Who is JCC?

      JCC are my initials, Jose Chavez Camano is my name.  I was born in Sagnay, Camarines Sur, to Pedro and Anita Camano.  I was raised poor and grew up poor.  I studied at the University of the Philippines college of law (1974-1978),  through the help of so many good souls. 113

      As a teenager I worked part-time as a news reporter of Bicol Mail, a local weekly  in Naga City. As a lawyer I worked as one of the in-house counsel of Technology Resource Center, (TRC) for more than  2 years and as a trial attorney for 19 years after my short stay with TRC.

       I migrated to the US in  2000 to join my wife and my youngest daughter, while leaving behind my two elder children to finish their college in UP. They were in their last year of college. I would not uproot my kids from a known good university and enroll them to an unknown U.S. university. The cost also militates against the transfer.

      It was a twin-reason of filial devotion and pursuit for inner peace that made my decision  to leave my  law practice of 22 years a lot easier.   About 5 years after I left, the Supreme Court had suspended me from the practice of law for one year.  This case was filed way back in 1998, but it took the IBP 6 years before it makes a finding that I should be suspended for misconduct.   I was livid about this recommendation/finding because  I was not able to dispute it while I was around.  I  put to task the  Supreme Court for coming up with the resolution which I consider malicious and a pure hogwash.  After this case,  I wrote a book  “Censuring Back the Supreme Court”  to fight this scurrilous libel off.  I consider the Supreme Court to have lost its moral authority  to censure lower court judges and trial lawyers because it is more corrupt than the latter two groups of the legal profession, and there’s the rub.

        In hindsight, I  thought that if have not left,  I could  have maneuvered in the corridors of power to fight against this insidious  “pillory”, but I could have not written this book.

Chapter One

96 thoughts on “Who is JCC?

  1. Hi JCC,

    Got your invite today, had not checked oddball for your comments for a while. I just saved your entries for the trip to the bahamas, will try to read them later. As we who stay home say: kaka ingit!!!!

    Will get back to you in a few days.


    chito prat

    • If you have the time please.. could you just enlighten me why the
      Filipinos for the most part, hate Americans…more then the Japanese.??
      Noticed you spent some time on Maui recently… was born and raised there.. before serving time in the Army. You should have gone there 50 years ago.. that would have been the “real” Maui,

      • American foreign policy maybe but not against the American people. Filipinos hate all the invaders, Spaniards, Americans, the Japanese and now the Chinese because of the tension in the Scarborough Shoal.

        Americans also hate their fellow Americans who send their children to foreign wars, debauched their own economy to bailout failing business giants and lied to their own people.

        There are two types of Americans, the imperialists and the liberals. Filipinos were upset against the American imperialists only. The liberals in the U.S., at the turn of the century won and recognized the right of the Filipinos for self-government and they left the islands. Filipinos were grateful to the Americans who understood the yearning and aspirations of the Filipinos.

        It is not entirely correct to say that the Filipinos hate the Americans. Only those Americans who tried to subjugate the free people that the Filipinos were up against.

  2. Its governance, clean and effective, that is the prescription for getting the country out of this centuries-old morass.

    Not only for the Philippines but for other countries as well. In Africa for instance – Somalia, Kenya, etc.

    How to realize that?

  3. Joe,
    I was following your comments on Pilipino Voices and really enjoyed reading them. I used to live also in the USA (Los Angeles) for 30 years. And as the saying goes, “there’s nothing better like home”. So here I am right in the ringside of the arena. I wish you continue to care and share your good ideas for our beloved Pilipinas even when you’re away. God speed and goodluck.

  4. Hi! uncle jo,ive read all your blogs and find itvery informative and helpfull specially to young ones like us….you inspire us a lot.

    love ya.

  5. Hi Mr. Chavez Camano,

    I have to comment here as the contact form at Filipino Voices does not allow to include any web addresses.

    It’s nice to see that my 1986-photo of Mother Teresa is of use for your articles at
    http://filipinovoices.com/first-amendment-and-the-fight-for-mother-theresa and at https://jcc34.wordpress.com/2010/02/03/mother-teresa-and-the-1st-amendment/.
    However, your current way of use without any author credit violates my copyright in this photo, that was shot by me and published by me on Wikimedia-Commons (URL: http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:MotherTeresa_090.jpg) under a Creative-Commons BY-SA license that requires attribution of the author (my Wikimedia-username Túrelio) and mentioning of the license terms for any legal use. (Even fair-use under US law requires crediting author and source.)
    I therefore ask that you add a proper line of credit (Photo: Túrelio on Wikimedia-Commons, CC-BY-SA) under or near the photo on both sites, a.s.a.p.



  6. Mr. Turelio, when you put a photo in a public forum such as Wikipedia, the photo becomes a public property and I don’t see your authorship of the photo to which proper accreditation could be made. I removed the photo of Mother Teresa and replaced it with her youtube video if that would address your concern.

    As regards the same photo appearing in Filipino Voices, you may call the attention of Nick the owner of the blog because as of now, I do not participate in that blog anymore. But would you deny countless faithfuls the opportunity to look at a magnifient still photo you have captured of the most revered icon simply on issue of absence of accreditation?

  7. it’s good to stumble upon a forum like this…maraming salamat! I enjoy reading viewpoint, frontline, focus, etc etc.. lalo na ang Philippines Politics. I feel I found a treasure.

  8. Read your block. very incisive and inspiring and proud to one of your friends
    and fedender of our faith, Roman Catholic. …. incidentally, would you have information as to who started tne trouble and violence? Never heard of this goup.

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  11. JCC,

    i was looking for timely, sensible and logical articles related to corona and natisod ko tong blog mo sir. nice read and very insightful.nasa favorites ko n tong site mo.

    thanks! punch and burn!

    anniv din namen ni misis ngaun and what a great day it is!

    the magic of serendipity!


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  13. Must be my senior moment! dai mo ako pag ngiritan..ta pig basa ko baga si previous issues (chapter 5) then nag post ako ta sabot ko now ito..so haput ko ikaw oh inda ko baga just read my comment sa “parallel in obscenities” mabalos!

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  37. love your take on the Executive – SC dispute. You are totally correct when you mentioned that the executive has a mandate from the people while the judiciary is appointed by the executive that has a mandate from the people.

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