[Full text of the State of the Nation Address (SONA) of His Excellency Benigno S. Aquino III, President of the Philippines, to the Congress of the Philippines. This is the 5th SONA of President Aquino's 6-year term. The speech, delivered at the Session Hall of the House of Representatives on 28 July 2014, was in Filipino. This is […]
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Congratulations to the bar examinees who passed the 2013 bar examinations. Of the 5,292 bar examinees that took the bar exam in 2013, a total 1,174 (22.18%) made it. Here’s the full list of the 1,124 who, after complying with other requirements, will become full-fledged lawyers soon.
Wishing everyone a Christmas, and a New Year, full of hope.
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:
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: