Toledo dads file 10 plaints at Ombud vs acting mayor, lawyer

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/09/2018

Acting Toledo City Mayor Antonio Yapha Jr. and his appointed legal officer, Lawyer Teresito Largo, are facing 10 administrative complaints before the Office of the Ombudsman. The complaints which were submitted by the Toledo City Council headed…

No need for SK special election

Rosalie Abatayo 05/07/2018

  Provincial Election Supervisor lawyer Lionel Marco Castillano dismissed the possibilities of conducting special elections for Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) regardless if slots will be left vacant. Castillano said that SK Reform Law provides that the local chief…

Rights lawyer warns against arrest of ICC prosecutor

Rosalie Abatayo 04/22/2018

CEBU CITY—President Duterte cannot just order the arrest of the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) without facing repercussion. A former commissioner of the Presidential Commission on Good Government warned that arresting the ICC prosecutor would…

Lawyer says sorry

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/18/2018

LAWYER Sarah Cabrera-Calipayan apologized to the public for whatever alarm and inconvenience she may have caused. In a post on her Facebook page, Cabrera-Calipayan said she is suffering from depression and on Tuesday evening, she left like…

MISSING LAWYER FOUND

MAO BA? 04/18/2018

The whereabouts of lawyer Sarah Calipayan, wife of a staffer of Rep. Jonas Cortes of Cebu’s 6th district and the police search that ended when she was found along with her car parked at a shopping center…

Missing Cebu lawyer surfaces

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/18/2018

The lady lawyer who went missing for nearly 12 hours surfaced at the parking lot of a shopping center in Barangay Banilad, Cebu City where she left her car on Tuesday evening. Lawyer Sarah Cabrera-Calipayan, 33, was…

Police authorities continue search for missing lady lawyer

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/18/2018

The Honda City car of lawyer Sarah Cabrera-Calipayan was found at the parking lot of the Banilad Town Center in Barangay Banilad, Cebu City at around 8 a.m. on Wednesday, about eight hours after she allegedly went…

Lawyer-broadcaster implores court to defer court proceedings on rape case

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 04/17/2018

Lawyer-broadcaster Juril Patiño has requested the trial court to defer the proceedings in relation to the rape case filed against him while waiting for a ruling from the Department of Justice (DOJ). In a pleading, Patiño said…

FBI raids offices of Trump’s personal lawyer

AFP 04/10/2018

WASHINGTON, United States — A furious Donald Trump blasted the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller as a “disgrace” and a “witch hunt” Monday after FBI agents raided the New York offices of the president’s longtime…

AMBUSHED

Ador Vincent Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic, Morexette B. Erram 02/19/2018

KERWIN ESPINOSA LAWYER WAYLAID, KILLED IN BROAD DAYLIGHT Less than two hours after accompanying self-confessed drug lord Rolando “Kerwin” Espinosa Jr. in the courtroom, his lawyer was killed in an ambush in broad daylight on Monday along…