#SCwatch Diokno: Justice is something concrete, something people can feel in their hands, "not just a lofty ideal"
#SCwatch Should Pres be presumed to hve residual powers? // Diokno: There's danger in use of that concept
#SCwatch Peralta: New rules to protect human rights? // Diokno: Next CJ shld 1st look into existing law, then propose new ones
#SCwatch Diokno discussing need for pre-trials as a way to speed up the judicial system
#SCwatch Peralta grilling Diokno about budget, his opinion on "flip-flopping decisions"
Diokno says the buck should stop with the Supreme Court; He says he'd rather have a system where a decision is final, right or wrong... "let's leave it and move on"; He says "flip-flopping" affects the credibility of the SC.
#SCwatch Interview with Diokno over. Up next, SolGen Francis Jardeleza
#SCwatch Jardeleza making "short" opening statement
#SCwatch Cayosa to Jardeleza: Could you tell JBC your accomplishments as Deputy Ombudsman for Luzon?
#SCwatch Jardeleza says he put in place "filter system" for cases at Ombudsman
#SCwatch Opportunity to touch lives of people is always satisfying, says Jardeleza
#SCwatch Jardeleza says as long as court keeps to the limits of its power, it will coexist with the legislative, executive
#SCwatch Jardeleza: As long as court has integrity in its decision-making, when SC stands for rule of law, good relations w/ govt
#SCwatch Jardeleza: Best way for SC to bring itself to people is to have decisions that are fair, well-reasoned
#SCwatch Retired Justice Hermosisima asks Jardeleza about the coco levy fund issue
#SCwatch Jardeleza says that if he becomes CJ, he will inhibit from all cases involving San Miguel Corp.
#SCwatch Peralta: Are you really humble? // Jardeleza: Yes sir! (audience laughs)