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Vic Rodriguez confirms ‘complete exit’ from Marcos admin

The Philadelphia Inquirer 05 Oct 2022
MANILA, Philippines --- Lawyer Victor Rodriguez on Wednesday confirmed that he has "completely exited" the administration of President ...

NUPL thankful to SC for giving Badoy ‘due process:’ It’s what we value too

The Philadelphia Inquirer 04 Oct 2022
MANILA, Philippines --- The National Union of People's Lawyers (NUPL) has expressed gratitude to the Supreme Court (SC) for asking former ...

Jose Calida resigns as COA chair

The Philadelphia Inquirer 04 Oct 2022
MANILA, Philippines --- Lawyer Jose Calida has resigned as chairperson ...

Vic Rodriguez no longer part of Bongbong Marcos admin, says new ES

The Philadelphia Inquirer 04 Oct 2022
MANILA, Philippines --- Lawyer Victor Rodriguez has no post in the administration of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. after he stepped down as executive secretary last month ... .

CT’s first Black chief public defender embraces work ahead

The CT Mirror 02 Oct 2022
She went to Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., to earn her undergraduate degree because the school was in the heart of the political scene (and lawyers) ... Other lawyers find themselves running into a courtroom with an armful of manila folders to help someone who needs them last-minute.

A different kind of love

The Manila Times 01 Oct 2022
"Actually, it started with me as the sole employee closing the deal and implementing all the jobs until I was able to hire 15 employees," remembered Bravo who met a Chinese lawyer who lent him an office at the fourth floor of a building in Sta Cruz, Manila.

Manila Mayor Lacuna, ex-Mayor Moreno sued on enforcement of NCAP for traffic violations

Manila Bulletin 30 Sep 2022
The complaint was filed by lawyer Alexander T. Lopez, who ran for the post of Manila mayor but lost to Lacuna ... But once the OMB acts on the complaints and Mayor Lacuna and Moreno are required to submit their counter-affidavits, the Manila Bulletin will also publish their answer to the charges.

Honey, Isko face criminal, administrative charges

The Manila Times 30 Sep 2022
(UPDATE) VARIOUS criminal and administrative charges were filed against Manila Mayor Maria Sheilah "Honey" Lacuna-Pangan and former mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso, including plunder and graft and corruption, before the Office of the Ombudsman in relation to the implementation of the no contact apprehension policy (NCAP).

Lawyers ask SC to discipline Badoy

Manila Standard 30 Sep 2022
The Supreme Court (SC) has been asked to take action on the social media attacks against human rights lawyers, as well as those hurled against Manila Regional Trial Court (RTC) Judge Marlo A ... Badoy’s social media posts have been condemned by various lawyers’ organizations with most of them pleading the SC to cite her in contempt of court.

485 lawyers join SC plea for protection vs Badoy

The Philadelphia Inquirer 30 Sep 2022
MANILA, Philippines --- Some 485 lawyers called on the Supreme Court (SC) on Friday to also take action on the social media attacks ...

SC to expedite decision on ‘no-contact apprehension policy’ for traffic violations

Manila Bulletin 29 Sep 2022
The Supreme Court (SC) has decided to expedite the resolution of its temporary restraining order (TRO) that stopped the implementation of the no-contract apprehension policy (NCAP) for traffic violations in several cities in Metro Manila ... The second petition was filed by lawyer Juman B.

SC resets hearing on NCAP petitions

Manila Standard 29 Sep 2022
A similar petition was also filed before the SC by lawyer Juman Paa who said he was fined P20, 000 for alleged traffic violations based on Manila’s NCAP provided for under Ordinance No.8676 passed in 2020 by the Manila City Council.

Refile bill on tollways fee discount for seniors, lawmakers urged

The Philadelphia Inquirer 29 Sep 2022
MANILA, Philippines -- Election lawyer Romula Macalintal is urging lawmakers to refile a bill granting senior citizens a 20% discount ...

Mayor Honey distributes aid to ‘Karding’ evacuees in Manila

Manila Bulletin 27 Sep 2022
Manila Mayor Honey Lacuna gave assistance to the families who were temporarily sheltered in the city’s evacuation centers on Monday, Sept ... A total of 653 families or 2598 individuals were brought to various evacuation centers in the city, according to lawyer Princess Abante, City of Manila communications head.

Lawyers slam Badoy, call on SC to take action

The Philadelphia Inquirer 27 Sep 2022
MANILA, Philippines --- A group of lawyers berated on Tuesday a former anti-insurgency task force spokesperson, Lorraine Badoy, for ...

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