President Benigno Aquino III signed the Anti-Bullying Act of 2013 on on 12 September 2013. The law (Republic Act No. 10627) is an act requiring schools to adopt policies to prevent and address all acts of bullying in their institutions. Here’s a primer of the Anti-Bullying Act of 2013:
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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10627 AN ACT REQUIRING ALL ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS TO ADOPT POLICIES TO PREVENT AND ADDRESS THE ACTS OF BULLYING IN THEIR INSTITUTIONS SECTION 1. Short Title. – This Act shall be known as the “Anti-Bullying Act of 2013”.
The Supreme Court released today the result of the 2012 Bar Examination. Congratulations to the following:
State of the Nation Address of His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III President of the Philippines To the Congress of the Philippines [Full text of SONA delivered on on July 23, 2012 at the Session Hall of the House of Representatives, Batasan Pambansa Complex, Quezon City]
The Supreme Court released the results of the 2011 Bar Examinations. The Chairman of the 2011 Bar Exams is Supreme Court Associate Justice Roberto Abad, while the examiners are: Court of Appeals Associate Justice Amy Lazaro Javier for Political Law; Cesario Alvero Azucena, Jr. for Labor Law; Ernesto Pineda for Civil Law; Abelardo Domondon for […]
(Note: This is the English translation of the second State of the Nation Address [SONA] delivered by His Excellency Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III, President of the Philippines, at the Session Hall of the House of Representatives, Batasan Pambansa Complex, Quezon City on 25 July 2011. Click here for the full text or transcript of the […]
The Supreme Court, acting on petitions filed by various groups, allowed the live broadcasting by radio and television of the Maguindanao Massacre cases, subject to certain guidelines which are applicable pro hac vice. The guidelines are:
JLP Law is hiring Associates. Send your resume, with cover letter and transcript of grades, to this address or through email. Thank you.
JLP-Law is pleased to announce the most recent addition to the Firm in the person of ATTY. ANGELO A. “JIJIL” JIMENEZ. Atty. Jijil Jimenez is a well regarded expert on Philippine Labor Laws, foreign relations and investments, as well as East Asian and Middle East affairs, having served with distinction in various capacities with the […]
The Supreme Court released the results of the 2010 bar examinations today, 17 March 2011. Congratulations to our soon-to-be lawyers. You’ll be full-fledged lawyers after taking the oath. Here’s the Top 10 (full list below):