Duterte lamented, however, that the issuance of court injunctions is supposed to be free but has apparently become a money-making venture for some.
"As President, I can go hard but there's always the injunction. Itong mga korte minsan [The courts sometimes] I hope you would stop the practice of issuing injunctions, lalo na sa mga kasong criminal [especially in criminal cases]," he said during the 72nd anniversary of the Philippine Air Force (PAF) in Pasay City last Tuesday.
He claimed that some losing bidders tend to file a case and seek court injunctions that only delay the implementation of the project.
An injunction is a court order commanding or prohibiting a specific action while mandamus commands the performance of an official duty.
'I hope you will stop the practice of issuing injunctions, especially for criminal cases.
The President, a former prosecutor, said there has to be 'not only a semblance, a clear and convincing evidence before you issue left and right' injunctions and writs of mandamus.
An injunction is a judicial order that compels a person or a party to carry out a certain act, or to stop doing a certain act.
POSITIVES AND NEGATIVES OF NATIONWIDE INJUNCTIONS 1992
Settings Where Nationwide Injunctions Might Be Desirable 1997
A Setting Where Nationwide Injunctions Might Be 2002
Nationwide Injunctions Against the Federal Government
Early definitions of preliminary injunctions resemble modern formulations in several important ways.
Because of these equitable roots, rulings on preliminary injunctions emphasized both flexibility and fact specificity.
There is also case law from this early period distinguishing mandatory injunctions from prohibitory injunctions.
(37) Although the Court has considered several other cases involving preliminary injunctions, the cases have not required recapitulation of the full preliminary injunction standard test.