As a non-lawyer, or as a foreigner, have you ever wished there were one book that summarizes the laws and jurisprudence of the Philippines? This is such book. Each book in this series probably encompasses 95% of the legal principles in each bar subject. For practical purposes, studying this book is like going to law school, after all, this is used as a bar reviewer.
The most awaited bar exams in Philippine Bar exam history was rumored to be released last Friday February 24, 2012. But I don’t know where people get there rumors because the Supreme Court through Court Spokesman Jose Midas Marquez has categorically said that there will be no bar exam results that will be released that day, however he said “next week is a possibility.”
I had an interesting conversation with a veteran lawyer one day. (Read – Veteran not senior citizen hehehehe, lest he become angry with me) 🙂 Our conversation first started about the Supreme Court deciding that San Miguel shares were really Danding Cojuangco owned and that it was not ill gotten. Because the decision was so preposterous and even referred to as the “joke of the century” by one of the justices that wrote a dissenting opinion on it, I asked him his personal opinion as to whether there was some sort of “maneuvering” (And by that you know what I mean)
The 2011 bar exams is a very historic exam as this will be first time, after several decades of bar exams in the country, wherein major changes has been implemented. The game plan or battle strategy that has been followed by bar examinees for decades need to revised if not changed because of the “major major” changes in the bar exams.
. . . On Thursday that is. (March 17, 2011). Nope this is not a rumour. News reports state that the Supreme Court through Public Information Office acting chief Atty. Ma. Victoria Gleoresty Guerrahas announced to the media that Chief Justice Renato Corona has called for a special en banc session on Thursday to decode and release the 2010 Bar exam results.