Court resets graft trial of Revilla

Inquirer.net 11/23/2018

The Sandiganbayan First Division has reset its trial on former Sen. Bong Revilla’s 16 graft cases from Dec. 6 to Jan. 10 to give way to the anticipated promulgation of the verdict in his plunder case on…

Court dismisses carnapping charge vs Ramil Ayuman

Morexette B. Erram 11/20/2018

Former Apas Barangay Captain Ramil Ayuman has been acquitted of the carnapping charge filed against him in 20016 by then acting mayor Margarita Osmeña. Judge Oscar Andrino of Branch 5 of the Municipal Trail Courts in Cities…

Filipino, ‘Panitikan’ no longer core college subjects — High Court

Inquirer.net 11/10/2018

FILIPINO and Panitikan (Philippine Literature) can now be excluded from the core subjects in tertiary education following the Supreme Court’s decision that declared as valid Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Memorandum Order (CMO) No. 20 Series of…

Court bars Apo from conducting quarry operations in Naga

Rosalie O. Abatayo 11/09/2018

A TRIAL judge on Friday ordered Apo Land and Quarry Corp. (ALQC) to stop all their quarry operations in the City of Naga, south Cebu. Judge Dennis Larrobis of the Regional Trial Court Branch 76 issued a…

Court junks libel case vs dad

Morexette Marie B. Erram 11/09/2018

THE court acquitted Cebu City Councilor Pastor “Jun” Alcover Jr. on the libel complaint filed against him by former Bureau of Customs (BOC) collector David Odilao Jr. in 2014. In her seven-page ruling, Presiding Judge Ma. Lynna…

Makati court denies gov’t bid for his arrest

Inquirer.net 10/22/2018

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is still a free man after Makati City Regional Trial Court Branch 148 turned down the government’s request for an arrest order against the senator on Monday. In a 33-page ruling, RTC Judge…

Court: No arrest warrant vs Trillanes; hearing set on Oct. 5

Inquirer.net 09/28/2018

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV won’t be arrested just yet as Makati City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 148 Presiding Judge Andres Soriano has resolved to hold a hearing first on the opposition lawmaker’s coup d’état case on…

Court clears Mindanao ‘drug queen’

Inquirer 09/28/2018

Duterte war on drugs suffers setback as judge says narcs conducted illegal search on house of big-time ‘shabu’ suspect CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY—President Duterte’s bloody campaign against drugs suffered one of its worst setbacks after a court…

India’s top court rules adultery no longer a crime

AFP 09/27/2018

India’s top court Thursday ruled that adultery is no longer a crime, declaring a colonial-era law that punished the offence with jail time unconstitutional and discriminatory against women. The more than century-old law prescribed that any man…

Tolentin: P1M aid for cops facing cases in court

Benjie B. Talisic 09/24/2018

The nearly 200 police officers, who are facing cases in court because of the police operations in the region, will now have a choice to choose their own private lawyer. This developed after the business sector in…

DOJ asks another Makati City court to order Trillanes’ arrest

Inquirer.net 09/07/2018

The Department of Justice (DOJ) yesterday asked the Makati City Regional Trial Court Branch 150 to order the arrest of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV after President Rodrigo Duterte revoked the amnesty given to him by former President…

Court defers arraignment for homicide charges vs Macaslang

Rosalie O. Abatayo 08/31/2018

Branch 23 Presiding Judge Anacleto Debalucos of the Cebu City Regional Trial Court has decided to defer the arraignment for the homicide charges against William Macaslang Jr. pending the Motion for Reconsideration filed by the complainants before…

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