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Public’s renewed faith in the Court

This is with reference to the latest controversial decision of the Supreme Court regarding the case of Sandiganbayan Justice Gregory Ong, who was found guilty of “fixing a case against [Janet] Napoles and several military officials in exchange for money in 2010.”

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Supreme Court: anchor of the state

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Our present Constitution was prepared by venerable men and women who experienced the repression and tyranny of martial rule. Unlike previous constitutional framers, they were not elected but handpicked by President Corazon Aquino.

Posted: June 8th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Solution to broken justice system is reform, not death squads

In his column titled “Summary killings: Who’s complaining?” (“On Target,” Metro, 5/24/14), Ramon Tulfo criticizes Human Rights Watch for its recent report on death squad killings in Tagum City, which implicates former mayor Rey Uy. The report details the extrajudicial executions of alleged drug dealers, petty criminals, and street children, and is based in part on interviews with and affidavits from three self-proclaimed members of the death squad that carried out the killings.

Posted: May 29th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Umali’s threats a bid to manipulate the judiciary

Oriental Mindoro Rep. Reynaldo Umali should stop terrorizing the judiciary with his reckless public threats to impeach the justices of the Supreme Court.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Ombudsman to decide on PDAF cases shortly

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Why is the Office of the Ombudsman (OOO) taking so long to act on the PDAF (Priority Development Assistance Fund) scam? Six months ago, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed its complaint for plunder, graft, bribery and malversation and unloaded its “truckload of evidence” against 38 respondents, including three senators. Yet up to now, the OOO has not indicted any of them in the Sandiganbayan. Why? many impatient readers ask.

Posted: March 23rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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