Category Archives: quo warranto

FLAG STATEMENT: “Final nail in the coffin of judicial independence”

The FREE LEGAL ASSISTANCE GROUP (FLAG) condemns in the strongest terms the decision of the Supreme Court granting the Solicitor General’s quo warranto petition against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Quo Warranto is a legal remedy designed to remove a usurper or intruder from office within one year from his or her unlawful assumption of […]

RIVERMAN’S VISTA: Interregnum, Calling and Resurrection: What is at stake today for young Mindanawon lawyers? (2)

Part 2. The Morbid Symptoms  (This is the second part of  “Interregnum, Calling, and Resurrection: What is at stake today for young Mindanawon Lawyers,” the commencement address delivered by Professor Antonio Gabriel M. La Viña at the Cor Jesus College Law School in Digos City, Davao del Sur on 24 April 2018) Let me talk […]

Duterte vs Sereno: from “I will order them not to honor you” in August 2016 to “you have to be out of the Supreme Court” in April 2018   

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 April) — When President Rodrigo Duterte declared Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno his “enemy” on April 9, that wasn’t the first time he went ballistic against her. Exactly 20 months earlier, on August 9, 2016 in the military’s Camp Evangelista in Cagayan de Oro City, Duterte warned he will “order […]

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Duterte vs Sereno: from “I will order them not to honor you” in August 2016 to “you have to be out of the Supreme Court” in April 2018   

DAVAO CITY (MindaNews / 10 April) — When President Rodrigo Duterte declared Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno his “enemy” on April 9, that wasn’t the first time he went ballistic against her. Exactly 20 months earlier, on August 9, 2016 in the military’s Camp Evangelista in Cagayan de Oro City, Duterte warned he will “order […]

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