COMELEC commish @Rowena_Guanzon in spotlight as non-UP/Ateneo students TOP the Bar!

This year’s Bar Exam top-notchers attest to the excellence of law schools outside of Metro Manila and way outside of the chi chi circle of legal eagle elites produced by the University of the Philippines and the Ateneo. This is a good outcome and indicates a more level playing field as far as Law education […]

COMELEC Commissioner @Rowena_Guanzon believes only lawyers and only those from UP and Ateneo are worth her time!

Commission on Elections (COMELEC) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon is obviously not a very classy person. When you are privileged to have earned an excellent education from an excellent school, you do not use that as a means to put down other people. However, this is exactly what Guanzon does in a recent tweet. Adding credentialism to […]

Leila De Lima should be DISBARRED for disrespecting – no, INSULTING – the Philippine Supreme Court

Think about it for a moment. The US is implementing a measure to ban Philippine government officials on the basis of someone’s opinion that they had “persecuted” Philippine Senator Leila De Lima. This is a position taken regardless of what any Filipino court has so far ruled. It just shows how, to Americans, the Philippines […]

Legislating against cat-calling absolves Filipino parents of teaching their boys not to cat-call

The whole problem with men according women the respect they deserve is a problem of upbringing. Most adults are products of their upbringing. Raise them to be disrespectful and they grow up disrespectful. Indeed, implementing a law that specifically targets cat-calling completely misses the point. For one thing, the act of cat-calling as being disrespectful […]