Rappler's latest stories on alternative law group
Understanding 'lawfare' and unpacking the stories and experiences against the weaponization of the law are among the topics to be discussed at the Manila leg of the international forum, to be held at De La Salle University on February 21
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'
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
Environmental lawyers gather to remember the life of Mia Mascariñas Green who was killed in Bohol last February 15
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
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
UPDATED The spotlight is cast on Judicial and Bar Council reforms