The Integrated Bar of the Philippines and the Supreme Court have disbarred lawyers before for having extramarital affairs
But President Rodrigo Duterte still discourages the filing of an impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo
The Integrated Bar of the Philippines says Duterte's statements criticizing lawyers of drug suspects creates a dangerous 'chilling effect'
The President also offers dinner and Cabinet posts to his human rights critics
Trixie Cruz-Angeles was the lawyer for Oakwood mutineer Nicanor Faeldon, and most recently, defended expelled members of the Iglesia ni Cristo in their cases against the church
(UPDATED) The lawyers' organization says the President violated the Constitution by disregarding one of the shortlists submitted by the Judicial and Bar Council. Malacañang maintains the legality of the appointments.
[The annulment business] When someone promises a quickie annulment, chances are they’re just faking it
Here's a guide to filing a petition for annulment and how long it could take
Supreme Court justices vote 12-2 to temporarily stop the contract between the Comelec and Smartmatic for the repair of vote-counting machines
'A lawyer president, after a hiatus of 30 years,' Vice President Jejomar Binay refers to himself before the Integrated Bar of the Philippines
The Supreme Court adopts the recommendation of the Integrated Bar 'that contracting a marriage during the subsistence of a previous one amounts to grossly immoral conduct'
The Integrated Bar of the Philippines says the contract is illegal because the Comelec did not subject it to public bidding
(UPDATED) The military claims that lawyer Harry Roque has committed grave misconduct and violated the Code of Professional Responsibility
'His apologies are accepted but he should still be held accountable,' the AFP says
The Integrated Bar of the Philippines asks the Supreme Court to halt the regulation or the law profession might be seen as a 'mere trade or moneymaking endeavor'
For lawyers, exposing corruption in the highest court – names and all – is suicidal
5 security guards have been suspended following the shooting
Only 5 months as chief justice, she is being asked to resign by some lawyers. Her every move is being watched, even as she tries to heal division in the Supreme Court.
It’s up to the members of the bar to make the choice—and improve public confidence in the legal profession
TOP STORY: Senator Sotto hits back at critics accusing him of plagiarism.
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima, disqualified from the chief justice race, says she's a victim of the 'lopsided' rule of the Judicial and Bar Council
The decision of the IBP has far-reaching implications on the move of the Judicial and Bar Council
The IBP will rule on the cases on Monday, August 6, the same day that the Judicial and Bar Council will decide on a shortlist of candidates for the chief justice post
Justice Secretary Leila de Lima makes a last-minute bid to stop her disqualification from the chief justice race
The Supreme Court rules that Congress should only have one representative in the Judicial and Bar Council, but this doesn't address the council's inherent problems
18 nominees have said no to the race for the highest position in the judiciary