Quantcast
Home » judicial review You are browsing entries tagged with “judicial review”

Should he inhibit?

By

Conventional wisdom and expert judgment share a consensus: Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza will inhibit himself from Supreme Court deliberations on the fate of the Disbursement Acceleration Program. As solicitor general, he had not only argued the case before the Court; he had also submitted the motion for reconsideration.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Unsettled questions

By

In his keynote speech at the launch of the book “History of the Supreme Court” to mark the Court’s 111th anniversary on June 11, former Chief Justice Reynato Puno decried the “spiritual slump” and apparent disarray in the judiciary in the aftermath of its “collision with the political branches of government,” as well as the widespread confusion following the conviction of now ex-Chief Justice Renato Corona by the Senate impeachment tribunal. But because of Corona’s decision not to appeal his removal, we will never know for sure how a “severely wounded” Court would have dealt with certain questions the answers to which were left hanging in the course of his impeachment trial.

Posted: June 22nd, 2012 in Columns,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Anti-democratic constitutionalism

By

We need to respond to the fear of “lynch-mob populism,” the fear that impeaching Chief Justice Renato Corona today will weaken the constitutional protection for our rights in the future. We need to confront the underlying theory for this anxiety, especially since, in the words of an American jurist, “the validity of a doctrine [should] not depend on whose ox it gores.”

Posted: January 12th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Advertisement

News

  • Who is Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Gregory Ong?
  • House leader assures ‘tolerable’ power rate hike due to Aquino emergency powers
  • Pope Francis: Mother Teresa would have scared me
  • [VIDEO] Thousands of Hong Kong students on strike for democracy
  • Solon: Lifestyle check for all in gov’t, but who will do it?
  • Sports

  • Wushu bet Daniel Parantac gives PH first medal in Asian Games
  • Gilas holds off India to start Asiad
  • Asian Games: PH assured of 2 medals courtesy of wushu
  • Wushu ends PH wait for Asian Games medals
  • Gilas Pilipinas gets going vs India
  • Lifestyle

  • Alaska TV reporter quits on air to promote pot
  • Fil-Am artist authors baybayin coloring book for kids
  • Victoria University of Wellington announces scholarships for Asean students
  • Running, workouts, golf: How Peter Coyiuto keeps fit at 60
  • The fit 40-plus family man
  • Entertainment

  • Robin Williams’ ‘Mork’ suit up for auction
  • ‘Chicago Fire’ heats up as ‘Tricked’ plays more pranks in new seasons
  • Batman prequel ‘Gotham’ premieres on US TV
  • Lion King best-selling production of all time
  • Mark takes on Marcos, no less
  • Business

  • US stocks retreat from records; Nasdaq down 1.14%
  • SMC lost money on PAL investment
  • August surplus trims 8-mo BOP deficit
  • Vista Land launches P1.7-B condo project on Taft
  • PSEi closes lower
  • Technology

  • SM pulls ‘rape’ shirt after online fury
  • Software that ‘listens’ to consumer sentiments launched
  • Netizens furious over ‘rape t-shirt’
  • A case of power meets protection
  • BlackBerry sets new phone launch in revival bid
  • Opinion

  • Risky powers
  • Other prisms
  • Elephant in the room
  • Marcos was the worst (2): The SC
  • Outdated restrictions
  • Global Nation

  • Aegis ad ‘below the belt’ — Palace
  • Filipinos in Colorado turn out for passports, dual citizenship
  • Free health fair in LA for everyone, including undocumented
  • Owners of care homes arrested for wage theft in SF Bay Area
  • From UP activist to hooligan
  • Marketplace
    Advertisement