Chief Justice Diosdado M. Peralta (seated, center) signs up with Rex Bookstore, Inc.’s Chairman, Atty. Dominador Buhain (seated, fourth from left) and Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Don Timothy Buhain (seated, right) for the publication of his book entitled “Essentials in Criminal Law (Book One)” on January 13, 2021 at the Manila Hotel. Signing as witnesses in the book contract are (from left) Rex Bookstore Talent Manager, Mr. John Vincent Salayo, and Court of Appeals Associate Justice Fernanda Lampas-Peralta. Also in photo are (standing from left) Atty. Al-Azree J. Mohammadsali, Atty. Dorothy L. Peralta, Atty. Jeffrey G. Gallardo, Atty. Ralph Jerome D. Salvador, legal staff of Chief Justice Peralta, and Ms. Danda Crimelda Buhain, Chief External Affairs Officer of Rex Bookstore.
Expected to come out by tail end of the first quarter to early second quarter this year, the new law book from Chief Justice Peralta is divided into two parts. Chief Justice Peralta said the first part of the book tackles the basic concepts of criminal law while the second part provides an in-depth guideline for the computation of penalties. (Courtesy of the SC Public Information Office)