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Lawyers urge Supreme Court to hold Badoy accountable

“We call on the Supreme Court to not let this pass and to take immediate, concrete and firm action to protect justice actors and rule of law. The Court must hold accountable those who threaten and malign our judges and lawyers." The post Lawyers urge Supreme Court to hold Badoy accountable appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource: bulatlat bulatlatOct 1st, 2022

Supreme Court condemns killings, threats against lawyers and judges

“At this crucial juncture when the other institutions have defaulted on us, we fervently welcome these bold and unequivocal declarations, initial steps and further plans from our very own refuge.” The post Supreme Court condemns killings, threats against lawyers and judges appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: newsSource:  bulatlatRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2021

A threat on a lawyer is an assault on the Judiciary, SC says amid rise in lawyer killings

In a rare move in the face of escalating attacks on lawyers, the Supreme Court said its stands by members of the legal profession and will not let injustices outside its halls go undenounced......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2021

FULL TEXT: Supreme Court addresses calls for action on attacks on lawyers, judges

Below is a copy of the statement read by SC spokesperson Brian Hosaka on Tuesday afternoon:.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2021

139 lawyers make fresh plea to SC: Review, revise rules on search warrants

More than 100 lawyers on Monday wrote to the Supreme Court to propose amendments to rules on the issuance and service of search warrants in response to the killing of nine activists in bloody raids this month......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 22nd, 2021

SC urged to investigate red-tagging of judge over release of 2 activists

Rights lawyers of journalist Lady Ann Salem and labor organizer Rodrigo Esparago called on the Supreme Court to investigate the red-tagging of the Mandaluyong judge who freed the two activists over irregularities in their arrest......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 17th, 2021

SC: Calbayog court confirms receipt of PNP request on list of lawyers for communist terrorist groups

Supreme Court spokesperson Brian Hosaka told reporters said the Calbayog Regional Trial Court confirmed the receipt of the request on Friday afternoon, “but no action has been made by them on the request.”.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 12th, 2021

Attack on lawyer prompts new plea vs anti-terror law

The petitioners against the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 and their lawyers yesterday filed another plea for the Supreme Court to stop the implementation of the law after one of their co-counsels was attacked on March 3......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMar 9th, 2021

Citing relentless red-tagging and arrests, SC urged to temporarily stop anti-terror law implementation

In another show of unity, petitioners against the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 made another push to urge the Supreme Court to temporarily stop the implementation of the reviled law as debates on their pleas continue to run long......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 23rd, 2021

Digital Bar exams hailed as innovative

The Supreme Court’s decision to hold digital bat examinations was hailed as an innovative balancing act of technology use and the need to maintain social distancing amid the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 22nd, 2021

No coercion in Aeta farmers SC plea, NUPL says after government swoops in

Aeta farmers Japer Gurung and Junior Ramos were not forced to sign a pleading signifying their intent to join the legal fight against the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) at the Supreme Court, the National Union of Peoples' Lawyers said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 9th, 2021

Lawyers opposing terror law to face off with OSG

Lawyers representing 37 petitioners will face off Tuesday with the Office of the Solicitor General on the issue of the constitutionality of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 before the Supreme Court......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 1st, 2021

SPECIAL REPORT | All eyes on Supreme Court justices as they hear petitioners vs Anti-Terror Law

Now that the schedule has been set, the focus now is on how the members of the high court would come up with a decision on these. Considering the caliber of the lawyers questioning the ATL’s validity, will they simply brush off the arguments to put a finality on the question and allow the president to do as he wills or will they listen to the arguments and seriously put the law into question? The post SPECIAL REPORT | All eyes on Supreme Court justices as they hear petitioners vs Anti-Terror Law appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsJan 30th, 2021

Killings of lawyers and judges being addressed & mdash; SC

The Supreme Court has been meeting with leaders of various government agencies, particularly the Department of Justice and law enforcement agencies, in the investigation of the killings of judges and lawyers in the country......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 20th, 2021

7 lawyers take cudgels for 37 ATA petitioners

Seven prominent lawyers will represent the 37 petitioners seeking to declare controversial Republic Act 11479 or Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020 during the oral arguments to be conducted by the Supreme Court on January 19......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 14th, 2021

SC to hold mock exams for digital Bar

The Supreme Court is set to conduct mock Bar examinations on Jan. 31 to around 120 students in four testing sites as part of its preparations for the digitalized Bar examinations in November this year......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJan 10th, 2021

High court to hold mock Bar exam

The Supreme Court will conduct mock Bar examinations involving 120 students divided in four testing sites on January 31, 2020 in preparation for the digitized Bar Examinations in November 2021......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 9th, 2021

SC limits lawyers in & lsquo;terror& rsquo; hearing

The Supreme Court will limit the number of lawyers allowed to attend the oral arguments on the anti-terrorism law this month in compliance with the strict health protocols being implemented by the government due to the COVID-19 pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsJan 8th, 2021

Time is of the essence: 23 petitioners urge SC to stop implementation of anti-terrorism law

(Updated) With charges filed and military surveillance carried out under a law assailed in court by 37 groups, 24 of the petitioners against it urged the Supreme Court to stop the implementation of the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 26th, 2020

High court sets Jan. 19 hearing on terror law

The Supreme Court will hold on January 19, 2021 oral arguments on the 37 petitions challenging the constitutionality of Republic Act 11479 or the Anti-Terrorism Law of 2020......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsNov 21st, 2020

SC asked to hold preliminary conference on anti-terror law pleas remotely

Petitioners represented by the Free Legal Assistance Group urged the Supreme Court to conduct the preliminary conference on the anti-terrorism law case through videoconference, citing COVID-19 risks and the protocol enforced to curb the spread of the virus......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsNov 17th, 2020