A legal conundrum | Inquirer Opinion

Reference: Lobrigo, F. (2018, February 21). A legal conundrum. Inquirer.net. Retrieved February 21, 2018 from http://opinion.inquirer.net/111199/a-legal-conundrum A legal conundrum By: Frank E. Lobrigo – @inquirerdotnet 05:05 AM February 21, 2018 The controversy generated by the decision of the Ombudsman to oust a sitting congresswoman from her position upon a finding of guilt over the procurement … Continue reading

Deputy Speaker challenges Ombudsman’s authority over lawmakers | BusinessWorld

Reference: Dela Cruz, M. N. R. (2018, February 14). Deputy Speaker challenges Ombudsman’s authority over lawmakers. BusinessWorld. Retrieved February 14, 2018 from http://bworldonline.com/deputy-speaker-challenges-ombudsmans-authority-lawmakers/ Deputy Speaker challenges Ombudsman’s authority over lawmakers February 14, 2018 | 11:44 pm By Minde Nyl R. Dela Cruz DEPUTY SPEAKER Gwendolyn F. Garcia on Wednesday, Feb. 14, called on other lawmakers to “stand … Continue reading

Impeach raps vs ombudsman filed this week | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Reference: Punay, E. (2017, September 4). Impeach raps vs ombudsman filed this week. The Philippine Star. Retrieved September 4, 2017 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/09/04/1735665/impeach-raps-vs-ombudsman-filed-week Impeach raps vs ombudsman filed this week By Edu Punay (The Philippine Star) | Updated September 4, 2017 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – An impeachment complaint is set to be filed against Ombudsman … Continue reading

Bill allows Ombudsman to deputize prosecutors | The Standard | Defining The News

Bill allows Ombudsman to deputize prosecutors | The Standard | Defining The News By: Maricel Cruz The Standard | Defining The News January 19, 2017 at 12:01 am Source: Cruz, M. (2017, January 19). Bill allows Ombudsman to deputize prosecutors. The Standard. Retrieved January 24, 2017 from http://thestandard.com.ph/news/-main-stories/top-stories/227102/bill-allows-ombudsman-to-deputize-prosecutors.html A PARTY-list lawmaker has filed a measure … Continue reading

House bill gives ombudsman wire-tapping powers

House bill gives ombudsman wire-tapping powers By Paolo Romero (The Philippine Star) | Updated October 6, 2014 – 12:00am Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2014/10/06/1376916/house-bill-gives-ombudsman-wire-tapping-powers MANILA, Philippines – A senior administration lawmaker has sought sweeping and expanded powers for the Office of the Ombudsman, including the authority to conduct wiretapping operations and raids as well as open bank accounts … Continue reading

Ombudsman vows probe on DAP transactions

Ombudsman vows probe on DAP transactions By Dennis Carcamo (philstar.com) | Updated July 2, 2014 – 4:46pm Source: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2014/07/02/1341649/ombudsman-vows-probe-dap-transactions MANILA, Philippines – Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales announced on Wednesday that she will form a panel of field investigators to look into the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) transactions to see if any crime or offense has … Continue reading

Far-reaching consequences | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Far-reaching consequences. EDITORIAL 04/05/2011, Daily Tribune While the issue at the moment is whether Noynoy has the power to fire the deputy Ombudsman with the Ombudsman arguing that it has the mandate, under the Charter, to discipline all government officials, save for the impeachable officers, what may be more important to reflect on is the … Continue reading

Verdict against Merci deputy still unenforceable, concedes Palace | The Daily Tribune – Without Fear or Favor

Verdict against Merci deputy still unenforceable, concedes Palace. By Aytch S. de la Cruz 04/05/2011, Daily Tribune It may take a while before the recently sacked deputy Ombudsman Emilio Gonzalez III gets replaced as both President Aquino and Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. acknowledged his right to file a motion for reconsideration or seek relief … Continue reading

Aquino: Only court can block Gonzalez dismissal | The Manila Bulletin Newspaper Online

Aquino: Only court can block Gonzalez dismissal | The Manila Bulletin Newspaper Online. By GENALYN D. KABILING April 4, 2011, 7:51pm, Manila Bulletin MANILA, Philippines – President Aquino said Monday that only the court can block the dismissal of Deputy Ombudsman Emilio Gonzalez III, emphasizing that the Palace respects his entitlement to legal remedies.

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