A wish list for Santa

Today is Christmas.  Merry Christmas to one and all! I don’t know if you got what you wanted from Santa. I would not know myself until after this column is published. But what were in your Christmas list? Here’s what’s on mine:  1. Verdict for the Ampatuan clan in the Maguindanao massacre case.  Five years […]

US Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton during his booking at the Olongapo Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 74 this morning, 19 Dec 2014 Marilou Laude, thru counsel, filed the following motions today at the Olongapo Regional Trial Court: 1) MOTION TO ALLOW MEDIA COVERAGE 2) MOTION TO COMPEL AFP TO SURRENDER CUSTODY TO CITY JAIL […]

Take custody of Pemberton now

With the issuance of the warrant of arrest against Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton of the United States Marine Corps for the murder of Jennifer Laude, it is now incumbent on the Philippine government to insist on custody over the person of Pemberton. At this juncture, all law enforcement agencies should ensure that the warrant is […]

Take Custody of Pemberton Now Centerlaw welcomes the issuance of the Warrant of Arrest against Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton of the United States Marine Corps for the murder of Jennifer Laude. Centerlaw represents the family of Jennifer Laude. According to Ethel Avisado, lawyer and Bertha Foundation Fellow with Centerlaw, “We are closely monitoring what actions […]

Binay is still on top

The reality is that despite his detractors having thrown the kitchen sink at him, Vice President Jejomar Binay remains the top choice of the country for the Presidency in 2016. This hardly comes as a surprise given his proven managerial skills as chief executive of the country’s financial center, and his credentials as a lawyer, […]

Motion to Recuse

Centerlaw release Reference: Professor H. Harry L. Roque, Jr. 09175398096 Click here for a copy of the MOTION TO RECUSE filed yesterday by Marilou Laude, thru counsel, at the Office of the City Prosecutor of Olongapo City. Marilou is the sister of slained transgender Jennifer Laude.

Manila summit

The Center for International Law, a civil society organization that promotes the binding nature of international law in the Philippines and in Southeast Asia, with support of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, has been holding a three-day Manila summit on Judicial Integrity and Accountability. Keynote speaker was Justice Michael Kirby of the Australian High Court, the […]

EDCA is Unconstitutional slide presentation

This is the slide presentation which Prof. Harry Roque used both in the Supreme Court EDCA Oral Arguments and EDCA Senate hearing. To view click ProfHarry Roque EDCA .amended Reference: Prof. H. Harry L. Roque 09175398096