Rappler's latest stories on lawfare in the Philippines
Legal experts, civil society organizations, and sectoral groups gather in an international forum to talk about 'lawfare'
'By refusing to tax him on his sworn duty to promote justice, these sectors abet the continued desecration and demolition of institutions of justice and accountability,' says former chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
'2020 should be the time for action, and should be a time for reflection that leads to very concrete steps,' says Rappler managing editor Glenda Gloria
At a forum on lawfare at De La Salle University, former UP law dean Pacifico Agabin says the law 'is always double-bladed, it can be used for good and it can be used for evil'
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