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No bombshell against Sereno, lawyer says

The impeachment case against Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno has no leg to stand on because it is “based on fake news,” her spokesperson said Monday.  “This has no evidence to stand on, and we know that the ...

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Fil-Am lawyer is a spark of hope for domestic violence survivors

  Tia Katrina Taruc-Myers. CONTRIBUTED  “You are my sunshine, my only sunshine. You make me happy when skies are gray, You’ll never know dear how much I love you. Please don’t take my sunshine away.” ADVERTISEMENT As a child, Tia ...

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SEC missed window to charge Ongpin with insider trading: lawyer

MANILA – Regulators can’t penalize tycoon Roberto Ongpin for insider trading because the charge was filed after the three-year-window allowed by law has expired, his lawyer told the court on Thursday. The complaint, which resulted in a P174-million fine last ...

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Kerwin’s lawyer, student shot dead

TACLOBAN CITY―A lawyer of suspected drug lord Rolando “Kerwin” Espinosa Jr. and his 15-year-old companion were killed on Tuesday afternoon by unidentified men who fired at their pickup truck in Barangay Lumbang II this city. Rogelio Bato Jr., 48, of ...

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British lawyer to run 500km for cancer-stricken Pinay's son

Singapore-based British lawyer Isabelle Claisse will run a total of 500 kilometers to raise funds for the medication of the cancer-stricken son of her Filipina maid, according to a report by The Strait Times.  Claisse earlier shaved her head to ...

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Mary Jane Veloso gets new lease; lawyer relieved

The private counsel of Mary Jane Veloso welcomed her reported exclusion from the third round of executions in Indonesia a year after she was granted reprieve while the court case against her recruiter is ongoing in the Philippines. “It is ...

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Duterte orders lawyer to open records of BPI-Julia Vargas account

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV (L) and Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte. INQUIRER/CDN FILE PHOTOS Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte on Friday said he would open the records of his Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) account on Julia Vargas Avenue ...

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Why few Americans in Panama Papers? Lawyer doesn’t want them

Partner of the Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca, Ramon Fonseca speaks during an interview at his office in Panama City, Thursday, April 7, 2016. Fonseca, a co-founder of Mossack Fonseca, one of the world’s largest creators of shell companies, said ...

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Tax evasion rap vs Delfin Lee ‘baseless,’ says lawyer

Delfin Lee. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Lawyer of real estate developer Delfin Lee branded as “baseless” the tax evasion complaint filed by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) against his client. READ: BIR files tax evasion rap vs real estate mogul ...

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Lawyer Amal Clooney talks human rights in Mideast speech

Amal Alamuddin Clooney, writer, human rights activist, talks during the opening ceremony of the International Government Communications Forum in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, Sunday, March 20, 2016. AP Photo SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates— Advocate and lawyer Amal Clooney says governments ...

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