Hour Before Dawn: The Fall and Uncertain Rise of the Philippine Supreme Court (2020)

Hour Before Dawn: The Fall and Uncertain Rise of the Philippine Supreme Court Marites Dañguilan Vitug Hour Before Dawn The Fall and Uncertain Rise of the Philippine Supreme Court HOUR BEFORE DAWN takes the reader to what might have been the darkest hour of the Philippine Supreme Court when its integrity was compromised by the actions of its Chief Justice who was subsequently
  • Title: Hour Before Dawn: The Fall and Uncertain Rise of the Philippine Supreme Court
  • Author: Marites Dañguilan Vitug
  • ISBN: -
  • Page: 438
  • Format: Kindle Edition
Hour Before Dawn: The Fall and Uncertain Rise of the Philippine Supreme Court Marites Dañguilan Vitug HOUR BEFORE DAWN takes the reader to what might have been the darkest hour of the Philippine Supreme Court, when its integrity was compromised by the actions of its Chief Justice, who was subsequently impeached, and by a series of highly irregular reversals of its own rulings It reveals a court seemingly subject to political pressure, disbursing funds for questionable purHOUR BEFORE DAWN takes the reader to what might have been the darkest hour of the Philippine Supreme Court, when its integrity was compromised by the actions of its Chief Justice, who was subsequently impeached, and by a series of highly irregular reversals of its own rulings It reveals a court seemingly subject to political pressure, disbursing funds for questionable purposes, and abetting plagiarism by one of its own members, and yet placing itself beyond criticism even by the country s top lawyers and academics.It chronicles the most open and contentious clash between the executive department and the Court But the book is also a record of how a staunchly independent minority within the court stood up for what was right, giving hope for the rebirth and reorientation of one of the country s most vital institutions.
Hour Before Dawn: The Fall and Uncertain Rise of the Philippine Supreme Court Marites Dañguilan Vitug

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One thought on “Hour Before Dawn: The Fall and Uncertain Rise of the Philippine Supreme Court

  1. Linda Hill

    Loved it Classic Vitug factual and egoless reporting that reads like a thriller I know very little about Philippine judiciary myself but I couldn t put the book down I found it easy reading and have learned so much Thank you Marites

  2. Carrie

    Getting the inside story was great and all, but I wish they had done a better job of proofing and copy editing.

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