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What is this blog all about?
We take the realm of law and digest it into lighthearted and interesting articles easy enough for everyone to understand.

What is this blog NOT about?
Politics and personal opinion on politics have no place in this blog. We have enough of them out there as it is. Those things are reserved for newspapers.

What you should do
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-J

Blog Posts

“HOT! HOT! HOT!” Mctrouble in McParadise: The reason your coffee has warning labels.

Breakfast lovers at Mcdonlad’s know that breakfast  isn’t complete without a hot cuppa’ Joe with cup holders and big warning labels, which may be considered ubiquitous these days,  but back in the early 90’s, no such things existed. This U.S case, regardless of whether it was a frivolous suit or not, paved the way for …

25 Random Facts about Philippine Law you probably didn’t know.

1. The Philippines cannot initiate War. The 1987 Philippine Constitution prohibits the State from initiating war. The Legislature may only declare that the Philippines is involved a war or that a war exists. Source: Sec. 23 (1), Article VI, 1987 Constitution. 2. The oldest law still in effect is 105 years old. The oldest law …