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Court judges tackle RPís justice system in Puerto Princesa PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 09 November 2006

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY, Nov. 8 (PNA) - Approximately 300 members of the Philippine Trial Judges League, Inc. (PTJLI) are expected to attend a three-day national convention to tackle judicial system in the country in this city.

The convention starts today and will end on November 10 at the Legend Hotel.

The theme of the activity is, “Maintaining Judicial Independence and Integrity in the First Level Court.”

In Wednesday’s afternoon program, Judge Kaudri Jainul, PTJLI national president, will give his opening remarks, while Governor Joel T. Reyes and Mayor Edward Hagedorn will give their messages welcoming the participants.

On the second day, Sen. Edgardo Angara will give his inspirational message.

The lecturers for the convention are; Judge Alfredo Benipayo, dean, University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Civil Law, who will discuss “Rules on Evidence;” Judge Zenaida Elepaño, senior deputy court administrator, to talk on “Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act (Republic Act 9344); Judge Alexander Gesmundo, associate justice of Sandiganbayan on “Pre-trial and Modes of Discovery;” Judge Diosdado Peralta, associate justice of Sandiganbayan on “Computation of penalties and fines and the indeterminate sentence law;” and lawyer Griselda Mayo-Anda, assistant executive director of Environmental Legal Assistance Center, on “Environmental Laws."

Aside from PTJLI, the convention is also spearheaded by the Supreme Court of the Philippines and Philippine Judicial Academy (PHILJA). (PNA)

 

 
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