More than 300 Lawyers Asking Supreme Court to Compel Congressional Review of Martial Law

Prominent legal personalities banded together to ask the Supreme Court to compel Congress to convene and discuss the basis for President Rodrgio Duterte’s imposition of martial law in Mindanao. The group said that the constitution requires Congress to conduct a review before affirming or revoking the declaration. Both chambers earlier released resolutions that supported the president’s actions, with leaders claiming that…

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