“Poverty is not an excuse to turn to a life of crime”
I agree with the statement of President Duterte that poverty is not an excuse to commit crime. To commit a crime is a choice, an outgrowth of personal decision. Meaning, when someone has committed a crime, such person was fully aware of the consequences of such act. And every normal person is...Read More
JOINT STATEMENT ON THE VIOLENT DISPERSAL OF PROTESTING FARMERS IN KIDAPAWAN CITY NORTH COTABATO
BULACAN STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF LAWFRATERNAL ORDER OF HEUREKA AND SORORAL ORDER OF CANDELAApril 06, 2016JOINT STATEMENT ON THE VIOLENT DISPERSAL OF PROTESTING FARMERS IN KIDAPAWAN CITY NORTH COTABATOWe, the Brothers and Sisters of the Fraternal Order of Heureka and the Sororal Order of...Read More
Legal Aid in the Eyes of a Novice
I’ve been hearing about it. The idea is thrilling, indeed. Nice clothes…court appearances…rubbing elbows with the who’s who in the legal community…fame and recognition…Who wouldn’t want those? No law student wouldn’t I suppose. From the moment I entered law school, my unwavering goal has always...Read More
PCR, Who Calls You?
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
Unity in Cultural Diversity: Route to Sustainable Peace
Peace? This five-letter word sounds easily attainable. However, my experience tells me that peace seems elusive. Elusive it may seem yet very important. The world needs it, the Mindanaon most especially where the Muslim-Christian conflict continues to bring havoc to the island of Mindanao. So,...Read More
Legal Aid and its need for an Immersion and Exposure Program
Lawyering is a noble profession but it can also be the very opposite of nobility when it is blind and deaf from the realities it ought to respond. It is said that in the eyes of the law everyone is equal but this can only be realized if the law is accessible and that the law is capable of being...Read More
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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.
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
Mobile No.: (+63) 907 336 7762
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:
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.
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.
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.