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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

AUGUST

1 - The Canons of Judicial Ethics are promulgated in 1946

- The Rules on Electronic Evidence (AM 01-7-01-SC) take effect in 2001, making e-mails, digital signatures, and other e-documents admissible in court

- The Rules on Notarial Practice (AM 02-8-13-SC) take effect in 2004

4 - RA 4166, moving Philippine Independence Day from July 4 to June 12, is approved in 1964

  • The Family Code (EO 209) takes effect in 1988

 

- In 2006, the Supreme Court rules that dual citizens may exercise the right of suffrage as overseas absentee voters under Republic Act 9189 or The Absentee Voting Lawin G.R. No. 162759 (Nicolas-Lewis et al v. COMELEC)

7 - The Code of Civil Procedure (Act 190) is issued in 1901

8 - The first decision of the Supreme Court, In Re Aguas (1 Phil. 1), is promulgated in 1901

14 - Hon. Milagros A. German is appointed the first woman Judge of Agrarian Relations in 1965

- The Judiciary Reorganization Act of 1980 (BP 129) is passed in 1981

17 - President Jose P. Laurel announces in 1945 the dissolution of the Republic of the Philippines established during the Japanese Occupation

  • President Carlos P. Garcia signs the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act (RA 3019) in 1960

 

21 - NINOY AQUINO DAY

- The Plaza Miranda bombing takes place during a Liberal Party proclamation rally in 1971

- Benigno S. Aquino, Jr. is assassinated in 1983

23 - The Cry of Pugad Lawin takes place in 1896

24 - Hon. Maria Lourdes P. A. Sereno is appointed as the first woman Chief Justice in 2012

25 - NATIONAL HEROES' DAY

29 - The Philippine Autonomy Act (Jones Law) is approved in 1916

30 - A Mutual Defense Pact is signed by representatives of the Philippines and the United States in Washington in 1951

31 - Chief Justice Hilario G. Davide, Jr. is conferred the Ramon Magsaysay Award for Government Service in 2002

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

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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