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The ‘death’ of the Philippine Law Journal

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The Philippine Law Journal is turning 100. What a lovely epitaph for the storied academic journal of the University of the Philippines College of Law.

Posted: September 11th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Death by traffic

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Not even the President can escape traffic.

Posted: September 1st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Pointless initiative

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The people’s initiative against pork barrel is lamentably pointless. Its features are either already emphasized in Supreme Court decisions or are counterproductively vague.

Posted: August 25th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

The ‘Dead Poets’ grow up

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I never realized how strongly my generation embraced “carpe diem” as its mantra until I woke up to see my Facebook feed flooded with quotes from Robin Williams’ 1989 movie “Dead Poets’ Society.”

Posted: August 15th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Aquino must play lawyer

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Op-Eds have obsessively debated the Disbursement Acceleration Program for two weeks, but ignored the central issue of whether one agrees that individual DAP transfers were unconstitutional, as the Supreme Court ruled. Critics pointedly tried to equate unconstitutionality with criminal liability or immorality.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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