5 months CJ Bersamin call on lawyers ‘not to taint the legal profession’ MB
By Tara Yap ILOILO CITY – Supreme Court Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin wants honesty to permeate among Filipinos in the legal profession, particularly lawyers. Supreme Court Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin(SC PIO / MANILA BULLETIN) “We must not be dishonest.  We must act with morality. We must abhor deceit,” Bersamin said in his keynote address at the Thursday opening of the 17th National Convention of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) in this city, hometown of IBP President Abdiel Dan Elijah Fajardo. “Dishonesty, in particular, is considered a serious offense and a grave form of misconduct—whether the offense is committed in ... more