SC castigates judge for abuse

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THE Supreme Court (SC) found Judge Pelagia Dalmacio-Joaquin, of Municipal Trial Court Branch 1 in San Jose del Monte, Bulacan, guilty of grave abuse of authority for citing lawyer Lucita Marcelo in contempt for simply failing to appear at a court hearing in 2011. In a ruling penned by Associate Justice Antonio Carpio found that “the respondent judge did not adduce any evidence to prove such allegation.”

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