Chief Justice Diosdado M. Peralta delivers a lecture on Updates in Criminal Law during the Continuing Legal Education Program (CLEP) for the second batch of Court Attorneys of the Court of Appeals (CA) this morning at the Bayview Park Hotel in Manila.
Chief Justice Peralta discussed updates on various laws affecting criminal liability and penalties. These laws include the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act, the Indeterminate Sentence Law, the Probation Law, the Law on Subsidiary Penalty (Republic Act No. 10159), the Law on Preventive Imprisonment (R.A. No. 10592), the Good Conduct Time Allowance and Other Time Allowances (R.A. No. 10592, Act No. 2489), and the Law on the Adjustment of Property Values and Damages on which a Penalty is Based.
Also in photo are (from left) Acting CA Presiding Justice Remedios Salazar-Fernando and Philippine Judicial Academy (PHILJA) Chancellor Justice Adolfo S. Azcuna.
Organized by the PHILJA, the education arm of the Supreme Court, the two-day CLEP is participated in by 108 lawyers from the CA. The CLEP for the first batch of CA lawyers was held last October 28. (Caption by Annie Rose A. Laborte; Photo by Francisco S. Gutierrez)