Angeles chief prosecutor block evidence of Laude family

Centerlaw Release References: Atty. Harry L. Roque Jr. (hroque@roquebutuyan.com) and Atty. Romel R. Bagares 09328798422 Lawyers for the family of the transgender murder victim Jennifer Laude blasted today Angeles City Chief Prosecutor Emilie Fe M. De Los Santos for blocking in open court their efforts to introduce evidence in the prosecution of an American marine […]

Marcosian PNoy

Last Wednesday, 1500 people led by Juana Change were prevented from forming their human chain from Crame to EDSA shrine. Talk about irony. The son of democracy icons doing a Marcosian tactic on the day we celebrate the end of a dictatorship. What happened to PNoy? He clearly is not the person that millions of […]

Whitewash and the need for the ICC

Its highly unlikely that attention-starved congressmen will agree to scrap the House of Representatives hearing of the Mamasapano massacre on their own. To begin with, while the hearings in the bigger House were less composed when compared to the hearings in the Senate, more information came out of the lone House investigation. Rep. Neri Colmenares […]

Breach of chain of command?

Its now apparent that in an effort to shield President Aquino from blame in the death of the SAF 44, administration spin doctors have been pinning the blame for the fiasco on both former PNP Chief Alan Purisima and SAF Chief Getulio Napenas. Of course the two, undoubtedly, have lots to answer for. But palace […]

P Noy: Not command responsibility but gross incompetence

I’m happy that Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago, the best President that we never had, agreed with my view that International Humanitarian Law (IHL) is applicable to the Mamasapano massacre that led to the heroism of the SAF 44. The good senator concurred with our view when she opined that President Aquino may be held liable on […]

New SC resolution on DAP a shocking reversal

Statement of Prof. Harry L. Roque and Atty. Roger R. Rayel, counsel for Grecor Belgica, et al, on the Supreme Court’s new resolution on DAP: “The new resolution of the High Court on the Disbursement Acceleration Fund (DAP) is a shocking reversal of the constitutional safeguards on the use of public funds and a virtual […]