3 weeks A Supreme Court justice’s call for relief for Baby River came late Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- The branches of government have a role to play in protecting a "baby from adverse consequences that are not of the baby's own doing," a Supreme Court Associate Justice said, referring to three-month-old baby River, child of political detainee Reina Mae Nasino. "I do not know if her baby now stays with her. But if the baby does, it is entitled to separate protection apart from its mother, petitioner Nasino, would be entitled to," Associate Justice Amy Lazaro-Javier said in her separate opinion. "We have been quarantined for almost half of this year already, our courts and ... more