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SC denies woman’s annulment suit vs. ‘bum’ husband

The Supreme Court reiterated its exacting standards in nullifying a marriage and turned down a petition for annulment by a woman who claimed her...

SC junks 2 disqualification cases vs. BBM

The Supreme Court (SC) has upheld the legality of President-elect Ferdinand Marcos Jr.’s candidacy with the tribunal dismissing on Tuesday the petitions which sought...

CA convicts two men who knocks off father of a girl...

The Court of Appeals (CA) has slapped a prison term of eight years on two persons who attacked and injured the father of a...

Boat crew rammed by Chinese trawler gets full compensation

The owner and fishermen of F/B Gem-Ver, the Filipino fishing vessel rammed by a Chinese trawler near the Recto Bank three years ago, have...

SC seeks to widen reach with various socmed platforms

Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo on Wednesday said the high court plans to tap social media to broaden its base of engagement with the public,...

Child rights, resolution of cases guaranteed in Family Courts: SC

The Supreme Court (SC) on Friday affirmed its commitment to address issues relating to the disposition of child and family cases. On the 25th anniversary...

American gets 160-year jail term for abuse of PH kids online

The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Monday said the Philippine government will leave no stone unturned in going after online sexual predators as it...

Supreme Court sets rules on use of gender-fair language

The Supreme Court (SC) has issued guidelines for the promotion of gender-fair language and courtroom etiquette pursuant to the enactment of Republic Act 11313...

Bar exam to proceed on January 23 and 25 in various...

Amid appeals to cancel it for the third year in a row due to the pandemic and the devastation wrought by Typhoon Odette in...

Anti-terror law ‘constitutional’: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday said it upheld the validity of the Republic Act (RA) 11479 or the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2022 except...

Supreme Court disbars lawyer for ‘gross immorality’

The Supreme Court (SC) has ordered the disbarment of a lawyer for gross immorality after abandoning his wife and family in order to cohabit...

Lacson urges reinforcements for Philippine ship in Ayungin Shoal

Senator Panfilo Lacson reiterated his support for improving infrastructure in the Kalayaan Island Group (KIG) in the West Philippine Sea on Thursday, proposing a...