Secretary of Justice Menardo I. Guevarra (center) with (1st row from L to R) Undersecretaries  Deo L. Marco, Markk L. Perete, Naealla Rose M. Bainto-Aguinaldo, Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Adrian S. Sugay and (2nd row from L to R)  Assistant Secretaries Adonis P. Sulit, Cheryl Daytec-Yangot, Margaret C. Padilla, George O. Ortha II, Neal M. Bainto.Justice Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra introduces the new DOJ officials, namely (from L ro R) Undersecretaries Emmeline Aglipay-Villar, Adrian S. Sugay, Markk L. Perete and Assistant Secretary Neal M. Bainto during the flag raising ceremonyUndersecretary Reynante B. Orceo (3rd from L in front row) and Makati City Senior Assistant City Prosecutor Eva Viudez (center) with the DOJ Basketball Team during the opening ceremonies of the UNTV Cup Executive Face Off at the Pasig City Sports ComplexCity Prosecutors from the National Capital Region (NCR) make a courtesy call to Justice Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra
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The general public is sternly warned against a fraudulent online scheme involving a certain Philippines Project Award Commission (PPAC), and its supposed authorized agents, Champs Court and Champion Court Business Consulting Agency Services. PPAC ... continue reading
On August 10, 2018, the panel of prosecutors tasked by the Secretary of Justice to conduct further preliminary investigation of the case entitled “PNP-CIDG-MCIU vs. Peter Go Lim a.k.a. Jaguar, Rolan "Kerwin" Espinosa, Marcelo L. Ad... continue reading
On July 19, 2018, the panel of prosecutors formed to conduct further preliminary investigation on the case of "PNP-CIDG vs Rolan "Kerwin" Espinosa, Wu Tuan a.k.a. Peter Co, Marcelo L. Adorco, Lovely A. Impal and Ruel S. Malindagan&q... continue reading
The Office of the President has accepted the courtesy resignations of Undersecretary Raymund L. Mecate, Undersecretary Erickson H. Balmes, Undersecretary Reynante B. Orceo, and Assistant Secretary Juvy R. Manwong, all of the Department of Justice ... continue reading
The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced today that its Office of Cybercrime (DOJ-OOC) and National Bureau of Investigation-Dagupan District Office (NBI-DADO) implemented a Search Warrant against the premises of Mark Carlo U. AQUINO, school teach... continue reading
DOJ Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra has granted the request of Makati City Prosecutor Jorge G. Catalan, Jr. to be relieved of his duties as Acting Prosecutor General of the National Prosecution Service (NPS), effective at the close of office hours o... continue reading
The Department of Justice – Office of Cybercrime (DOJ-OOC), in partnership with the Supreme Court of the Philippines and the Global Action on Cybercrime Extended (GLACY+) Project, is set to conduct the Advanced Judicial Training Course on Cy... continue reading
The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced today the arrest of Elgin Fredric ANDERSON, an American national, during a Search Warrant operation conducted by the National Bureau of Investigation-CARAGA Regional Office (NBI-CARAGA) and DOJ-Office of C... continue reading
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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