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SC to implement electronic subpoena

The Supreme Court (SC) is set to fully implement this year the electronic subpoena (eSubpoena) for police officers and men to assure their attendance in court hearings and other proceedings.

A total of 1,162 detainees have been released during the recent celebration of “Judgment Day,” a nationwide project of the Supreme Court to unclog court dockets and decongest jails.

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Manila, Philippines – Employees of the Supreme Court (SC), Court of Appeals (CA), Sandiganbayan, Court of Tax Appeals (CTA), and various trial courts all over the country staged yesterday simultaneous protests against the proposed cut in the Judiciary’s 2012 budget from P20 billion to P15.6 billion. Also protested by wearing black T-shirts and polo shirts […]

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MANILA, Philippines – President Aquino has appointed Court of Appeals Justice Estela M. Perlas-Bernabe as new Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (SC), Malacañang announced yesterday. Bernabe fills the lone vacancy at the High Tribunal brought about the retirement of Justice Conchita Carpio-Morales who was recently named the new Ombudsman. A law graduate from Ateneo, […]

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