court (SC)Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno,...

Chief Justice, Ombudsman part of ouster plot? Duterte thinks so

PRESIDENT Rodrigo R. Duterte believes the Ombudsman and Chief Justice are being used by political forces to remove him from the presidency, his spokesman...

Sereno calls for dismissal of impeachment complaint

CHIEF JUSTICE Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno called for the “dismissal” of the impeachment complaint filed against her by lawyer Larry Gadon, saying it was...

House panel OK’s impeachment complaint vs Sereno

By Lira Dalangin-Fernandez Interaksyon THE FIRST impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P.A. Sereno, filed by lawyer Larry Gadon, was declared sufficient in form and...