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[ANALYSIS] Philippines' dark secret: Lengthy pretrial detention

Oct 19, 2018 - 11:30 AM

If the lengthy pretrial process in the Philippines cannot be addressed, rule of law cannot be established

Potential investors looking for 'stable legal system' in PH

May 23, 2018 - 2:00 PM

While investors are not seen to pull out their investments in the near future, risk consultant Bob Herrera-Lim says the current political atmosphere may affect the decisions of those eyeing long-term business in the Philippines

[OPINION] Lest we forget, the Supreme Court is a human institution

May 19, 2018 - 5:14 PM

Oust her if you must, but oust her in accordance with the law.

Sereno behind bars? Duterte says he only wants her out

Apr 13, 2018 - 8:58 AM

'Talagang dapat paalisin ka, noon pa. Bobo ka na, putang ina, kung anong pinagsasabi mo,' President Rodrigo Duterte says of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno

Failure of the legal system: A challenge to Filipino lawyers

Aug 07, 2017 - 9:32 AM

As part of the legal system myself an educator in the field of criminal justice I say we are losing and we are losing poorly We carry a heavy burden because the public call for blood is our own doing

Plunder and graft trials: How do cases proceed in the courts?

Jan 15, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Some experts say it could be 10 years before the pork barrel scam cases are resolved What exactly goes on inside the courts?

Drilon: Allow foreign lawyers to practice in PH

Mar 01, 2015 - 10:15 AM

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

LIBERALIZING THE LEGAL PROFESSION: Senate President Franklin Drilon wants collaboration between Filipino and foreign lawyers

Pakistani baby accused of attempted murder

Apr 04, 2014 - 11:25 PM

A 9 month old boy in Pakistan is accused of attempted murder highlighting flaws in the legal system