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Chief Justice Teehankee Remembered

Edited transcript of the extemporaneous speech of Retired Chief Justice ARTEMIO V. PANGANIBAN, as guest speaker, during the Commemorative Program on the 25th Anniversary of the Death of Chief Justice Claudio Teehankee held on November 27, 2014 at the Ateneo de Manila Law School, Rockwell Center, Makati City, sponsored by the Chief Justice Claudio Teehankee Center for the Rule of Law.
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Exercise in courage

THE ELECTORAL protest filed by Mar Roxas against Vice President Jejomar Binay is an exercise in courage. To prosecute the suit requires herculean effort, enormous time and humongous expense that could reach P50 million without any assurance of victory. In fact, no one has won an electoral protest for any national position (president, vice president and senator) since the 1987 Constitution took effect. Continue reading

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Mediation: A useful tool to unclog dockets

MANILA, Philippines—At present, the less than 2,000 incumbent judges are saddled with about a million pending cases. This means that, on the average, each judge has to shepherd over 500 litigations, a horrendous task by any standard. Continue reading

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Mediation: A useful tool to unclog dockets

MANILA, Philippines—At present, the less than 2,000 incumbent judges are saddled with about a million pending cases. This means that, on the average, each judge has to shepherd over 500 litigations, a horrendous task by any standard. Continue reading

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