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EXPLAINED: J. Leonen’s dissent in Republic v. Sereno

Yesterday, Your Lawyer Says has given you a digest of the landmark case of Republic v. Sereno. In a 153-page decision penned by Justice Tijam, it was lengthily explained why quo warranto is a remedy allowed by law to oust an impeachable officer for disqualifications arising before her appointment. Today, we tackle the equally enlightening

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DIGEST: Republic v. Sereno (G.R. No. 237428, May 11, 2018)

REPUBLIC of the PHILIPPINES, represented by SOLICITOR GENERAL JOSE C. CALIDA v. MARIA LOURDES P.A. SERENO, G.R. No. 237428, May 11, 2018 [J. Tijam, En Banc] DOCTRINE OF THE CASE: Quo warranto as a remedy to oust an ineligible public official may be availed of when the subject act or omission was committed prior to

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