By Harvey I. Barkin
Should the killer of Claire Joyce Tempongko have been convicted of manslaughter and given a less severe sentence instead of murder, which carries a heavier penalty, because a lower court allegedly erred in instructing the jury on the distinction between murder and manslaughter?
By Mila de Guzman
SAN FRANCISCO—Filipino women struck a strong presence among more than a thousand Valentine’s Day crowd of mostly women and girls of various ethnicities, who danced “flash-mob” style in front of City Hall to demand an end to violence against women. The event held in 190 places around the world called for a billion women [...]
A Taiwanese official who pleaded guilty to mistreating two housekeepers brought over from the Philippines to work in her Missouri home will soon be deported, a judge ruled Friday.