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Bernabe is the second female justice that Aquino named to the High Court

Posted on September 16, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Current Events, Institutions, Justice & Human Rights, Justice System, The Judiciary

How Zaldy Ampatuan got to the Palace and what it could mean for the government

Posted on August 5, 2011   |   CATEGORY: In-Depth, Justice & Human Rights, Politics

Aquino reiterates in SONA his commitment to address extra-judicial killings

Posted on July 28, 2011   |   CATEGORY: In-Depth, Justice & Human Rights, Multimedia

I hate to be KJ (kill joy) after I’ve already been branded as KSP (Kulang sa Pansin). But the truth still has to be told. So please bear with me.

Posted on July 20, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Justice & Human Rights, Justice System, Voices

JBC members Sen. Francisco Escudero, Iloilo Rep. Niel Tupas and Justice Sec. Leila de Lima did not attend any of the public interviews. This will not stop them from casting their votes today.

Posted on July 4, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Institutions, Justice & Human Rights, The Judiciary

Why had the Secretary of Justice not advised, or even instructed, the NBI to no longer look into Webb et al. because they were no longer legitimate targets of any criminal investigation for the same offense as they were now protected by the guarantee against double jeopardy?

Posted on June 30, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Justice & Human Rights, Theodore Te, Voices

By VICENTE V. MENDOZA MANILA, Philippines—I want to thank the Philippine Press Institute for inviting me to speak in this program honoring community newspapers for excellence in various aspects of civic journalism. Newspapers and other news media are entitled to our gratitude for keeping us informed of the world around us. I often think of [...]

Posted on June 27, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Commentary, Justice & Human Rights, Media

The controversial cop faces a murder case. But for a time, he thought he had gotten away with it.

Posted on June 26, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Justice & Human Rights, People, Profiles

Child psychologist counters child abuse allegations vs her MANILA, Philippines – Willie Revillame has been back on television following the launch of his new show “Will Time Bigtime” on TV5 on May 14. The legal problems that arose from his previous show “Willing-Willie,” however, are far from over. Child psychologist Ma. Lourdes Carandang and blogger [...]

Posted on June 7, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Current Events, Justice & Human Rights, Media, Sections

MANILA- Jose Mejia, one of the two new appointees to the Judicial and Bar Council, has been known at best only as the classmate of Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa. When news of his appointment came out in early May—he represents the legal academe in the JBC—his association with Ochoa as a classmate at the Ateneo [...]

Posted on May 31, 2011   |   CATEGORY: Institutions, Justice & Human Rights, Profiles, The Judiciary
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