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Martial law extension and the Supreme Court

Jul 22, 2017 - 7:45 AM

We analyze the recent Supreme Court decision which upheld President Duterte’s Proclamation No 216 to discern how the Court might answer anticipated petitions in the event of an extension of martial law in Mindanao

SC retains right to review martial law proclamations

Jul 06, 2017 - 5:12 PM

That s the best part of the decision The Court made it clear that it had the power to review the President s decision says a legal expert of the SC ruling on the petitions against martial law in Mindanao

Supreme Court of the Philippines on Padre Faura Street in Manila. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Rappler Newscast | May 21, 2012

May 21, 2012 - 8:19 PM

Corona lawyers admit the Chief Justice refuses to rehearse courtroom answers in their presence Find out 5 things the Chief Justice will likely say on the witness stand And Lady Gaga’s two day Manila concert will push through despite protests

Corona Impeachment: Latin 101

Jan 19, 2012 - 8:41 PM

PLM Law Dean Ernest Maceda explains some of the more common legal terms

DEAN MACEDA. Corona Impeachment: Latin 101

No need: guilt beyond reasonable doubt

Jan 18, 2012 - 4:22 PM

In the end senators will vote without having to explain their votes as in a judicial decision