BAR 2014

Recent Decisions

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ANNOUNCEMENTS AND BULLETINS

ORAL ARGUMENTS AUDIO RECORDINGS

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

This Month in History

SEPTEMBER

4 - The Supreme Court approves the Judicial Affidavit Rule in 2012

7 - Hon. Natividad Almeda-Lopez is appointed the first woman Justice of the Court of Appeals in 1961

8 - The end of the Philippine-American War is declared in 1902

- Circuit Criminal Courts are established in 1967 (RA 5179)

9 - A Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court is created in Manila in 1955 (RA 1401)

12 - In 1974, the Supreme Court rules that the exercise of the right of suffrage and the participation in election exercises constitute a positive act of election of Philippine citizenship in A.M. No. 533 (In Re Mallare)

15 - The Rules on Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) take effect in 2000

17 - The Supreme Court is empowered to adopt rules to integrate the Bar in 1971 (RA 6397)

19 - LAW DAY

- Proc. No. 1477 declares September 19 of every year as "Law Day" in 1975

- A civil service system is adopted by the government in 1900

20 - The Muslim Code is promulgated in 1983 (PD 1083)

21 - President Ferdinand E. Marcos issues Proc. 1081 in 1972, placing the Philippines under Martial Law

22 - The Continuous Trial System is adopted to minimize delay in 1989

- September is declared as "Rule of Law Month” in 2004 by Proclamation 713

25 - The People's Court is established in 1945 (CA 682)

29 - The Declaration of Philippine Independence in Kawit, Cavite is ratified by the Malolos Congress in 1898

Surety and Bonding Companies

INTERNAL RULES OF THE SUPREME COURT

Aprroved 2014 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

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

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

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

POWER RATE HIKE

DAP

JBC PUBLIC INTERVIEW

CORPUZ V. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES

RH LAW

Cybercrime Act Oral Arguments

PDAF

MINING

BAGUMBAYAN-VNP MOVEMENT

DIOCESE OF BACOLOD VS COMELEC

RULES of civil procedure

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

enhanced justice on wheels

Manila Bay Clean Up Update

BAR 2013

THE CHIEF JUSTICE MEETS THE PRESS

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