Marlon Manuel - updates

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Rappler Talk: Marlon Manuel on fighting inciting to sedition case vs Robredo

Sep 24, 2019 - 2:04 PM

On Tuesday, September 24, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug sits down with human rights lawyer Marlon Manuel to discuss the case and what the harassment against the opposition means to the rule of law

Human Rights Summit: Lawyers go all out vs war on drugs

Nov 20, 2017 - 4:52 PM

'The challenge now is to go beyond legalese, to realize the relevance of our profession at this point in our history,' says Human Rights Commissioner Roberto Cadiz

SUMMIT. The Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) will hold a summit alongside other law groups to address legal concerns in the government's war on drugs. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

SC's low standards may be precedent to nationwide martial law – petitioner

Jul 04, 2017 - 2:46 PM

Napakababa ng standards na in allow ng Supreme Court para sa Presidente para sa pagdedeklara ng martial law precedent ito sa pagdeklara ng martial law sa buong Pilipinas says Cristina Yambot of NUPL

SC PETITION. NUPL's Cristina Yambot is concerned the SC decision opens doors to a declaration of martial law nationwide. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

High noon in the SC: Is martial law legal?

Jun 26, 2017 - 8:00 PM

A lot of things depend on the clarity of the Supreme Court decision in saying not only what martial law is not but also what it includes

Lagman: Why hide martial law details from the public?

Jun 19, 2017 - 4:50 PM

UPDATED Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman one of the petitioners against martial law says details cited in the private session with Supreme Court justices should be released

WHY HIDE? Albay First District Representative Edcel Lagman says nothing in the private presentation of Defense and Military Chiefs Lorenzana and Año is confidential, and asks why they refuse to make these details public. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Lorenzana, Año show 'secret documents' in private session with SC justices

Jun 15, 2017 - 1:11 PM

3rd UPDATE Among the petitioners only Albay 1st District Representative Edcel Lagman is allowed to join the closed door meeting

SC MEETING. Supreme Court (SC) Spokesman Theodore Te updates the media on June 15, 2017 on the request to hold an executive session with martial law officers Secretary Delfin Lorenzana and General Eduardo Año. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

CJ Sereno: Martial law clarification will protect soldiers too

Jun 14, 2017 - 2:02 PM

While we will and we may uphold the power of the President it is also our duty that that power is discharged fully in accordance with the framework that governs our country says Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno

ORAL ARGUMENTS. Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno reiterates the need to clarify the martial law guidelines during the 2nd day of the Supreme Court oral arguments on the Mindanao martial law on June 14, 2017. Photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

SC's Bersamin says trust Duterte on martial law

Jun 13, 2017 - 8:59 PM

I am willing to presume good faith on the part of government says Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin

ORAL ARGUMENTS. Supreme Court (SC) starts on June 13, 2017 the oral arguments on the petitions seeking to nullify the martial law in Mindanao. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Groups 'draw strength' from environment lawyer's life, death

Feb 22, 2017 - 8:03 AM

The commitment for us is really to make her life and death an opportunity to renew our strength says Grizelda Mayo Anda of the Environmental Legal Assistance Center

'INDIGNATION GATHERING.' Environmental lawyer Tony La Viña opens the 'indignation gathering' of environmental and human rights lawyers on Tuesday, February 21, almost a week after the death of Mia Mascariñas-Green. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Slain environmental lawyer on death threats: 'This is our job'

Feb 22, 2017 - 7:10 AM

Environmental lawyers gather to remember the life of Mia Mascariñas Green who was killed in Bohol last February 15

'INTELLIGENT AND FEISTY.' Grizelda Mayo-Anda of the Environmental Legal Assistance Center talks about Mia Mascariñas-Green, the environmental lawyer who was ambushed and shot dead last week in Bohol. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Next 3 years 'critical test' for Judicial and Bar Council

Nov 19, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Marlon Manuel of the Hustisya Natin project says the processing of 10 appointments to the SC in the next few years will test the independence of the JBC members

Aquino successor to appoint 11 SC justices

Dec 06, 2014 - 10:54 AM

UPDATED The spotlight is cast on Judicial and Bar Council reforms