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.
Supreme Court associate justice Rodil V. Zalameda cited a recent case in the United States where a group of lawyers were sanctioned for having submitted a legal brief which included fictitious case citations generated by the artificial intelligence chatbot, ChatGPT.
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 held that a radio reception creates a performance separate from the broadcast, adding that the transmittal of radio music through loudspeakers to enhance profit is not analogous to fair use.
Supreme Court associate justice Ramon Paul L. Hernando, chairperson of the 2023 Bar Examinations and chairperson of the court’s Committee on Bar Reforms, said the conduct of annual Bar Examinations may be digitized permanently in line with the SC’s digital shift.
The Supreme Court made the ruling as it sustained the conviction of a petitioner for violation of the Anti-Child Pornography Act, rejecting his claim that the chat thread presented as evidence against him should be excluded since the same was obtained in violation of his right to privacy.
The Supreme Court (SC) has admonished a La Union regional trial court (RTC) judge “to be more circumspect in his professional and personal dealings in social media” for posting on his Facebook account photos showing him half-dressed and revealing his tattoos on his upper body.