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Entries from November 2006

Lawyers back case vs. First Gentleman

November 25th, 2006 · No Comments

LAWYERS of the Cebu Media Legal Aid (Cemla) on Nov. 24, 2006 expressed their support for the plan of 42 of 43 media persons charged with libel by First Gentleman Miguel Arroyo to file a class damage suit against him for P5 million.

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Cebu Media Legal Aid launched

November 25th, 2006 · No Comments

Nine lawyers on Nov. 24, 2006 signed a public commitment as volunteers to the Cebu Media Legal Aid (Cemla), which will provide pro bono assistance to journalists with inadequate or no counsel in answering complaints for libel and other violations of law.

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