Comelec dismisses over 1,000 election cases from over a decade ago

THE COMMISSION on Elections (Comelec) has dismissed 1,024 cases dating back to the 2010 and 2013 national and local elections against individuals who supposedly overspent during their respective campaigns.   In a 59-page resolution, Comelec said it junked the cases based on the constitutional right to the speedy disposition of cases.    “The Commission resolved to adopt […]

Nationwide round-up (03/10/21)

SC tallies cases involving attacks on lawyers, judges THE Supreme Court (SC) has ordered lower courts to provide information on all pending cases involving attacks on judges, prosecutors, and lawyers in the country as part of the response to address growing concern on the safety of members of the judicial sector. The high court issued […]