Judgment Day: Chief Justice Renato C. Corona

May 28, 2012

By: Atty. Ryan L. Tanjutco The seemingly never ending saga that is the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona is about to come to a historic close. For the first time, an impeachment court was able to complete its proceedings and is ready to render judgment. Despite their fumbles and miscues, the prosecution has […]

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Chief Justice Renato Corona Impeached

December 12, 2011

In a sudden turn of events, the House of Representatives virtually impeached Chief Justice Renato Corona after gathering signatures of more than one-third of its members. As reported by inquirer.net, the eight grounds of impeachment against CJ Corona are: 1.) Betrayal of public trust due to subservience to Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo during her presidency, […]

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Presidential Decree No. 96 (No Wang Wang)

July 7, 2010

Much ado has been made with the recent campaign of the police to eliminate the use of sirens, blinkers and other similar gadgets that emit loud noises or otherwise used to navigate obnoxiously on the streets of Metro Manila and other areas of the Philippines. This is an offshoot of President Noynoy Aquino’s inauguration day […]

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Republic Act No. 9858 – Legitimization of Children Born to Minor Parents

January 7, 2010

Children born out of wedlock to parents who were not allowed by law to marry for being minors are now qualified for legitimation. This has been made possible by Republic Act No. 9858, which has amended Article 177 of the Family Code of the Philippines. Previously, Article 177 stated that only children born out of […]

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