Undersecretary Deo L. Marco (4th from R) leads the DOJ's launch of the Bureau of Corrections Inmate Management Information System (IMIS) to enhance the management of inmate information through a secured web-based application system.The National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) spearheads the 21st Year Celebration of the enactment the Indigenous Peoples Rights Act (IPRA)Photo Session of the DOJ Family with the Secretary of Justice and DOJ officials during the DOJ's 121st Anniversary Celebration - 30-year service awardeesSOJ Menardo I. Guevarra (Center) poses for a photo with 40-year service awardees Assistant Chief State Counsel Ruben F. Fondevilla (L) and Financial Service Director II Danilo D. Bulosan (R).Photo Session of the DOJ Family with the Secretary of Justice and DOJ officials during the DOJ's 121st Anniversary Celebration - Directors of the DOJSOJ Menardo I. Guevarra delivers his anniversary message during the DOJ's 121st Founding AnniversaryInter-Agency Council on Violence Against Women and their Children (IACVAWC) Call for NGOs with extensive experience in Advocacy, Legal Assistance and Service Provision
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The Department of Justice (DOJ) bagged two (2) prestigious awards for its full implementation of the government’s Freedom of Information (FOI) campaign. The DOJ was recognized as one of the Top Requested and Performing Agencies in the e-... continue reading
The National Prosecution Service (NPS) has found probable cause to indict Rappler Holdings Corporation (RHC), its President Maria Ressa, and its independent Certified Public Accountant Noel A. Baladiang for violation of the National Internal Reven... continue reading
The National Prosecution Service (NPS) has found probable cause to charge Davidson Bangayan a.k.a. “David Tan” and five (5) others for anomalous transactions to manipulate rice importations in the country penalized under Article 186 of... continue reading
Eight (8) Nigerian nationals were arrested and subsequently charged with violation of Republic Act (R.A.) No. 10175 or the Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 for their involvement in a computer-related forgery. The National Bureau of Investigat... continue reading
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
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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