Rufus Rodriguez wants IPs to become judges in tribal areas

Cagayan de Oro Rep. Rufus Rodriguez wants more representation for
indigenous people in the judiciary.

Rodriguez filed House Bill 3830 urging the Supreme Court to give
priority to indigenous people in the selection process for judges in
tribal areas.

Rodriguez proposed that this be adopted in areas dominated by
indigenous peoples, only abogados belonging to said indigenous groups
shall be appointed as judges.

Copyright © 2020 Abogado - Latest News in the Philippines