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ANNOUNCEMENTS AND BULLETINS

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

Civil and criminal procedure forms

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

May

1 - LABOR DAY

- The Philippine Legislature accepts the Tydings-McDuffie Act in 1934

2 - In 1942, the Court’s 28th Associate Justice and its 5th Chief Justice, Hon. Jose Abad B. Santos, was executed in Malabang, Lanao.

3 - In 2006, the Supreme Court upholds Presidential Proclamation 1017 declaring a state of national emergency insofar as it constitutes a call by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) to prevent or suppress lawless violence under Sec. 17, Article VII of the Constitution but declares unconstitutional the provisions commanding the AFP to enforce laws not related to lawless violence and the decrees promulgated by the President in G.R. Nos. 171396, 171400, 171409, 171483, 171424, 171485, & 171489 (David v. Arroyo)

5 - The Royal Audiencia or High Court of Justice is established in Manila in 1583

7 - The Supreme Court launches Hustisyeah, a reform project aimed at decongesting case loads in trial courts, in Quezon City in 2013

10 - Hon. Natividad Parcon is appointed the first woman Justice of the Peace in 1938

14 - The 1935 Constitution is ratified

- 183 members of the country's first regular legislature under the 1973 Constitution are elected in 1984

15 - The Rules of Procedure in Election Contests Before the Courts Involving Elective Municipal and Barangay Officials take effect in 2007

16 - Chief Justice Reynato S. Puno retires in 2010

17 - In 1940, the Court’s 131st Associate Justice and its 22nd Chief Justice, Hon. Reynato S. Puno, was born.

- Hon. Renato C. Corona is appointed as 23rd Chief Justice in 2010

18 - Proc. 47 declares June 4 to 11 every year as “Judiciary Week” in 2001

22 - The Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006 (RA 9344) takes effect in 2006

24 - Philippine representation to the Spanish Cortes is abolished in 1816

28 - Manuel A. Roxas is inaugurated as the third and last President of the Philippine Commonwealth in 1946

29 - Justice of the Peace Courts are established in 1885

- In 1896, the Court’s 52nd Associate Justice and its 9th Chief Justice, Hon. Cesar C. Bengzon, was born.

- Chief Justice Cesar C. Bengzon retires in 1966

30 - In 1962, the Supreme Court rules that “A law is presumed constitutional until otherwise declared by judicial interpretation” in G.R. No. L-13555 (Social Security Commission v. Bayona)

TRANSPARENCY SEAL

Judicial EXCELLENCE AWARDS

INTERNAL RULES OF THE SUPREME COURT

Aprroved 2015 annual procurement plan

E-FILING

Judicial Cases Administrative complaints against personnel of the SC and its decentralized units. Administrative complaints matters involving the CA, SB, CTA and lower courts, its justices, judges and personnel Administrative matters involving the SC and its decentralized units. Complaints against lawyers and other bar matters

oRAL ARGUMENTS

BAR 2017

GENDER CORNER

PILOT TESTING, RULES 22 AND 24

RULES of civil procedure

2016 Revised Rules on Small Claims

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

enhanced justice on wheels

Manila Bay Clean Up Update

OfFICE OF THE BAR CONFIDANT

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