Managing one’s finances in law school can be tough. Aside from the mounting tuition fees, law books and printing costs may really subject one’s purse to some substantial beating. As a working law student myself, I know how every peso is hard to earn and even harder to spend; that’s why last year, I applied
Yesterday, Your Lawyer Says has given you a digest of the landmark case of Republic v. Sereno. In a 153-page decision penned by Justice Tijam, it was lengthily explained why quo warranto is a remedy allowed by law to oust an impeachable officer for disqualifications arising before her appointment. Today, we tackle the equally enlightening
REPUBLIC of the PHILIPPINES, represented by SOLICITOR GENERAL JOSE C. CALIDA v. MARIA LOURDES P.A. SERENO, G.R. No. 237428, May 11, 2018 [J. Tijam, En Banc] DOCTRINE OF THE CASE: Quo warranto as a remedy to oust an ineligible public official may be availed of when the subject act or omission was committed prior to
The following are the initial passing rate estimates for the 2017 Bar Examinations from various sources. Ateneo de Davao University leads law schools in the passing percentage of first time takers. Ateneo de Manila University and University of San Carlos contend for the top spot in terms of overall passing percentage. Help complete the list.
IT WAS BEFORE THE BREAK OF DAWN of September 18, 2017, when the entire University of Santo Tomas – Faculty of Civil Law was shaken. It was all over the news. First, a fellow Thomasian law student, Horacio Castillo III, was found dead. Second, implicated in the death of Horacio were his fellow Thomasian law