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Law groups denounce Duterte's 'brazen assaults' vs democratic institutions

Oct 14, 2017 - 6:18 PM

According to the Alternative Law Groups, 'These acts deliberately undermine the independence of the institutions whose duties primarily consist in upholding public trust...and maintaining checks and balances so that tyranny would not arise from any branch of the government again'

Groups 'draw strength' from environment lawyer's life, death

Feb 22, 2017 - 8:03 AM

The commitment for us is really to make her life and death an opportunity to renew our strength says Grizelda Mayo Anda of the Environmental Legal Assistance Center

'INDIGNATION GATHERING.' Environmental lawyer Tony La Viña opens the 'indignation gathering' of environmental and human rights lawyers on Tuesday, February 21, almost a week after the death of Mia Mascariñas-Green. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Slain environmental lawyer on death threats: 'This is our job'

Feb 22, 2017 - 7:10 AM

Environmental lawyers gather to remember the life of Mia Mascariñas Green who was killed in Bohol last February 15

'INTELLIGENT AND FEISTY.' Grizelda Mayo-Anda of the Environmental Legal Assistance Center talks about Mia Mascariñas-Green, the environmental lawyer who was ambushed and shot dead last week in Bohol. Photo by Martin San Diego/Rappler

Environmental lawyer murdered in Philippines – police

Feb 17, 2017 - 5:05 PM

UPDATED Her death brings to 112 the number of environmental campaigners murdered in the Philippines over the past 15 years according to Filipino environment monitor Kalikasan

Next 3 years 'critical test' for Judicial and Bar Council

Nov 19, 2016 - 11:30 AM

Marlon Manuel of the Hustisya Natin project says the processing of 10 appointments to the SC in the next few years will test the independence of the JBC members

Aquino successor to appoint 11 SC justices

Dec 06, 2014 - 10:54 AM

UPDATED The spotlight is cast on Judicial and Bar Council reforms