Blog of the International Journal of Constitutional Law

Tag: Marshal Law

  • Ignoring Constitutional Checks for Emergency Rule

    —Dante Gatmaytan, University of the Philippines, College of Law On May 23, 2017, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte declared a state of martial law in the Mindanao group of islands.[1] The decision came after gunfire broke between the Philippine military and a radical Muslim rebel group called the Maute group.