Duterte appoints De Castro as new CJ

Inquirer.net 08/25/2018

President Rodrigo Duterte has appointed Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo-de Castro as the new Chief Justice, according to Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra, an ex-officio member of the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC). “I have been informed that the…

SC: No constitutional crisis despite CJ ouster without impeachment trial

Inquirer.net 05/12/2018

The Supreme Court dismissed warnings that a constitutional crisis could arise if it would allow the removal of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno without an impeachment trial. In its 153-page decision that disqualified Sereno from holding the…

CJ Sereno unfazed amid impeachment complaints

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Morexette Erram 08/24/2017

Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno doesn’t feel alluded to by the pronouncements of President Rodrigo Duterte about a government official with exorbitant lifestyle. She told reporters in Cebu City that she doesn’t live an exorbitant lifestyle and…

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