IBP says police seeking lawyers’ names improper, goes against counsels’ duties

MANILA, Philippines — The police’s request to have the list of lawyers representing suspected members of communist groups goes against the duty to serve as counsel regardless of political affiliations or ideological beliefs, the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) said on Friday. According to IBP President Domingo Cayosa, the Calbayog City Police Station’s letter … Continue reading IBP says police seeking lawyers’ names improper, goes against counsels’ duties