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Gwen taps Corona’s lawyer to contest her suspension

January 6, 2013


Suspended Cebu Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia met yesterday with her lead counsel from Manila to prepare for oral arguments to be made before the Court of Appeals on Jan. 10. She met behind closed doors for more than two hours with lawyer Tranquil G.S. Salvador III of the Romulo Mabanta Buenaventura Sayoc & Delos Angeles (Romulo) […]

Agnes drops treasurer

January 3, 2013


She seeks cash examination of Capitol: ‘I won’t touch trust funds’ Cebu Acting Gov. Agnes Magpale started the New Year with a decision yesterday to replace the provincial treasurer for loss of trust, and asking for a cash examination by the Department of Finance (DOF). “I need people I can rely on,” she said, after […]

Waiting for the court’s move after Jan. 1

December 31, 2012


All eyes are on the Court of Appeals in Manila when it resumes office on Jan. 2. Suspended Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia and her supporters have placed their hopes in the court to issue a temporary restraining order (TRO) and to eventually reverse the order of President Aquino striking her out for six months. Garcia’s petition […]

CA Justice inhibits from Rallos case

May 10, 2012


THE legal battle over P133 million in compensation that Cebu City was ordered to pay the Rallos family for an expropriated lot has been reset to May 23. A new justice of the Court of Appeals was assigned to handle the case after Justice Ramon Paul Hernando inhibited himself . The changes were contained in […]

Judge assigned in Cagayan de Oro as new CA justice

February 25, 2012


  THE judge who convicted nine foreigners and two Filipinos in the 2004 shabu mega lab case in Mandaue City will hold office in Cagayan de Oro for her new post. Judge Marilyn Lagura-Yap was sworn into office yesterday as an associate justice of the Court of Appeals 23rd division. With her four children as […]

CA Cebu to tackle SRP ownership case

December 13, 2011


THE case involving the sale of the South Road Properties (SRP) is back in Cebu City. The Court of Appeals (CA) in Manila won’t handle the case filed by barangay Tinago councilor Joel Garganera that questioned Cebu City’s ownership of the SRP. The appellate court in Manila claimed that the case couldn’t just be transferred […]

‘Judiciary should deal with criticism’

December 8, 2011


THE judiciary should be prepared to deal with criticism of its decisions from the public and counterparts in the executive department. Associate Justice Gabriel Ingles of the Court of Appeals-Cebu City station said this in light of President Benigno Aquino III’s recent tirades against Chief Justice Renato Corona in a speech at a criminal justice […]

CA affirms Carcar water case ruling

December 5, 2011


THE Court of Appeals (CA) has affirmed a ruling which dismissed the case filed by Barili Vice Mayor Marlon Garcia against the Carcar Water District. In his ruling, Associate Justice Edgardo delos Santos found no sufficient reasons to reverse the ruling of the Regional Trial Court in junking Garcia’s case. “After a painstaking review of […]