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Bar topnotchers pay it forward before making their pile

BEST, BRIGHTEST (Standing, from left) Ivan Bandal, Nielson Pangan,Manuel Elijah
Sarausad, Rudy Ortea and Christian Gonzales, and (seated, from left) LuzDanielle
Bolong,Maria Graciela Base, IreneQua and Tercel Mercado-Gephart RICHARD A. REYES

Many would sprint for the high pay and the perks of private law practice. But for these bar topnotchers, a fat paycheck would never match the rewards of representing the government in landmark court battles, while still getting some downtime—considered a luxury in the legal profession.

Posted: September 7th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

New SC member happy to serve

Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza takes oath as the new Supreme Court Associate Justice held at Supreme Court Building, Manila. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

He is ready to work with everyone, including the chief magistrate who had barred his nomination to the high court.

Posted: September 6th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

UP Professor Florin Hilbay named acting SolGen

florin hilbay

Malacanang on Wednesday confirmed the designation of lawyer Florin Hilbay as acting Solicitor General.

Posted: August 27th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

New SC justice Jardeleza goes on leave

Supreme Court Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza. FILE PHOTO

Supreme Court Associate Justice Francis Jardeleza’s first order of business as the newly appointed high court magistrate is to go on leave.

Posted: August 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Militants hit SolGen Jardeleza appointment

173RD ASSOCIATE JUSTICE Outgoing Solicitor General Francis
Jardeleza shakes hands with Chief JusticeMa. Lourdes Sereno after
she administered the oath to the new Supreme Court associate
justice at the Supreme Court building in Manila on Wednesday.  NINO JESUS ORBETA

No rave reviews here. Only President Aquino’s allies said former Solicitor General Francis Jardeleza, who had sued the government to get the post, would serve the Philippines well despite dropping an island from the country’s claim in its territorial dispute with China in the West Philippine Sea.

Posted: August 21st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »