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(3rd UPDATE) Police say Manila chief inquest prosecutor Jovencio Senados was in his car when he was gunned down in Quirino Avenue in Manila before noon on July 7
'If we do not want to experience a contraction of our civil liberties we must all work to have the objectionable provisions in the anti-terrorism act invalidated by the Supreme Court or repealed by Congress'
'What we really need are lawyers who will choose legal education, and not just if free time will allow it'
'The road does not end here, as legal remedies for the convicts are still in place. We must keep an eye out.'
Opposition Senator Leila de Lima says the 'targeted and systematic attacks' against members of the Bar are detrimental not only to the profession, but also to those who turn to them for justice
The organization calls the killings a 'vicious and mortal assault on the very institution, the system that promises justice for all'
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
To the children of Ben, I can assure you that wherever you go from now on, once people know that you are the children of Ben and Yesha Ramos, you will be looked up to, admired
(7th UPDATE) Members of the judiciary are not spared from the culture of impunity
Lawyers present during police searches are guided by the following questions: Does the search team have a search warrant? If so, is it valid? If so, is the proper procedure being observed?
'Hindi tayo pwedeng magbigay ng special treatment kahit kanino,' says Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde
Prof. Desierto is right about JV, Lenie, and RB: 'They could be you. They could be me. Today it's them. Just look in the mirror. Tomorrow it can be any of us.'
The warning is interpreted as a cautious move against any possible show of opposition towards the Sereno ouster
Justice Secretary Emmanuel Caparas says both parties arguments prescind from a divergence in the interpretation of the PAO law and the Prosecution Service Act of 2010
We have a bias for the legal profession because many of its members become part of our ruling elite
The existing legal framework may not be sufficient for the ASEAN region to achieve a completely free exchange of goods and services says Senate President Franklin Drilon
Lawyer Ian Vela Cruz had just come from Saturday mass at an Iglesia ni Cristo chapel when he was shot by a lone gunman