Twisted brotherhood and power play

In the legal profession, colleagues protect their own and those who don’t play the game should stay out. I learned that the hard way when I was a practicing lawyer. I refused to manufacture evidence to save the ass of...

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Trillanes amnesty and other shockers

First of all, an amnesty is not a pardon. You have to be be convicted first before getting pardoned. Erap was pardoned. But this isn’t about Erap. This is about Antonio Trillanes IV and the other soldiers on trial for...

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Does size really matter?

A couple of days ago, I was chatting with a fellow lawyer who was on his last day in Geneva for a conference. The chat that started with Swiss chocolates took a serious and contemplative turn when I said Switzerland...

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