12 senators sign Santiago report saying BBL draft is unconstitutional

MANILA (Mabuhay) – At least 12 senators have already signed the committee report drafted by Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago stating that the Bangsamoro Basic Law should be substantially revised if it is to withstand legal scrutiny before the Supreme Court. With the signatures of...

Retired SC justices split on constitutionality of Bangsamoro bill

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Two former magistrates of the Supreme Court are split over the constitutionality of the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL). Appearing as resource persons before an inquiry of a House committee, former Associate Justice Adolfo Azcuna said the BBL was...