2018 Bar Exam Results will be released on May 3, 2019, says SC

The Supreme Court of the Philippines announced on May 1, 2019 that the official results for the Bar Examination 2018 will be released on May 3, 2019, Friday. According to a report from Rappler, the number of bar examinees in 2018 was the highest in recent years. As per tradition, the releasing of the results […]

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5 Tips to deal with a stressful job

Stress in the workplace might be slowly killing you, without you realizing it. Based on the latest survey from The American Institute of Stress, job stress is among the major sources of stress for American adults. The increasing level of stress over the years has also affected the life span of the workers as over-stressing […]

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Limitations on the taxing power doctrines

TAXATION 1 CASES DOCTRINES GOMEZ VS PALOMAR (1968) FACTS: Petitioner questions the constitutionality of R.A. 1635 (AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE PRINTING AND ISSUE OF SEMI-POSTAL STAMPS IN ORDER TO RAISE FUNDS FOR THE PHILIPPINE TUBERCULOSIS SOCIETY) mandating the bearing of Anti-TB stamps on envelopes, as well as its implementing administrative orders, contending that it […]

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How does a bike motivate my little sister to do well at school?

When Papa got sick and later passed away, I noticed that our youngest sister was not that motivated enough to perform well at school. She was absent from her classes often, was in and out of the hospital for stomach ache, fever or cough, and her school ratings dropped. Her grades were still fair enough, […]

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Understanding years, months, days or nights provided by laws

Civil Code of the Philippines (Art 13) When the laws speak of years, months or nights, it shall be understood that years are of three hundred sixty-five days each; months, of thirdy days; days, of twenty-four hours; and nights, from sunset to sunrise. If months are designated by their name, they shall be computed by […]

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What is the “Doctrine of Stare Decises” and “Ratio decidendi?”

Doctrine of Stare Decises is also known as the Doctrine of Precedents. It is a legal principle which sets that “judicial decisions applying or interpreting the laws or the Constitution shall form part of the legal system of the Philippines.” (Art.8, Civil Code of the Philippines) In Investopedia, Doctrine of Stare Decises is defined as […]

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Can rights be waived?

Civil Code of the Philippines Art.6. Rights may be waived, unless the waiver is contrary to LAW, PUBLIC ORDER, PUBLIC POLICY, MORALS, or GOOD CUSTOMS or PREJUDICIAL TO A THIRD PERSON with a right recognized by law. Notes: General Rule: Rights may be waived Exception: contrary to LP- PuMoGoP Law Public Order Public Policy Morals […]

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When shall laws in the Philippines take effect?

CIVIL CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES ART.2 Laws shall take effect after fifteen (15) days following the completion of their publication either in the Official Gazette, or in a newspaper of general circulation in the Philippines, unless it is otherwise provided. (As amended by E.O 200) Notes: General Rule: Laws in the Philippines take effect after […]

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