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EJK or death after due process?


Lawmakers in the House of Representatives were made to choose between two types of death – death under summary killings or death under capital punishment? This was the question posed by justice committee chairperson Oriental Mindoro Rep. Reynaldo Umali in his sponsorship speech at the resumption of the plenary debate on the death penalty on […]

Posted: February 7th, 2017 in Nation | Read More »

Uphold due process


Two days from now, newly elected local officials and President Rodrigo Duterte will be sworn into office and will begin working for their constituents for the next three to six years. A lot of expectations are riding on Mr. Duterte though this early we can already see some changes in the fight against illegal drugs. […]

Posted: June 27th, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »

Failure of due process


As a student of law at the Ateneo de Manila University, a former teacher of the Department of Political Science and a member of media, I note that much has been said and discussed about one of the cornerstones of the Constitution, namely the right to due process of law that is found in Article […]

Posted: June 20th, 2016 in Opinion | Read More »