The Department of Justice, in cooperation with the University of the Philippines Law Center Institute for the Administration of Justice, conducts the Regional Training (Region V) on A.O. 35 for prosecutors, investigators and other relevant personnel, an MCLE-Accredited program, in Legazpi CityThe Department of Justice, in cooperation with the University of the Philippines Law Center Institute for the Administration of Justice, conducts the Regional Training on A.O. 35 for prosecutors, investigators and other relevant personnel, an MCLE-Accredited program, in Iloilo CityUndersecretary 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 ComplexJustice Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra (center of front row) and Undersecretary Antonio T. Kho (lower right) with State Prosecutors and Prosecution Attorneys Association Incorporated (SPPAAI) officersThe Department of Justice, in cooperation with the University of the Philippines Law Center Institute for the Administration  of Justice, is conducting the Regional Training on A.O. 35 for prosecutors, investigators, and other relevant personnel, an MCLE-Accredited program, in Davao CityCity Prosecutors from the National Capital Region (NCR) make a courtesy call to Justice Secretary Menardo I. GuevarraDOJ officials and personnel attend the first flag raising ceremony with newly-appointed Justice Secretary Menardo I. GuevarraJustice Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra delivers his first message to his DOJ family during the flag raising ceremony on 16 April 2018
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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
The Department of Justice (DOJ) has nullified the Orders issued by the Bureau of Immigration (BI) which forfeited the missionary visa of Sister Patricia Anne Fox and directed her to leave the country in thirty (30) days. In a Resolution granti... continue reading
Justice Secretary Menardo I. Guevarra and Chairman Arsenio M. Balisacan of the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) inked a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on 08 June 2018 to formalize the joint commitment of the Department of Justice (DOJ) and t... continue reading
Secretary of Justice Menardo Guevarra issued today a letter to JANET LIM NAPOLES, through her counsel, giving notice of the termination of her provisional coverage under the Witness Protection Security and Benefits Program (WPSBP), effective 25 Ma... 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