The dissenting voices

Of the four members of the Supreme Court who dissented from the majority decision upholding President Duterte’s declaration of Martial Law and suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in the whole of Mindanao, three ( Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, Senior Associate Justice Antonio T. Carpio, and Associate Justice Alfredo Benjamin […]

July 7, 2017  Tags: ,   Posted in: Governance, Military, Peace and Order, Supreme Court  2 Comments

With SC decision, expect donations to flow into Grace Poe’s campaign

It was an obviously elated Grace Poe that came to the Liwasang Bonifacio to celebrate International Women’s Day organized by the militant women’s group, Gabriela, yesterday. She had just received word that the Supreme Court, voting 9-6, junked the disqualification decisions of the Commission on Elections on the issues of citizenship and residency and declared […]

March 9, 2016  Tags: ,   Posted in: 2016 elections  28 Comments