WHY SHOULD THE ADOPTION OF THE JURY SYSTEM BE THROUGH RA 6735?

Right from the day I started this campaign for the adoption of the Jury System, I thought that the only way it could happen was for Congress to amend the 1987 Constitution. This would have meant lobbying Congress to amend the Constitution: – But the lawmakers might have just sat on our proposition for years if not decades; Worse still, they might have rejected it right from the word go; And if they didn’t reject it, they might have watered down our draft [...]

WPJI, PNU hold symposium on Philippine Jury for Filipinos

The Faculty of Behavioral and Social Sciences of the Philippine Normal University (PNU) together with the PNU Social Science Club and Worldwide Philippine Jury Initiative held a symposium on jury system for Filipinos, February 26, 2016, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM at the Publice and Alumni Relations Hall, PNU, Manila. With the theme, “Wanted: Trial Judges for Criminal Cases!” to show the possibility of the common man to be a juror, Ms. Daisy Brett-Holt facilitated the event attended by students, [...]

WPJI holds Jury System symposiums and presentations

WPJI holds regular symposiums and presentations on Jury System in the Philippines. We are joining the Student Leaders Forum at Bulacan State University – Malolos Campus on March 22 at 2:00 PM. If you have friends or relatives enrolled or working at BSU, please inform us so we can invite and make the necessary arrangement for their attendance. Recently, WPJI conducted the following Philippine Normal University Symposium on February 26 from 2 to 4 PM Full Gospel Businessmen’s Fellowship Presentation at Serye. Quezon City [...]

Number of Signatures Your Donation Can Gather

Depending on the rate between Philippine peso, British pound and US dollar, your donation can help gather signatures for the jury cause as follows: Php 390 or £6 – 22 voters’ signature Php 976 or £15 – 55 voters’ signature Php 1950 or £30 – 110 voters’ signature Php 3445 or £53 – 195 voters’ signature Donations and expenses update: Total Donations this month of ______, 2016 is ___________. Total Expenses this month of______, 2016 is ___________. Outstanding Balance:___________

Support the nationwide signature campaign of WPJI

Support the enactment of Jury System in the Philippines by contributing to the nationwide signature campaign of WPJI. This Jury System shall empower the people to have a deciding vote in the dispensation of justice, and to fight for their rights in court against bad governance. We want this done through People’s Initiative, a means of enacting laws directly by the people provided for in the Philippine Constitution. You may read more about the National Jury Law prepared by Marlowe Carmello, Esq. We also [...]

Grand Jury and the Ombudsman

Threats to the life of an Ombudsman will be avoided if the country has a Jury System! The tit for tat between Vice President Binay and Ombudsman Morales is one such case.  The Grand Jury examines, reviews and then decides the existence of probable cause.  If it exists, then the GRAND JURY has the power to indict. VP Binay and his cohorts cannot threaten his “bosses”, the 23 Grand Jurors who are unknown to him. Section 62 of the National Jury [...]

Views on Federalism

Note: Below is an email on Federalism posted by Marlowe Camello, Esq., that WPJI is publishing in full, with his due and kind permission. Further down is a response from Mr. Laurence Araula del Puerto, also being published with his kind permission. Adoption of the Jury System is the ultimate solution to the evils of Graft and Corruption in our society and government. It is the real people’s means to exercise their sovereign power to participate in the administration of justice [...]

Why Marcos Loot Cannot Be Distributed

Note: Below is an email sent by Marlowe Camello, Esq., that WPJI is publishing with his due and kind permission. For the common and ordinary citizens-claimants and people who are victims in the hands of the Marcos Martial Law Regime, they don’t understand why the moneys that have been recovered by the Philippine Government today could not yet be distributed to them. Most of them are already dying because of old age and sickness. Of course, technicalities behind the Rules of [...]