[PODCAST] Law of Duterte Land: Your Honors, they are killing lawyers

New consolidated data shows that 61 lawyers have been killed in the 5 years of President Rodrigo Duterte compared to the 49 lawyers in a span of 44 years from the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos to Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III.

This disproportionate number and an alarming surge at that have compelled lawyers to call on the Supreme Court: Exercise your extraordinary powers to respond to this extraordinary problem.

For them, this is no time to be passive.

This has cast a shadow on Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta who is retiring in a week.

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