Rey G. Panaligan

In resolving terrorism cases, courts must strike balance between rights of people, gov't interests – Chief Justice Gesmundo

Chief Justice Alexander G. Gesmudo declared that in resolving cases involving the anti-terrorism law, the courts must strike a balance between the right of the government to protect itself and the fundamental rights of the people.

852 examinees to take 2024 Shari’ah Bar tests set April 28, May 2

A total of 852 examinees will take the Shari’ah Bar examinations on April 28 and May 2 at the Ateneo de Davao University in Davao City and at the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City.

CA affirms dismissal of 3 immigration officers linked to ‘pastillas’ scheme at airports

The Court of Appeals (CA) has affirmed the March 21, 2022 decision of the Office of the Ombudsman (OMB) which dismissed from the service three immigration officers for their involvement in the controversial “pastillas” scheme at the airports.

SC reverses Comelec decision dismissing disqualification case vs Cagayan Gov Mamba

The Supreme Court (SC) has reversed the Commission on Elections’ (Comelec) decision that dismissed the disqualification case filed against then gubernatorial candidate and now Gov. Manuel N. Mamba of Cagayan.

SC steps up efforts to craft guidelines on cases involving women in conflict with law

The Supreme Court (SC) has stepped up its efforts to develop the protocol or the procedures in the handling of cases of women in conflict with the law (WICL).