Art 1 of the Revised Penal Code : The three cardinal principles of the Philippine penal laws explained

The penal laws in the Philippines observed several principles in application of the law. In the Revised Penal Code (RPC), in particular, here are the three cardinal principles: 1. Generality 2. Territoriality 3. Prospectivity According to the book of Regalado, some would add the fourth principle, which is that of legality in consideration of the […]

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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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Personal Finance- Guide on how to manage your finances though with a low income

How you maximize or streamline your finances may depend on your income and, at times, savings. Apparently, most people let their salary control their quality of living. This then include from the type of things that they buy, the moments they choose to enjoy and the quality of food that they eat, preferring only those […]

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Why you deserve a break from school and work?

Summer days are up so going over beach trips and getaways are very much on hype these days. But for a working law student like me, summer break actually means more time to review notes and catch up with the unread books and cases during the school season. It is also the best time for […]

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5 Hacks of Studying and Working at the Same Time

I am a full-time analyst in a corporate industry and full-time law student in a Philippine law school. Definitely, juggling work and law studies is not the most recommended thing to do. However, for individuals like me, who self-support her studies and send her younger sibling to college, taking the full- time-student-only route is not […]

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Here is why you should not think that you are not enough!

Do note that love is beautifully terrifying. You may get wrecked at first, but that pain will make you grow. You may have questioned your worth the moment you were disposed, but eventually, you will understand why that part of your past had to leave. Perhaps, you were not just meant to be or whatever […]

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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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