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Who is Larry Gadon, the man behind one Sereno impeachment complaint?

Oct 06, 2017 - 4:20 PM

From the legal team of former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, lawyer Larry Gadon is now a part of the Pro-Duterte Constitutional Reformers to Federalism

Great lawyers form under most terrible conditions

May 22, 2017 - 7:24 PM

Says Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno: We need lawyers who will not back down from serving the rule of law even at great personal cost We need lawyers who will not bend to pressures to set the law aside in favor of expediency

2016 Bar passers take their oaths before justices of the Supreme Court at the SM Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on May 22, 2017. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

#AnimatED: Misplaced rooting for lawyers

Mar 30, 2015 - 9:00 AM

We have a bias for the legal profession because many of its members become part of our ruling elite

Filipino Columbia Law grad to peers: Begin with excellence in mind

May 25, 2014 - 9:22 AM

Excellence is found not in doing extraordinary things but in doing ordinary things extraordinarily well

BE EXCELLENT. Patrick Perillo speaks at the graduation ceremony at Columbia Law School in New York City. Photo contributed by the author

Frank Chavez: Warrior litigator, beloved father figure

Sep 12, 2013 - 6:39 PM

Friends colleagues paint a picture of the man in all his fearless ferocity and warm humanity

FIGHTING SPIRIT. Frank Chavez is remembered for his fierce criticism of erring public officials

‘Lawyer or liar?’

Jan 18, 2013 - 10:55 AM

It’s up to the members of the bar to make the choice—and improve public confidence in the legal profession