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PCR, Keeping the Flame Burning

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Palawan Cradle of Right’s (PCR) burning desire to empower the youth through basic legal education and human rights education has been continually aflame since it started on August 2013. PCR have persistently carried out programs and projects in line with its aspiration to make alternative or...Read More

FIVE HABITS OF AN EFFECTIVE LAWYER

Women & Children

(Notes from Atty. Sabrina Balgamwalla’s “Client Handling” session with LiLAC based on the article FIVE HABITS OF CROSS-CULTURAL LAWYERING by Sue Bryant and Jean Koh Peters)The practice of law is indeed a tough and excruciating job. As many lawyers would say that it takes tons of sweat, sleepless...Read More

Musings from Community Exposure

Environment

On May 3, 14 law students representing four universities and colleges in Mindanao and in Palawan embarked on a life changing experience in far flung communities of Southern Palawan to learn local issues and understand the way of life of residents. After the seven-day exposure program initiated by...Read More

PCR, Who Calls You?

Indigenous Peoples

For more than 200 days, the Palawan Cradle of Rights (PCR) continues to thrive from its inception up to this moment of preparation for the upcoming Summer Immersion Program, expected to be joined by Access to Justice Advocates Philippines’ members. From struggles to keep the memberships and...Read More

LiLAC blooms to answer your CALL

Women & Children

Liceo Legal Aid Center doing business under the name and style of Center for Alternative Lawyering of Liceo --- this is the name of our legal aid center and if you may ask why it has a very long name? Let’s travel back to its wonderful journey so we’ll find out the answer …2002, students (our...Read More

Must be Women!

Women & Children

A Champion for Street Children in Puerto PrincesaBy Mae Ponce De LeonMs. Lydia Del Rosario is a social worker committed to helping street children find a home away from home where they will be cared for and loved albeit temporarily. She is the head of Group Home, a project of the City Social Work...Read More

Bangsamoro Political Entity: A resolution of restraint?

Peace Process

Upon signing of the final annex of the Framework Agreement on Bangsamoro, the Transition Commission is now tasked to draft a Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) that will provide for the establishment of the Bangsamoro Political Entity. The Commission may recommend amendments to the Philippine Constitution...Read More

The “Wheel of Torture,” a game that should never be played

Women & Children

Towards the end of January 2014, the Philippine Commission on Human Rights (CHR) conducted an inspection in what was alleged to be a secret detention facility in the province of Biñan, Laguna, Philippines. What the CHR officials discovered shocked them. They found the “wheel of torture,” which...Read More

What to do when someone you knew might attempt suicide!

Women & Children

This paper introduces Amelie: a beautiful mother of three, married at tender age to a wealthy businessman. She finished high school and had gone to study fashion in France. As the second wife and very young bride, she was given everything a young woman could dream of: jewelry, designers’...Read More

‘Exiles from Human Memory’: Why DDS is dangerous for Davaoeños, criminals or not?
By Arvin Antonio V. Ortiz

Women & Children

What are the perils of indifference? That was the question Elie Wiesel’s speech, “The Perils of Indifference,” attempted to answer. “The political prisoner in his cell, the hungry children, the homeless refugees —not to respond to their plight, not to relieve their solitude by offering them a spark...Read More

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Is an Non-Government Organization Catering Youth Services

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Liceo Legal Aid Center (LiLAC) doing business under the name and style of Center for Alternative Lawyering of Liceo is the legal aid center of Liceo de Cagayan University, a privately owned university based in Cagayan de oro City. The group is composed of law students, alumni of the College of Law of the University, and lawyers who are passionate in the practice of alternative lawyering. LiLAC is guided by its vision of a holistic formation of law students committed to the transformation of society by promoting justice, empowerment, unity and peace, through helping the marginalized sector of the depressed areas here in Mindanao, in the Philippines and in the world. While the group was registered only this year with the Securities and Exchange Commission, it has been providing services to marginalized communities in partnership with NGOs for more than 8 years now. LiLAC has more than 50 members, 15 of whom are taking the active role of running the group’s activities.

e-mail:liceolegalaidcenter@gmail.com
twitter: twitter.com/liceolegalaid
facebook: fb.com/liceolegalaidrn

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The Mindanao State University Legal Aid Clinic or Mindanao SULAC for brevity, is the Legal Aid Clinic of Mindanao State University College of law. It is the first and currently the only one of its kind to be established in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). It strives to cater the legal needs of the underprivileged and/or indigent clients of the Region and to help promote the proper administration of justice as a key to lasting peace in the region and in the country as a whole.

Office Address: 1F MSU College of Law Bldg.,
MSU Main Campus, Marawi City 9700 Philippines
Contact details:
Email: mindanaosulac@gmail.com
Mobile No.: (+63) 907 336 7762

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The Notre Dame university is a Catholic Institution in Cotabato City run by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate and member of the Notre Dame Educational Association Philippines.The Notre Dame University Legal Aid Center started sometime in 2009. Its members are the officially enrolled students of NDU-College of Law.

The following are the official pages and e-mail address of the group:
FB: fb.com/ndulac
twitter: twitter.com/ndulac
Instagram: instagram.com/ndulac
email: ndulac@gmail.com

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The Palawan Cradle of Rights is a unified composition of law students from Palawan State university school of Law, established last August 26, 2013 after the culminating activity of the Basic Orientation Seminar by the US Embassy in partnership with the MYVC.

Through our linkages and with the help of the different Government and Non-government organizations we aim to provide free access to people who need legal assistance.

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The University of Mindanao Legal Aid Network (ULAN) is a non-stock, non-profit, and service institution of the University of Mindanao. As a service institution, it provides legal assistance, advocates human rights and social justice, and facilitates the formation of law students for alternative lawyering. It consists of law students and alumni of the College of Legal Education of the University of Mindanao committed to provide an adequate and greater access to justice of the community through its programs.

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The CENTRO ADVOCACIA LEGAL is organized exclusively for charitable, socio-cultural and educational purposes, more specifically to serve the needs of the marginalized communities specifically children and youth and the minorities in Zamboanga City through Legal Aid Assistance and Human Rights Based Advocacies.