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ORAL ARGUMENTS AUDIO RECORDINGS

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

This Month in History

July

1 - The Philippine Bill of 1902 is enacted by the US Congress

- The Rules of Court are promulgated to supersede the Code of Civil Procedure (Act 190) and the Code of Criminal Procedure (General Orders 58) in 1940

- Intellectual Property Courts and Commercial Courts are consolidated into Special Commercial Courts in 2003

- Hon. Victorino M. Mapa is appointed as 2nd Chief Justice in 1920

- Hon. Marcelo B. Fernan is appointed as 18th Chief Justice in 1988

2 - Hon. Enrique M. Fernando is appointed as 13th Chief Justice in 1979

4 - Philippine independence is recognized by the United States in 1946. Manuel A. Roxas and Elpidio Quirino are sworn into office as President and Vice-President, respectively, of the new Republic of the Philippines

8 - The Supreme Court convenes its first session in 1901

9 - Hon. Manuel V. Moran is appointed as 7th Chief Justice in 1945

10 - Delegates to the Constitutional Convention are elected in 1934

15 - Bar Matter 1161, reforming the Bar examinations, takes effect in 2004

  • In 1936, the Supreme Court rules that the Electoral Commission is “the sole judge of all contests relating to the election, returns and qualifications of the members of the National Assembly” in G.R. No. L-45081 (Angara v. Electoral Commission)

 

16 - The SC sponsors the Summit on Extrajudicial Killings and Enforced Disappearances, upon the initiative of Chief Justice Reynato S. Puno, in 2007

17 - The Supreme Court implements the Hustisyeah reform project in Quezon City in 2013

18 - The Judiciary Development Fund is established in 1984 (PD 1949)

24 - Chief Justice Enrique M. Fernando retires in 1985

25 - Hon. Felix V. Makasiar is appointed as 14th Chief Justice in 1985

26 - Chief Justice Manuel G. Araullo dies in 1924

30 - The General Election for the First Philippine Assembly is held in 1907

- The Constitutional Convention is assembled with Claro M. Recto as President in 1934

31 - The Spanish Civil Code is introduced in the Philippines in 1889

Surety and Bonding Companies

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

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

ORAL ARGUMENTS

2015 National women's month

BAR 2015

PILOT TESTING, RULES 22 AND 24

EDCA ORAL ARGUMENTS

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

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