Diokno, Jose Manuel “Chel” Tadeo Icasiano (Liberal Party)

Diokno, Jose Manuel “Chel” Tadeo Icasiano (Liberal Party)

PERSONAL DETAILS
Age: 58
Place of Residence: Quezon City
Political Party: Liberal Party
Incumbent Senator: No
Terms as Senator: N/A
FAMILY MEMBERS IN OFFICE
None
SALIENT ISSUES AND POSITION
Federalism - No
Death Penalty - No
Divorce - Yes
Same-sex marriage - Yes
Legalization of medical marijuana - Yes
Anti-Political Dynasty Law - Yes
Martial Law Extension in Mindanao - No
Lowering of MACR - No
Freedom of Information - Yes
POLICY FOCUS/PLATFORM
Pagsulong ng hustisyang patas para sa lahat
Pagpapabilis ng paglilitis ng mga kaso at pagpapalawak ng arbitration para masakop ang mga kasong komersyal
Pagsulong sa sistema ng hudikatura na bukas at may pananagutan sa taumbayan
Hustisya para sa lahat
Matibay na social protection
Ekonomiyang inklusibo
Mga institusyong demokratiko
Ang Kalikasan
Malayang ugnayan sa ibang bansa
EDUCATION
Primary: No information
Secondary: La Salle Greenhills
Tertiary: BA Philosophy, University of the Philippines - Diliman, 1983
Graduate Studies: Juris Doctor of Laws, Northern Illinois University College of Law, Magna Cum Laude, 1986
Honorary Degrees:
Others:
AFFILIATIONS
Chairman, Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG)
Founding Dean, De La Salle University College of Law
Member, Panel of the Arbitrators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (until 2021)
Presidential Advisor on Human Rights of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (until 2019)
GOVERNMENT EXPERIENCE
Executive
N/A
Legislative
N/A
Judiciary
N/A
Local Government
N/A
LEGISLATIVE WORK
Personally authored bills passed into law: N/A
Total bills passed into law: N/A
Important legislation: N/A
SOURCES
Chel Diokno sa Senado! (n.d.). Retrieved April 23, 2019, from https://diokno.ph/
DLSU College of Law. (n.d.). Retrieved April 23, 2019, from http://law.dlsu.edu.ph/about/faculty.asp
[GMA Public Affairs]. (2019, March 7). Investigative Documentaries: Sistema ng hudikatura, nais ayusin ni Atty. Chel Diokno [Video File]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OGRm-kYT4Ew.
Otso Diretso. (2019, March 20). Otso Diretso Facebook. Retrieved April 23, 2019, from https://web.facebook.com/OtsoDiretso/photos/a.375327576393819/375327629727147/

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