Justice Secretary Leila De Lima emphasized that all members of the armed forces, including the Citizen Armed Force Geographical Units (CAFGUs) are subject to the laws of the land as she hailed the conviction of a CAFGU member for frustrated ho... continue reading
The DOJ Office of Cybercrime (OOC) was designated as the Chair of the newly constituted Committee on Anti-Cybercrime of the National Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (NALECC).
"We are thankful for the support of our fellow governmen... continue reading
After a review and evaluation of the findings and recommendations of the Inter-Agency Anti-Arson Task Force (IATF), Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), relative to the fire/explosion incident at Kentex Manufacturing Corp.... continue reading
Justice Secretary Leila De Lima commended the Provincial Prosecutor of Camarines Norte for securing the conviction of an illegal logger in the province.
In a four-page Judgement, the Regional Trial Court of Daet, Camarines Norte Branch 3... continue reading
Secretary of Justice Leila M. De Lima today approved the joint recommendation of the Bureau of Immigration (BI) and the Office for Competition (OFC) to allow entry of foreign nationals with valid passports instead of the previous requirement impos... continue reading
The Department of Justice Office of Cybercrime (OOC) conducted simultaneous cybercrime trainings on 13-17 July 2015 in Clark, Pampanga for law enforcers, prosecutors, public attorneys, and judges. This is in line with the Global Action against Cyb... continue reading
Justice Secretary Leila De Lima expressed outrage over a case involving the production and sale of hard crush videos or “videos that show animals being tortured in different ways by people of different kind” using minors as m... continue reading
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Two groups prequalified to bid for the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Bureau of Corrections' (BuCor) first Regional Prison Facilities project under the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Program.
After evaluation of prequalification documen... 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