In a 42-page Consolidated Resolution bearing the date 04 April 2014, the Panel of Prosecutors composed of Assistant State Prosecutors OLIVIA A. RREVILLASS, HAZEL DECENA-VALDEZ, and MARl ELVIRA B. HERRERA resolved the three complaints t... continue reading
Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima hailed the decision of the RTC Quezon City convicting a man accused for the death of a 23-year-old master's degree student in Quezon City.
The RTC-Quezon City Branch 226 sentenced Onofre Surat, Jr. of kid... continue reading
The Department of Justice announced that the first round of public consultations with stakeholders from business, media, academe and civil society organizations will be held today, 08 April 2014 at the Hyatt Hotel, Manila.
The Technical Workin... continue reading
The Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) marked another labor trafficking conviction after Judge Silverio Castillo of the Regional Trial Court (RTC) of Manila handed down the decision against a recruitment agency owner based in T... continue reading
The Department of Justice-National Prosecution Service (NPS) scored another victory against Tanniex Bangkong y Tingalon for violation of Section 5 Article II, of R.A. 9165, otherwise known as "The Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act... continue reading
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The Capiz Regional Trial Court (RTC) sentenced an accused found to be responsible for the death of Wilfredo Ocate of Sitio Boktot, Brgy. Agcagay, Jamindan, Capiz.
RTC-Mambusao, Capiz Branch 21 Judge Daniel Antonio Gerardo S. Amular found accus... continue reading
History of DOJ
The Department of Justice traces its beginnings at the Revolutionary Assembly in Naic, Cavite on April 17, 1897. The establishment of a regime of law was tasked to Don Severino delas Alas who headed the Department of Grace and Justice. Shortly after the proclamation of Independence in Kawit, Cavite on June 12, 1898, President Emilio Aguinaldo issued a decree on September 26, 1898 reorganizing the Department.
A year later, the American military force established the Office of the Attorney of... continue reading