Philippine Congress "has authority to re-impose death penalty"

| January 12, 2018 |
Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo on Thursday said Congress had the authority to re-impose the death penalty if there were compelling reasons involving heinous crimes. Panelo made this comment as the Senate announced its resumption of hearings on the revival of the death penalty within this month. He said that while Section 19 of Article III of the 1987 Constitution

from Death Penalty News

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