Supreme Court (SC) chief justice Alexander Gesmundo, however, also mentioned the issues that Philippine courts are currently facing such as handling of digital evidence and challenges on jurisdiction in the digital realm.
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Supreme Court chief justice Alexander G. Gesmundo noted that online legal advice and dispute resolution, much like those provided by consumer-based Internet companies, have apparently reduced legal services to a mere commodity in the virtual marketplace.
Supreme Court (SC) chief justice Alexander G. Gesmundo revealed on Friday, Sept. 9, that the high tribunal is currently working on the rules that will allow the conduct of all court proceedings through videoconferencing even after the end of the pandemic.
The Supreme Court (SC) has dismissed for lack of merit the petition for certiorari of former Optical Media Board (OMB) chair Ronald “Ronnie” Ricketts seeking the dismissal of graft charges against him in connection with his alleged failure to institute charges against those arrested for possession of pirated digital video discs (DVDs) and video compact discs (VCDs) during a raid in 2010.