The Department of Justice (DOJ) commended the Office of the Regional Prosecutor of Central Visayas for successfully prosecuting two cases involving Infanticide and Parricide.
In a 16-page Decision, the Dumagete City Regional Trial Court - Bran... continue reading
The Department of Justice commended the Office of the City Prosecutor of Talisay City, Cebu (OCP - Talisay) for the conviction of a son of then-Talisay Mayor Socrates Fernandez and five other persons for two counts of Slight Illegal Detention.
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The Department of Justice successfully prosecuted two cases involving violations of Election laws.
In a six-page Decision, the Lingayen, Pangasinan Regional Trial Court (RTC)—Branch 37 found Marvin Portugal, Epifanio Inocencio, Jr., Mark... continue reading
The Department of Justice nailed the Prosecution Services for the conviction of six individuals involved in the crime of kidnapping for ransom of a debt collector and his driver in Pilar, Bataan in 2009.
In a 33-page Decision, the Balanga City... continue reading
The DOJ has once again sunk its teeth of justice after the Dagupan City RTC found Jenny Dela Cruz San Pedro guilty beyond reasonable doubt of trafficking a minor neighbor.
In a 22-page Decision, the RTC sentenced the accused to life imprisonme... continue reading
The Department of Justice secured the conviction of a guest at a Batangas beach resort for estafa.
In a six-page Decision, the Regional Trial Court of Balayan, Batangas - Branch XI sentenced Marvin James Tolentino to an indeterminate penalty o... continue reading
The Department of Justice commended Senior Assistant State Prosecutor Lagrimas T. Agaran for securing seven criminal convictions of a former banker for the fraudulent rediscounting with the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) of fictitious loan acco... continue reading
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The Department of Justice scored another victory with the conviction of Rufino Garcia, president/owner of Angels of Mary Learning Center in Antipolo City for his failure to remit to the Social Security System (SSS) the penalty on delayed payments ... 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