Defense lawyer gets a reprimand

Rappler.com
After citing defense lawyer Jose Roy III for indirect contempt, the court issues its ruling on the penalty to be imposed

MANILA, Philippine – After citing defense lawyer Jose Roy III for indirect contempt, the court issues its ruling on the penalty to be imposed. Senate President Juan Ponce-Enrile announces that Roy will merely be reprimanded and adds that defense lawyers will be given a “stern warning.” This is to prevent lawyers from resorting to similar acts. Meanwhile, the court also announces that the defense panel has asked the court to cite in contempt House Majority Floor Leader Neptali Gonzales II. – Rappler.com