Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) statement for Law Day, September 19, 2021.
Under Proclamation No. 1477, September 19 of every year is Law Day. Today is a day to celebrate the role of law in our society and cultivate a deeper understanding of the legal profession. As lawyers, we share the responsibility to promote the rule of law, defend the oppressed and pursue justice. May we as lawyers always keep in mind our vital role in the well-being of our nation especially in this trying times.