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When a whole division of the Sandigabayan asks to be excused from trying a highly controversial plunder case, one is tempted to ask: Isn’t that precisely what an antigraft court was created to do?

Posted: December 18th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial | Read More »

OCA’s obvious lack of common sense escapes SC

We are glad to know that the Supreme Court is serious in instilling discipline in the ranks of the judiciary (“SC: No need for direct evidence to sack corrupt judges,” Front Page, 12/4/14). “So long as there is direct evidence that the canons of judicial conduct had been violated, the likelihood of dismissal is already there,” deputy court administrator Raul Villanueva said. It’s not only for corruption, but for misconduct as well.

Posted: December 10th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Pussyfooting on Edca

If the justices of the Supreme Court are minded to say that President Benigno Aquino shouldn’t have bypassed the Senate in signing the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement, they should come right out and say so.

Posted: November 21st, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Editorial | Read More »

Attack on Edca bungled in high court

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Acting Solicitor General Florin Hilbay’s first case was defending the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement at the Supreme Court last Nov. 18.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Judicial review as antithesis of arbitrary gov’t

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The most essential quality of the rule of law is, adopting Charles McIlwain’s phrase, the limitation of government by law, and under our scheme of government, it is the Supreme Court to which the power to limit government by law is ultimately entrusted.

Posted: November 3rd, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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