Is it Scarborough Shoal all over again?
Chinese maritime activities within Philippine territory was again put to a spotlight because several Chinese vessels were spotted in the Benham Rise. The Benham Rise is a resource-rich underwater plateau located east of the Aurora province. A large part of it is well within the Exclusive Economic Zone of the Philippines while the remaining chunk […]
Stranger Than Jurisprudence 12:08 PM Feb 2017
“Constitutional” Dictatorship, Anyone?In an interview with Karen Davila last 15 September 2016, Presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo reiterated his view that the President should be granted additional constitutional powers; powers which are not necessarily executive in...
Pro Hac Vice 9:00 PM Apr 2016
Nuisance = New OnesWith the 2016 elections coming up in a few months, names of well-known politicians are constant elements in written articles and news channels. The likes of current President candidates Grace Poe, Mar Roxas, Jejomar...
Tinted Glasses 9:00 PM Apr 2016
Choose to care“Too often, we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring – all of which have the potential to...
Inter Alia 11:49 PM Apr 2016
Remembrance of things pastIN A perfect society, everyone reads history books. Everyone listens to stories told by their elders – stories of dank jail cells, of waiting for loved ones who would never come home, of paying...
Pieces 11:46 PM Apr 2016
Apathy, ALS, and Elections 2016“The problem is not the dumb voters who keep electing dumb politicians. The problem is the smart people who can’t help dumb people from being dumb. Why blame dumb people for being dumb? They...
Gana Do It All 11:38 PM Apr 2016
IntermissionDue to the intense demands of the daily grind, it’s no wonder that law students find it difficult to live a life outside the four walls of the classroom. Whether you’re a freshman struggling...
La Vida Lawca 10:38 PM Apr 2016
Q&ABayan o Sarili?
4:29 PM Apr 2016
The sins of the father and the sins of the sonDoes this sound familiar? Offspring of notorious and disgraced former leaders running for the highest (or second highest) position in the land and topping the polls, all because of ignorance and forgetfulness of a...
Look Who's Talking 12:21 AM Mar 2016
Forgive and forget?What is the true Marcos legacy?
Scribe's Scribbles 7:11 PM Feb 2015
Loveless ChristmasTen days before Christmas, I conditioned myself for the inevitable—for the 24th time, I am celebrating a “loveless” Christmas. I still remember how I jokingly instituted an organization back in college called Samahan ng...