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The unborn as a legal person: Revisiting Geluz vs Court of Appeals

In 1961 landmark case Geluz vs Court of Appeals (G.R. No. L-16439, July 20, 1961) the Supreme Court through J. B. L....

Love Thy Neighbor: We should pass the SOGIE Equality Bill Now!

With the SOGIE Equality Bill reaching the headlines once again, PXXXT Writer Liam Atienza talks about the reasons why the passing of the bill is long overdue in protecting the rights of the people from the LGBTQIA+ Community.

When journalism turns into a libelous statement: Michael Guy vs. Raffy Tulfo

Our rights end when another person’s rights begin. This is the essence of libel suits wherein persons such as journalists are bound...

Does sexual harassment equate to constructive dismissal of an employee? LBC Express vs. Palco explained

A harmonious working environment is a must for an employee to stay with his, or in this case, her employer. Otherwise, there...

Justice for those suffering the ‘silent pandemic’

Two days before the entire Luzon was placed on Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), I was already drafting my letter to request for...

From Jackpot in the Lotto to Zero: The case of Mirando Jr. vs. PCSO

Photo courtesy of Abante.Every player wants to win it big in the lottery. In conjunction and perhaps, in the Philippines, the Philippine...

Raffy Tulfo In Action and the Rise of Extra-Legal Remedies in the Philippines

It is 2020. You were offended for some reason or felt your rights are violated, or someone looked...

Duterte’s recent SC appointees have more diverse “law schools” background

The Supreme Court (SC) is an elusive institution. Under the mantle of privacy, the Court enables itself with...

The Legal Basis of having a designated survivor in the Philippines

A few days ago, social media went abuzz about a bill filed by Quezon City Representative Precious Hipolito-Castelo in 2019 which is...

Drowning in debts and payables: What an individual debtor can do

Recently, the biggest bank in the Philippines BDO Unibank, Inc recently declared that it had incurred a net loss of P4.5 billion...

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