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Re: request for copies of the statement of assets, liabilities and net worth

A.M. No. 09-8-6-SC

Summary Report of Filed SALN of the Members of the Supreme Court

RULE ON PRECAUTIONARY HOLD DEPARTURE ORDER

A.M. No. 18-07-05-SC

Dissenting Opinion
J. Leonen

rule on cybercrime warrants

A.M. No. 17-11-03-SC

A.m. No. 02-8-13-SC

A.M. no. 15-04-06-SC

Financial Liquidation and Suspension of Payments Rules of Procedure for Insolvent Debtors (215)

B.M. no. 850

Re: Rules on Mandatory Continuing Legal Education for Active Members of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines

A.M. no. 12-11-2-sc

Guidelines for Decongesting Holding Jails by Enforcing the Rights of Accused Persons to Bail and to Speedy Trial

E-FILING AND EFFICIENT USE OF PAPER

Proposed Rules on E-Filing & Proposed Rule for the Efficient Use of Paper
A.M. No. 10-3-7-SC / A.M. No. 11-9-4-SC

Featured Rule

The 2010 Rules of the Presidential Electoral Tribunal
A.M. No. 10-4-29-SC

FINANCIAL REHABILITATION RULES OF PROCEDURE (2013)
A.M. No. 12-12-11-SC

JUDICIAL AFFIDAVIT RULE
A.M. No. 12-8-8-SC

This Month in History

March

2 - In 1847, the Court’s 1st Associate Justice and its 1st Chief Justice, Hon. Cayetano S. Arellano, was born.

- SC designates 99 Regional Trial Courts (RTCs) nationwide as special courts to hear, try and decide cases involving extrajudicial killings in 2007.

6 - Hon. Lourdes Paredes-San Diego is appointed the first woman Presiding Justice of the Court of Appeals in 1980

 - Chief Justice Ramon C. Aquino resigns in 1986 upon the request of the administration of President Corazon C. Aquino

7 - A Provisional Law on the Judiciary is passed by the Malolos Congress in 1899

10 - The Court of Appeals is abolished in 1945 (EO 37)

11 - The "Parity Amendment" to the 1935 Constitution is ratified in a plebiscite in 1947

12 - The Philippine Judicial Academy is established with Hon. Ameurfina A. Melencio Herrera as Chancellor in 1996 (SC-AO 35-96)

14 - The RP-US Military Bases Agreement is signed by President Manuel A. Roxas and US Ambassador Paul V. McNutt in 1947

17 - President Ramon Magsaysay dies in a plane crash in 1957

18 - Vice President Carlos P. Garcia is sworn in as President of the Philippines in 1957

20 - Chief Justice Manuel V. Moran retires in 1951

 - In 1987, the Supreme Court strikes down Executive Order 626-A, which banned transportation and slaughter of carabaos, as unconstitutional in G.R. No. 74457 (Ynot v. Intermediate Appellate Court)

22 - Gen. Emilio F. Aguinaldo takes his oath as President of the Revolutionary Government in 1897

24 - The Tydings-McDuffie Act (Public Act 127) is signed by US President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1934

25 - President Corazon C. Aquino issues Proclamation No. 1, directing “all public officials to submit their courtesy resignations beginning with the members of the Supreme Court" in 1986

- Proclamation No. 3 providing for the "Freedom Constitution" is issued in 1986

- The jurisdiction of Metropolitan Trial Courts (MeTCs), Municipal Trial Courts (MTCs), and Municipal Circuit Trial Courts (MCTCs) is expanded in 1994 (RA 7691)

30 - Maria V. Francisco is the first woman admitted to the Bar in 1911

31 - In 1993, the Court’s 90th Associate Justice and its 15th Chief Justice, Hon. Ramon C. Aquino, passed away.

TRANSPARENCY SEAL

UNITED AGAINST CORRUPTION

INTERNAL RULES OF THE SUPREME COURT

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BAR 2019

GENDER CORNER

PILOT TESTING, RULES 22 AND 24

RULES of civil procedure

The Art, Process and Practice of Oral Argument Before the SC

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Manila Bay Clean Up Update

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