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OSG to handle CA’s ruling on Trillanes — Guevarra

Manila Bulletin 02 Mar 2021
Guevarra said the Office of the Solicitor General (OSG) will draw the legal course to address the Court of Appeals (CA) ruling that set aside the revived rebellion case against former Sen ... Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra (TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO /MANILA BULLETIN).

Panelo’s fearless forecast: Duterte-Duterte team to win by a landslide in 2022

Manila Bulletin 27 Feb 2021
Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo (OPS / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO). This is the fearless forecast of Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo on the poll results should Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte Carpio and her father President Duterte decide to join forces in next year’s presidential elections ... 27 ... .

Government should charge convict-witness for illegal drug trading, De Lima camp says

Manila Bulletin 26 Feb 2021
Leila de Lima’s legal counsel said the government should charge prosecution witness and convict Joel Capones after he admitted in court that he traded and sold illegal drugs at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) in Muntinlupa ... De Lima / MANILA BULLETIN).

De Lima welcomes initiative of embassies to monitor her drug case hearings

Manila Bulletin 26 Feb 2021
Senator Leila de Lima on Friday, February 26 welcomed the initiative of several embassies in the Philippines to send representatives to monitor the legal proceedings on the drug cases that have been filed against her. Senator Leila de Lima (MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) ... 24, 2020. Trowell was also present before the Muntinlupa RTC Branch 205 last Nov ... .

Arbitration a suitable alternative in lawsuits

The Manila Times 25 Feb 2021
Arbitration and other legal remedies were discussed at The Manila TimesCoffee Break” webisode titled “Arbitration and the practice in the time of pandemic.” TALK ABOUT ARBITRATION (From left) Lawyers Marcelino Michael Atanante 4th, Rodolfo John Robert Palattao 4th, Joseph Cerezo, Filibon Fabela Tacardon and Mohar Ismula are featured on the Feb.

Makabayan bloc on Senate panel report: Legal remedies on red-tagging ‘defective, lacking’

The Philadelphia Inquirer 25 Feb 2021
MANILA, Philippines --- The Makabayan bloc at the House of Representatives on Thursday expressed its belief that current legal remedies ...

Bloody QC ‘misencounter’ may cause amendments to bill passed on second reading by Lower House ...

Manila Bulletin 25 Feb 2021
Robert Ace BarbersOffice / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN). Approved Tuesday, House Bill 7814 seeks to plug legal loopholes that have served as stumbling blocks in government’s successful implementation of the anti-drug war ... Robert Ace Barbers said several legal issues and ...

No need to criminalize ‘Red-tagging’ – Senate panel report

The Philadelphia Inquirer 24 Feb 2021
MANILA, Philippines --- There is no longer a need to criminalize Red-tagging in the Philippines since there are already legal remedies ...

Click and Bait: Vietnamese Human Rights Defenders Targeted with Spyware Attacks

Amnesty 24 Feb 2021
It was established in 1997 in the Filipino capital of Manila as a legal aid office, before formally registering in the United States in 2007. The organization continues to operate out of Manila and has helped 3,000 Vietnamese refugees resettle in third countries.

Panelo to ex-VP Binay: What good have you done for the country?

Manila Bulletin 22 Feb 2021
Former Vice President Jejomar Binay is the latest target of a scathing rebuke of Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo following the former official’s criticisms of the Duterte administration. Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo. (OPS / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO).

Lawyers tackle protection for the law profession

The Manila Times 21 Feb 2021
Who defends the legal defenders?. This and other provoking issues were tackled by legal luminaries during The Manila TimesCoffee Break” webisode titled “Defense of the legal arts ... could be wielded to protect members of the legal profession.

‘Walang personalan’: Panelo admits liking Robredo except for…

Manila Bulletin 21 Feb 2021
Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo actually considers Vice President Leni Robredo a friend despite trading sharp criticisms with his townmate. Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo (OPS / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO) ... Both officials hail from Naga, Camarines Sur ... The Palace official however has one beef with Robredo ... .

GSIS studying proposals to increase GSIS premium contribution

Manila Bulletin 20 Feb 2021
(Facebook / MANILA BULLETIN). GSIS Chief Legal Officer Lucio Yu Jr. gave this information during a recent briefing conducted by the government corporation’s officials to the Committee on Public Accounts chaired by Probinsyano Ako Partylist Rep. Jose “Bonito” C. Singson Jr ... That has always been our position,” the GSIS chief legal counsel said ... .