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NOGRALES: GIVE SOLDIERS, COPS FREE LEGAL AID

A law that would provide free legal aid to enlisted personnel of the Armed Forces of the Philippines and Philippine National Police should prevent abuse from all parties, a neophyte lawmaker said as President Rodrigo Duterte urged Congress to pass a bill providing for such legal aid during his State of the Nation Address on […]

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FREE LEGAL AID FOR SOLDIERS, COPS TO GET HOUSE OK

A lawmaker said President Rodrigo Duterte‚Äôs call for Congress to pass a law providing free legal assistance to the military and police will soon be realized. Davao Oriental 2nd District Representative Mayo Almario said it would be possible through House of Representatives Bill 3141, which effectively grants free legal assistance to the Armed Forces of […]

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PAO MODERNIZATION LAW TO SECURE LEGAL AID FOR NGOS, GOV’T PERSONNEL — REP. NOGRALES

Rizal 2nd District Rep. Fidel Nograles has filed a measure seeking to strengthen the Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) by mandating the PAO to extend legal assistance to the Armed Forces of the Philippines and government officials and employees who are the subject of legal cases in the conduct of their duties, as well as advocacy […]