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Impeachment at Quo Warranto, isang paliwanag (Wakas)*

NGAYON na natalakay na natin kung ano ang Impeachment, Quo Warranto, kung sino si Maria Lourdes PA Sereno; at napagusapan na rin natin mga pangyayari o bagay-bagay bago ang kontrobersyal na pagkakatanggal sa dating punong mahistrado, ay susubukan nating lagumin ang mga pangyayari. Bagamat may legal na opinyon ang Usaping Bayan kaugnay ng mga pangyayari […]

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Impeachment at Quo Warranto, isang paliwanag (Ikaapat bahagi)*

Matapos natin maipakilala si Sereno ay ipaaalam ng Usaping Bayan ang isang pangyayari na dapat malaman ng lahat. Hindi nag inhibit sa deliberasyon ng Quo Warranto petition Bago nagkaroon ng deliberasyon at desisyon sa isyu ng Quo Warranto ay hiningi ni Sereno ang pagiinhibit o hindi pagsali sa usapin nina Associate Justices Diosdado Peralta, Teresita […]

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Dura Lex, Sed Lex*

“MALUPIT o hindi man kaaya-aya ang batas, ito ang batas.” Ito ang palagiang sinasabi sa amin noon ng aming mga propesor sa Kolehiyo ng Batas. Ani nila, ang matandang prinsipyong ito ang nagbibigay katatagan sa mga batas ng lipunan, nagbibigay patunay na pantay-pantay ang tingin ng batas sa lahat at nagbibigay katarungan sa pagpapatupad nito. […]

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Disregard for the law*

THE 8-6 result of the Quo Warranto petition against Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno was unexpected and it shocked the public. It came as an all-time low for the Supreme Court (SC) to allegedly twist the rule of law and manipulate it in favor of a petition against its very own leader. Many people supposedly still […]

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The Supreme Court of the Philippines ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno from the high tribunal

By Nelson Flores, Ll.B., MSCK THE Philippine Supreme Court in an unprecedented and historic move on Friday ousted its own chief justice, Maria Lourdes PA Sereno, after it granted the quo warranto petition filed by Solicitor General Jose Calida. In an en banc decision, eight Supreme Court Justices – Associate Justices Teresita Leonardo De Castro, […]

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Hindi nila mapalagpas ang pagkakataon?*

MALAKAS ang bulong-bulungan na buo na ang pasya ng Korte Suprema na katigan ang quo warranto petition na isinampa kamakailan ni Solicitor General Jose Calida laban kay Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Kung magkakagayon, ay mangangahulugan na masisibak sa puwesto si Sereno sa pamamagitan lamang ng isang quo warranto petition, isang pamamaraan nang mabilis pagaalis […]

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Sereno calls on fellow justices to protect the Constitution by rejecting the quo warranto petition

EMBATTLED Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno warns anew that any attempt to unseat her using means other than impeachment is tantamount to the trampling of the 1987 Constitution as she calls on her fellow justices not to allow Solicitor General Jose Calida to undermine the country’s checks and balances in the government. “The Chief Justice […]

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National group of lawyers denies being paid for supporting embattled PH Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno

By Nelson Flores, Ll.B., MSCK THE Integrated Bar of the Philippines said its elected officers serve without any compensation or honorarium from Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno contrary to claims made by a lawyer and reported by the Philippine Daily Inquirer last Tuesday. In an e-mail sent to news organizations, the IBP, through its Board […]