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New lawyers risk contempt with purple ribbon at Supreme Court rites

Jun 02, 2018 - 9:56 AM

'The Supreme Court is not infallible. Only the Constitution is supreme,' says young lawyer Audrey Ng

De Castro disses Sereno, quo warranto oppositors

Jun 01, 2018 - 6:15 PM

‘You will see it many times in your career that those who rise too fast often fall just as quickly,’ Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo de Castro says in a speech before new lawyers, in apparent reference to ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno

New lawyer take their oath during oath taking ceremony at the Plenary hall, Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City. PHOTO BY INOUE JAENA/Rappler

[OPINION] Bar Bulletin No. 26: Has the Supreme Court unintentionally restrained free speech?

Jun 01, 2018 - 9:00 AM

Warning participants against 'undermin[ing] the safe and orderly conduct' of the oath-taking ceremonies for new lawyers intentionally or unintentionally limit public criticism of the court

SC warns lawyers: Disrupt oath-taking ceremony decorum, face contempt

May 30, 2018 - 4:43 PM

The warning is interpreted as a cautious move against any possible show of opposition towards the Sereno ouster

Ilocos Norte Governor Imee Marcos led supporters gather infront of the Supreme Court on October 17, 2016 for a mass and to call for the immediate burial of former President Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.