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On Santiago as ICC Judge and the ratification of Rome Statute in the Philippines

December 21, 2011


As the newly elected judge of International Criminal Court, Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago is the first Filipino and first Asian from a developing country to sit in the said tribunal. Santiago was the first to be elected among 18 candidates vying for six seats on the court. She bested candidates from every region of the world […]

Next Month is Mother’s Month, let us Revisit RA 9262 Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children Act of 2004

April 29, 2011


“Dont pick a flower if you can’t take care of it”, a line from a local film. This is a metaphor about the amount of care and respect that is due to a woman, and incidentally to her children. In a society like the Philippines where families are so concern about what their neighbors are […]

Bar fever

March 20, 2011


Its been long since the last time i had a drive to write. What i like about my WP blog is that  i write from the heart. I use my keyboard not because i want to tell something to the world but because   primarily i want to express myself…that is the satisfaction (yeah, this […]

National Law determines Capacity to Contract; conflict of laws

February 18, 2011


Confident that i wouldn’t be called because i was called last week and the week before that, i was enjoying our 5-minute break. When the class resumed, i was surprised when Atty. Rachel said ” Ms. Burgos, Insular vs. Frank”. So the moral lesson is, students of law should always be reading assigned cases 🙂 […]