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Foreign delegation probing lawyer killings in PH claims heavy surveillance

Mar 19, 2019 - 9:34 PM

Both the police and the military snub the international delegation of lawyers who managed to secure interviews with prosecutors and judges

SURVEYED. The 9-man international delegation of lawyers who visited the Philippines to investigate 37 cases of lawyer killings claim heavy surveillance during their stay. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Ex-CA Justice Ricardo Puno Sr dies

Jul 25, 2018 - 10:19 AM

Former Court of Appeals justice Ricardo Puno Sr dies at age 95

Former Supreme Court justice Ricardo Puno Sr. Photo from the Facebook page of Robbie Puno

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.

IN PHOTOS: Day 1 of 2016 Bar exams

Nov 06, 2016 - 11:40 AM

The 2016 bar exams are scheduled on November 6 13 20 and 27 at the University of Santo Tomas

An elderly examinee is assisted by local police during the first day of the Bar Exams at the University of Santo Tomas in Manila on Sunday, November 6, 2016. A total of 6,924 law graduates applied for the 115th Bar exams which will be held on four consecutive Sundays of the month starting November 6. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

The Scrum: Elamparo vs. Poe

Dec 09, 2015 - 11:55 AM

The lawyer who partly won against Grace Poe fights her case amid suspicion she’s a paid partisan

PH lawyer vs China: 'Giant slayer' who defeated US

Jul 10, 2015 - 6:58 PM

Paul Reichler the Philippines chief counsel in its case against China is known for representing small countries against big ones

TOP LAWYER. The Philippines' lead counsel against China, Paul Reichler, has defended sovereign states for more than 25 years. File photo from the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea

SC stops BIR from requiring lawyers to reveal fees

Apr 22, 2014 - 3:49 PM

While the BIR tax regulation covers all self employed professionals the SC issued TRO only covers registered lawyers

‘Lawyer or liar?’

Jan 18, 2013 - 10:55 AM

It’s up to the members of the bar to make the choice—and improve public confidence in the legal profession

Gibo declines nomination for chief justice post

Jun 19, 2012 - 6:14 PM

Based on a list provided by the JBC on June 19 there are now 45 nominees for the post of chief justice