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Philippines -The Department of Justice (DOJ) has turned over to the Office of the Ombudsman for action the graft complaint filed against Senator Loren Legarda. In a letter dated June 6, 2013, the DOJ Action Center under Undersecretary Leah Armamento
PhilippinesThe Sandiganbayan dismissed the graft and malversation charges against former Justice Secretary Agnes Devanadera for allegedly granting illegal allowances for herself and her staff in 2007 during her stint as government corporate counsel.
PhilippinesThe Supreme Court declared on Tuesday day as unconstitutional the twin designation of Albert Agra as justice secretary as well as acting solicitor general during the time of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. The high court made the
PhilippinesCoconut farmer groups on Wednesday asked Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales to probe the questionable conversion of the government's 24 percent share in San Miguel Corporation. In its 14-page complaint, the group urged Ombudsman Conchita
40am Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, who is vying for the chief justice post, has already been replaced as an ex-officio member of the Judicial and Bar Council. JBC regular member for the academe Jose Mejia told GMA News Online Friday De Lima was
Philippines The Department of Justice (DOJ) has cleared a Quezon City regional trial court judge of criminal charges for handing down the death sentence on former Mindoro Occidental Rep. Jose Villarosa in connection with the 1997 killing of the two
Aside from junking their motions for reconsideration, Carpio-Morales also dismissed the motion for reinvestigation filed by assistant government corporate counsel Jose Marie Capili...Government auditors said Devanadera and Faller received P500,000
The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has set for next week the public hearing on the issue of relaxing its own rules to accommodate even penalized judges and justices, including Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Gregory Ong, an aspirant for the post of
Morales opted to do away with the retirement rites, according to SC spokesman and administrator Jose Midas Marquez. Morales will reach the mandatory retirement age of 70 on Sunday, June 19, but the retirement ceremonies were scheduled on Friday.
The charges four counts each of graft and malversation were filed with the Sandiganbayan anti-graft court on Wednesday. Ombudsman Orlando Casimiro approved the indictment last May 24 based on informations prepared by Prosecutor Camilo S...GMA News