Daphne Bramham: Meng Wanzhou is free, so now what?

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 01:28:52 +0000

With the Huawei executive’s extradition now taken care of, Canada no longer has an excuse to not clarify its China policy.

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Daphne Bramham: Afghanistan’s female judges desperate to flee death threats and retaliation

Credit to Author: Daphne Bramham| Date: Tue, 31 Aug 2021 03:25:23 +0000

“It was the most horrible experience I could ever have in my life. I experienced things I would never imagine seeing in my life.” — Afghan judge on trying to flee Kabul

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U.S. Supreme Court Rules For Big Oil, With Silver Lining For Plaintiffs

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Wed, 19 May 2021 03:20:30 +0000

The Supreme Court has narrowly ruled in favor of oil companies seeking to avoid liability for the costs of climate change, but litigation in this case, brought by the city of Baltimore, and in cases brought by states and municipalities across the country, is expected to continue. The 7-1 majority sent the case back to […]

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SC upholds indictment vs Catanduanes ex-gov, mayor for graft

Credit to Author: Jomar Canlas, TMT| Date: Wed, 05 May 2021 04:46:17 +0000

THE Supreme Court (SC) upheld the ruling of the Office of the Ombudsman indicting former mayor Eulogio “Leo” Rodriguez of Bato, Catanduanes and governor Joseph Cua  for violation of the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act. The High Court’s Second Division resolution, dated Jan. 25, 2021 but was made public only recently, dismissed Rodriguez’s petition to […]

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Alexandra Flynn and Margot Young: Provinces are partners, not parents, to their cities

Credit to Author: Hardip Johal| Date: Wed, 07 Apr 2021 01:00:06 +0000

Opinion: Some large cities are bigger than provinces, grappling with urgent matters like infrastructure and housing, and are the first and most intimate level of democratic participation

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SC, courts in ‘bubble’ locked down until March 26

Credit to Author: Jomar Canlas, TMT| Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 07:53:33 +0000

IN what could be his final act as Chief Justice, Diosdado Peralta ordered a lockdown of the Supreme Court (SC) amid a surge in coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) cases. In a statement, Peralta said the order effective until this Friday will also cover the Court of Appeals, Sandiganbayan and the Court of Tax Appeals. The […]

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3 SC justices in short list for chief justice post

Credit to Author: Jomar Canlas, TMT| Date: Mon, 22 Mar 2021 12:42:36 +0000

The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) nominated three associate justices of the Supreme Court as candidates for chief justice. The council submitted its shortlist of candidates to President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday. They are Associate Justices Estela Perlas-Bernabe, Alexander Gesmundo and Ramon Paul Hernando. Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta will step down on March 27, 2021. President Duterte has 90 days […]

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