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Hi-tech but ‘Dark Ages’-slow

My uncle, 70 years of age, continues to practice law. He is good and still alert.

Posted: June 26th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

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What a week it was in April, with commencement exercises and recognition rites. It was also a week where I got to listen to four speeches—from two of the country’s most eminent lawyers, a new law graduate, and a student who finished economics, summa cum laude, and who will enter law school in August.

Posted: May 9th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Target lawyers, too, BIR told

I just saw the new Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) advertisement on the taxes paid by doctors in Cebu and Davao (A15, 3/12/14). It is really disheartening to learn that the ones who are paying the right taxes are the poor teachers. This is a national concern and should be rectified.

Posted: March 22nd, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

Corona’s ‘free’ legal service queered SC?

Former senator Rene Saguisag wrote about the lawyers who handled the defense of former chief justice Renato Corona during the latter’s impeachment trial (Opinion, 1/31/14).

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Inquirer Opinion,Letters to the Editor | Read More »

The latest on the JBC

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Since 1987 the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has struggled with the question of whether it should allow two or only one member of Congress to sit in the body. Last month a divided Supreme Court finally ordered the JBC: You can have only one member of Congress. How much of a difference will that make?

Posted: May 5th, 2013 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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