June 21, 2016

With the threat of climate change, the international community created the Paris Agreement which aims to stop global warming and preserve the environment for our future generations. The international community is then rightfully geared towards promoting economic growth within the context of sustainable and environmentally-responsible development. As a result, new work opportunities, called “... Read More

June 09, 2016

What is the appropriate course of action if a case that should be filed or assigned or raffled to a special commercial court is filed with, or assigned or raffled to, the wrong court? This question was the subject of a fairly recent case (Gonzales vs. GJH Land, Inc., G.R. No. 202664, Nov. 20, 2015) decided by the Supreme Court’s (SC) en banc.   The case... Read More
Lady Love Y. Plaza

June 07, 2016

The constitutional right to information on matters of public concern first gained recognition in the Bill of Rights of the 1973 Constitution, which has been retained and the right therein provided amplified in the Bill of Rights of the 1987 Constitution, to wit:   “The right of the people to information on matters of public concern shall be recognized. Access to official records,... Read More