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Caritas Philippines condemns killing of human rights lawyer in Mindanao

Bishop Jose Colin Bagaforo said Macababbad’s death meant an "indefinite delay for the poor’s access to justice, peace and freedom”

Human rights lawyer gunned down in southern Philippines

Lawyer Juan Macababbad, vice chairperson of the Union of Peoples’ Lawyers in Mindanao, was shot dead in front of his house

Catholic bishop in central Philippines condemns ‘senseless murder’ of lawyer

Lawyer Rex Jesus Mario Fernandez was killed by a lone gunman in Cebu City on August 26

Human rights lawyer shot dead in central Philippines’ city of Cebu

Lawyer Rex Jesus Mario Fernandez, 62, was on board his car when he was attacked by a gunman at 4:10 p.m.

Lawyers groups condemn attempt on colleague’s life in central Philippines

The lawyer is counsel for various public interest and human rights cases, including one of the 37 petitions questioning the Anti-Terrorism law

China threatens lawyers of arrested Hong Kong activists

The legal system in mainland China is controlled by the ruling Communist Party

Filipino lady lawyer works for environment to express faith

"Lawyering for the environment and the community adversely affected by ecological destruction is how I express my religiosity”

Hong Kong lawyers alarmed at plans for judges in national security...

‘You can't be slightly independent any more than you can be slightly pregnant,’ Hong Kong Bar Association's chairman says

Philippine Bar topnotcher attributes success to prayer, hard work

"Claim everything in Jesus’ name, and it will be given to you," said the Philippine Bar topnotcher, adding that one should "never limit what God can give you."

Priests among Philippines’ new lawyers

Two Catholic priests are among the country’s new lawyers. CBCP News reported that Father Victor De Guzman of the Diocese of San Fernando de La...

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