Members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines attended a seminar on “Contemporary Legal Issues”, held by the Jovito R. Salonga Center for Law and Development at the Silliman University Aldecoa Moot Court, Villareal Hall, in Dumaguete City recently.
There were 45 participants from the three battalions of the AFP assigned in Negros Oriental.
The seminar, conducted with the City Legal Assistance Service, aimed to raise the participants' understanding and appreciation of legal issues and procedures relevant to their line of work.
The topics were “Law of Armed Conflict” by Elizabeth Aguilan, JSCLD deputy director; “Arrest, Search and Seizure” by OCLAS director KarissaTolentino; and “Procedure for Filing Criminal Cases” discussed by Eugene Salon.
The seminar was part of a series that both JSCLD and OCLAS have lined up for this school year. On July 3, they will make their expertise available to the Philippine National Police.*RG
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