The proposed Divorce law “cannot undo centuries of dearly held Filipino customs and traditions honoring and celebrating marriage and the family[, m]arriage and the family are and will still be at the heart of the Filipino way of life.” -Rep. Edcel Lagman Are you in favor in the passing of the Divorce law? Yes or […]
This section will document ups and downs, struggles, and everything in between on my law school journey.
Today, many people hold the view that regardless of how people enter into matrimony, marriage is a bond between two people that involves responsibility and legalities, as well as commitment and challenge. That concept of marriage hasn’t changed through the ages.
For over a century, abortion has been criminalized in the Philippines. Criminal provisions on abortion do not contain any exceptions allowing abortion. In 2008 alone, the Philippines’ criminal abortion ban was estimated to result in the deaths of at least 1,000 women and complications for 90,000 more.
G.R. No. 113092, September 1, 1994 – Petitioner Martin Centeno, together with Vicente Yco, approached Judge Adoracion G. Angeles, a resident of Tikay, and solicited from her a contribution of P1,500.00. It is admitted that the solicitation was made without a permit from the Department of Social Welfare and Development.
On the evening of October 30, 2001, Leoselie John Banaga was involved in a gang trouble in Taguig City and was subsequently mauled during the affray.
Atty. Palmones asked Cesar Ursua to deliver his letter-request to the Ombudsman’s office because his law firm messenger, Oscar Perez, had to attend to some personal matters. Oscar Perez instructed Ursua that if an acknowledgment receipt is required, he can sign the receipt with his name.
Petitioner Joemar Ortega, then about 14 years old, was charged before Bacolod City Regional Trial Court (RTC) with the crime of Rape…
Norma de Joya filed a petition for a writ of habeas corpus praying for her release from the Batangas City Jail on the claim that her detention was illegal.
People vs. Rafael Avecilla
An information for violation of Section 4 of Republic Act No. 6425, also known as the “Dangerous Drugs Act of 1972,” was filed in Pasig City’s Regional Trial Court, Branch 151, against petitioner Khosrow Minucher and one Abbas Torabian.