Representatives from the Office of the Secretary (OSEC) and constituent/attached offices and agencies perform during the Secretary’s birthday celebration.Representatives from the Office of the Secretary (OSEC) and constituent/attached offices and agencies perform during the Secretary’s birthday celebration.The Witness Protection Program (WPP) Chaplain celebrates the mass attended by the Secretary and members of her DOJ family.DOJ officials and employees seize the opportunity to personally meet and greet the Secretary.DOJ officials and employees seize the opportunity to personally meet and greet the Secretary.Justice Secretary Leila M. de Lima hints that she will seek a Senate post in 2016 in a speech during her birthday celebration on Aug. 27 at the DOJ quadrangle.Justice Secretary Leila M. de Lima hints that she will seek a Senate post in 2016 in a speech during her birthday celebration on Aug. 27 at the DOJ quadrangle.DOJ officials and employees seize the opportunity to personally meet and greet the Secretary.Justice Secretary Leila M. de Lima hints that she will seek a Senate post in 2016 in a speech during her birthday celebration on Aug. 27 at the DOJ quadrangle.The Witness Protection Program (WPP) Chaplain celebrates the mass attended by the Secretary and members of her DOJ family.
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The Department of Justice scored another victory with the conviction of the estranged husband of a former municipal councilor for Violation of RA 9262 (Anti-Violence against Women and Their Children Act). In a six-page Amended Decision, ... continue reading
The Department of Justice South Cotabato Prosecution Office secured the conviction of a man who raped a grandmother in South Cotabato in 2006. In an eight-page Decision, the Regional Trial Court of Polomolok, South Cotabato, Branch 39 found Er... continue reading
Justice Secretary Leila M. De Lima reminded men that rape can also be committed by the husband against his wife. The statement was issued as she commended the Department’s Regional Prosecution Office (RPO) XII for securing the conv... continue reading
The Department of Justice Office of Cybercrime (OOC) issued today its 13-page advisory warning internet users of the problem of online child abuse. "We are deeply concerned of the welfare of children falling victims to abuses and crimes w... continue reading
In its effort to meet international standards in public service, the Department of Justice in partnership with the European Union under the EU-Philippine Justice Support Programme II (EPJUST II) conducted a Government Quality Management Standard (... continue reading
On 03 June 2015, the Special Panel of Prosecutors, created pursuant to Department Order No. 639, issued four separate Resolutions to the complaints filed relating to the Caramoan Massacre incident which transpired on 22 March 2014 at Sitio Campo, ... continue reading
Justice Secretary Leila De Lima supported the bill creating the Metro Cebu Traffic Management Authority (MCTMA). In a position paper submitted before the House Committee on Government Enterprises and Privatization, De Lima manifested no consti... continue reading
The Department of Justice issued additional guidelines on the proper application of Article 125 on the crime of "Delay in the Delivery of Detained Persons to the Proper Judicial Authorities" of the Revised Penal Code, as amended. Dep... continue reading
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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