Apr. 2, 1973

    …Dr. de Vega has just written me that the Supreme Court has resolved the pending suit in the New Constitution and as of this moment is distributing its decision in favor of our position – 6-4. The four dissenting Justices are: 1. Chief Justice Roberto Concepcion 2. Justice Calixto Zaldivar 3. Justice Enrique..

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Jan. 27, 1973 Saturday 11:50 pm (on board the 777 to sleep here for an early start at 7:30 am tomorrow with Dr. and Mrs. Sharon for Talaga)

  …Chief Justice Concepcion is sick in the hospital and may not be able to attend the dinner on Monday. It is apparent that the other justices are in favor of dismissing the petition questioning the validity of the ratification of the New Constitution. But they want to be assured of their continuance in office..

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October 11, 1972

1 12:00 PM Oct. 11, 1972 Wednesday Malacañan Palace Manila The Cotobato (North) leaders, Moslem Tururays and Christian alike, have pledged to keep the peace and support me in the proclamation of martial law and the reformation. But since fighting has broken out in the Magsanoy, Ampatuan, Pikit area I have called them to Manila..

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