The Framework Agreement is unconstitutional.
The long delayed arraignment of Andal Ampatuan Sr. for 57 counts of murder is evidence of a dysfunctional justice system in the Philippines. While an accused like him has the right to a stay of his arraignment where he opts to challenge the existence of probable cause, the rules on criminal procedure nonetheless mandates that […]
I used to be uncertain about my position on the administration’s planned postponement of the elections at the Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). I no longer am. The postponement appears to be the brainchild of a dear friend and law client, Political Affairs Secretary Ronald Lamas and is for the noblest of intentions: the […]