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Rappler case: PH Bar Association concerned law being used to silence gov’t critics

Mar 01, 2019 - 11:31 PM

'Law students and legal professionals alike look forward to how the courts will resolve threshold issues such as the purported retroactive application of the Cybercrime Prevention Act,' says the Philippine Bar Association

COURT APPEARANCE. Rappler CEO and executive editor Maria Ressa (with counsel Ted Te) files a motion to quash the cyber libel case filed by the justice department on behalf of businessman Wilfredo Keng at the Manila Regional Trial Court on March 1, 2019. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Judge Soriano: Afford everyone rule of law, if only for our own safety

Nov 30, 2018 - 12:18 PM

The judge from Makati rose to prominence for his firm orders that directly contradicted and rejected the request of the country’s most powerful man – President Rodrigo Duterte

RULE OF LAW. Makati RTC Branch 148 Judge Andres Soriano delivers a speech on the rule of law before the Philippine Bar Association on November 28, 2018. Photo by Jazmin Tremblay/Rappler

'Special marshals' could prevent killings of judges

Nov 29, 2018 - 7:26 PM

Special marshals are 'an elite force of armed professional state security operatives intended to provide protection to judges,' says Jose Agcaoili of the Philippine Bar Association

Supreme Court of teh Philippines in Padre Faura, Manila

PH Bar Association on lawyers' killings: 'End this madness'

Nov 28, 2018 - 7:00 PM

The organization calls the killings a 'vicious and mortal assault on the very institution, the system that promises justice for all'

Rappler Talk: PH Bar Association's Jose Agcaoili on seeking justice for slain lawyers

Nov 25, 2018 - 7:40 PM

Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug speaks with Philippine Bar Association president Jose Agcaoili to discuss the killings of members of the legal profession in recent years

Lawyers share holiday spirit

Dec 22, 2015 - 11:17 AM

The Philippine Bar Association brings Christmas cheer to children living in a Gk community

Corona who? Aquino slams him again in speech to lawyers

Jun 26, 2014 - 11:03 PM

President Benigno Aquino III cites the case of dismissed chief justice Renato Corona as one of the reasons why lawyers must take extra care in following the law

AQUINO ARRIVAL. President Benigno Aquino III arrives from his Japan trip which he calls short but productive. Malacañang Photo Bureau

The problem of Lorna Kapunan

Dec 12, 2013 - 6:54 PM

For lawyers exposing corruption in the highest court – names and all – is suicidal

Lawyers' group asks SC to nullify cybercrime law

Oct 05, 2012 - 7:19 PM

This is the 11th petition to be filed against the law which took effect on October 3