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This Month in History

DECEMBER

1 - Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) Implementing Regulations take effect in 2001

- The Rules on Criminal Procedure (AM 00-5-03-SC) take effect in 2000

2 - The Rules of the Presidential Electoral Tribunal take effect in 2005

6 - Chief Justice Marcelo B. Fernan resigns from his post in 1991 to run as president of the country

   - Chief Justice Artemio V. Panganiban retires in 2006

7 - Hon. Reynato S. Puno is appointed as 22nd Chief Justice in 2006

- Chief Justice Hilario G. Davide, Jr. presides over the impeachment trial of President Joseph E. Estrada in 2001

8 - Hon. Andres R. Narvasa is appointed as 19th Chief Justice in 1992

- The Revised Penal Code is passed in 1930 (Act 3815)

- The Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, signaling the outbreak of the Pacific War in 1941

10 - The Spanish-American War ends with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1898

- The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) is formally convened in 1987

- In 1990, the Supreme Court rules that “Constitutional rights must be upheld at all costs” and that these “may not be set aside to satisfy perceived illusory visions of national grandeur” in G.R. No. 69863-65 (Brocka et al. v. Enrile et al.)

15 - The final document of the Pact of Biak-na-Bato is signed, creating a truce between Spanish and Filipino forces, in 1897

19 - The Law Student Practice Rule (Rule 138-A) is promulgated in 1986

20 - Chief Justice Hilario G. Davide, Jr. retires in 2005

21 - Hon. Artemio V. Panganiban is appointed as 21st Chief Justice in 2005

22 - Chief Justice Querube C. Makalintal retires in 1975

23 - President Emilio F. Aguinaldo signs the Malolos Constitution in 1898

- Chief Justice Ramon Q. Avanceña retires in 1941

24 - Proc. 655, s. 2013 declares December 24, 2014 as additional special non-working day

Hon. Jose B. Abad Santos is appointed as 5th Chief Justice in 1941

- President Manuel L. Quezon transfers the seat of the Commonwealth government to Corregidor in 1941

25 - CHRISTMAS DAY

26 - Proc. 655, s. 2013 declares December 26, 2014 as additional special non-working holiday

30 - RIZAL DAY

- Chief Justice Jose Abad Santos administers the oath to President Manuel L. Quezon for his second term as President of the Philippine Commonwealth in Corregidor in 1941

- President Ferdinand E. Marcos and Vice President Fernando Lopez are inaugurated into office for a second term in 1969

31 - EO 2013 declares the last day of the year as a nationwide special day

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

BAR 2014

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

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