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In Te Talks, Atty. Ted Te talks about all things law and government.

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In Te Talks, Atty. Ted Te talks about all things law and government.

    Episode 12: Emergency Powers during COVID-19

    Episode 12: Emergency Powers during COVID-19

    Does the President need to ask Congress for Emergency Powers? Or is a declaration of a state of Public Health Emergency enough? And...our takeaways from the movie Contagion in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.

    • 17 min
    "Shortcuts" Episode 1: Anong K mo?

    "Shortcuts" Episode 1: Anong K mo?

    What do the movie Black Panther and the ouster of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno have in common? A lot, apparently. In the first episode of the "Shortcuts" series, Atty. Ted Te explains the quo warranto petition. 

    • 9 min
    Episode 10: The most powerful lawyers in government

    Episode 10: The most powerful lawyers in government

    Whose job is it to advise the President on legal matters? Justice Secretary? Solicitor General? Or Chief Presidential Legal Counsel? What are the differences among the most powerful lawyers in government? Former Supreme Court spokesman Ted Te, with journalist Roby Alampay, gives us the answers.

    • 19 min
    Episode 9: Whistleblowing and the cost of telling the truth

    Episode 9: Whistleblowing and the cost of telling the truth

    What do Primitivo Mijares, Chavit Singson, and Jun Lozada have in common? They all blew the whistle on the alleged corruption of Philippine presidents. But where are they now? And more importantly, what happened to the people they testified against? Former Supreme Court spokesman Ted Te, with journalist Roby Alampay, weighs in on the true cost of telling the truth.

    • 12 min
    Episode 8: Death penalty in the Philippines

    Episode 8: Death penalty in the Philippines

    Remember Leo Echegaray? Atty. Ted Te gives a throwback to the last time the Philippines reinstated the death penalty. What were the arguments for it then? Was the Philippines better off with or without it?

    • 18 min
    Episode 7: Separation of Powers

    Episode 7: Separation of Powers

    What are the chances for an independent Congress? (When the President chooses the House leaders, Minority Leaders come from the ruling parties...and even the Opposition reps join the Super Majority?)

    • 15 min

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