After the acrimonious process to oust Maria Lourdes Sereno as Chief Justice, Oriental Mindoro Rep. Reynaldo Umali is hoping that the next head of the Supreme Court is someone who is truly outstanding.
Maria Lourdes Sereno
MANILA – The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) will tighten its rules in vetting candidates for posts in the judiciary after the Supreme Court affirmed the ouster of former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.
You don’t need to be a fan of Maria Lourdes Sereno to see that the ousting her as Chief Justice to a quo warranto petition goes against the constitution, according to Ako Bicol Rep. Alfredo Garbin.
With the Supreme Court compromised, if not disgraced, in the eyes of legal experts and other public officials, what is next for the country?
Former Albay Rep. Grex Lagman turns to comfort food as he bewails Sereno ouster in quo warranto case
Injustice has reigned supreme, and former Albay Rep. Grex Lagman is finding it hard to accept. Lagman, a lawyer, cannot believe that the impossible has happened. The Supreme Court justices have circumvented the impeachment process and…