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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How to land a job when you are just starting out?

  “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” –Eleanor Roosevelt If you want to be prioritized in employment opportunities, you need to be more than just a regular job-seeker. With the growing numbers of graduates every year, professionals seeking for promotion, underemployed looking for established job, and unemployed trying out…

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To my father who is gone but never left me in my law school journey

When I told you about my plans after earning my bachelor degree –that I have to find a job and thereafter enroll for a higher education, you were very supportive. Although, understandably, you had some hesitations regarding the realizations of my goals, you neither said any words that would discourage me to pursue with I […]

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Money Saving Tips that Every Working Student Should Take Note of

Originally posted on For Life and Law:
Nelson Mandela once said, “Young people must take it upon themselves to ensure that they receive the highest education possible so that they can represent us well in future as future leaders.” The said quote from Mandela is very promising. However, as much as we seek to achieve…

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Money Saving Tips that Every Working Student Should Take Note of

Nelson Mandela once said, “Young people must take it upon themselves to ensure that they receive the highest education possible so that they can represent us well in future as future leaders.” The said quote from Mandela is very promising. However, as much as we seek to achieve the highest educational attainment possible, our financial […]

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Secretary of Health v. CA, Sibbaluca Digest

Facts: An administrative complaint was filed against private respondent Fe Sibbaluca, the Administrative Officer III of the Provincial Health Office of Cagayan, for grave misconduct, dishonesty; etc. As a consequence of the administrative case, private respondent was placed under preventive suspension for ninety [90] days by herein petitioner Secretary of Health. Private respondent sought the […]

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PROVINCE OF NORTH COTABATO vs. GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES DIGEST

TOPIC: Administrative Regions and Autonomous Regions PROVINCE OF NORTH COTABATO vs. GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES G.R. Nos. 183591, 183752, 183893, 183951, & 183962 October 14, 2008 FACTS: On 8 August 2008, the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP), represented by the GRP Peace Panel and the Presidential Adviser on the […]

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Conflict of Law Case Digest – Compiled 4th wave

1. Hilton v. Guyot,159 U.S. 113 (1895) Brief Fact SummaryHilton (Plaintiff) and Libbey (Plaintiff) appealed from a federal district court holding that a French court judgment against them for amounts allegedly owed to a French firm was enforceable without retrial on the merits. Synopsis of Rule of LawNo law has any effect, of its own […]

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