Filipinas who were World War II "comfort women" waited nearly seven years for a decision on whether their government should be compelled to seek an apology and reparations from Japan. In April, the Philippines' Supreme Court dismissed their case. Now the faculty of the University of the Philippines College of Law is calling for the resignation of the justice who wrote the decision, claiming he plagiarized and twisted an American scholar's law review article and others to support his decision. But the court is fighting back.
Philippines Supreme Court Moves to Discipline Lawyers Who Criticized Judge
The National Law Journal
November 2, 2010