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Nueva Ecija court clears Left leaders of murder charges

Aug 13, 2018 - 3:58 PM

(UPDATED) The warrants of arrest against Satur Ocampo, Teddy Casiño, Rafael Mariano and anti-poverty secretary Liza Maza are no longer in effect

CLEARED. From left: Teddy Casiño, Satur Ocampo, Liza Maza and Rafael Mariano are cleared of murder charges after the Palayan City, Nueva Ecija RTC Branch 40 dismissed the cases and quashed the warrants against them. Graphic by Ken Bautista/Rappler

Baylosis rearrested over 'pack of lies' – lawyer

Feb 03, 2018 - 3:09 PM

Lawyer Rachel Pastores says the police narrative on the arrest of peace consultant Rafael Baylosis 'is incredibly laughable and obviously false'

NDF CONSULTANTS. File photo of freed political prisoners raising their clenched fists during a press conference held shortly after their release in 2016. NDF consulant Rafael Baylosis (righmost) is among them. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Lawyers, law students launch group to call for end to EJKs

Nov 02, 2017 - 12:49 PM

Responding to lawyer Harry Roque's statement that he will throw hollow blocks at critics, convenor Tony La Viña says 'magtatapon kami ng pan de sal'

Photo by Angie De Silva

NDF consultants hopeful Duterte will resume peace talks

Feb 15, 2017 - 9:45 PM

Motions filed by the Office of the Solicitor General to cancel the bail of NDF consultants are premature according to their lawyers

Atty: Rachel Pastores of Public Interest Law Center (left), Atty. Edre Olalia of National Union of People's Lawyers (2nd-L), Niki Gamara (2nd-R) and Cristina Palabay of KARAPATAN (Right)during a press conference in Quezon City Wednesdat, urged government and GRP-NDPF peace panel to contineu peace talks. Photo by: DARREN LANGIT

VLOG: SC ends oral arguments on EDCA

Nov 26, 2014 - 2:39 AM

Solicitor General Florin Hilbay concedes that the new deal does not guarantee that US will come to the aid of the Philippines in case of armed attack in the West Philippine Sea

ORAL ARGUMENTS: Supreme Court holds oral arguments on the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA). Rappler photo

Tiamzons leave 'irregular' inquest

Mar 24, 2014 - 2:19 PM

The Tiamzons legal counsel says the charges for illegal possession of firearms and explosives are invalid because when they were apprehended they had only kittens and puppies