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Rethinking the Legal Constitution of Difference in the Philippines

—Armi Beatriz E. Bayot, University of Oxford Faculty of Law [Editors’ Note: This is one of our biweekly ICONnect columns. For more information on our four columnists for 2021, please see here.] In February 2021, multiple media outlets broke the news that the Philippine National Police (PNP) had “rescued” a group of young indigenous Lumad

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Published on December 19, 2021
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Legislating Condoms and Other Contraceptives: A Philippine Constitutional Law Perspective

—Mickey Ingles, Ateneo de Manila University College of Law The 1987 Philippine Constitution entrenches interesting provisions that reflect Filipino values. For example, it mandates that the State must protect the life of the unborn child and protect the family as the basic social institution. These two commands are rooted in the country’s deep Catholic tradition

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Published on October 15, 2014
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