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Syllabus for 2023 Bar Exams

Syllabus for the 2023 Philippine Bar Exams. Official Syllabus will be released by the Supreme Court. NOTE: All Bar candidates should be guided that only laws, rules, issuances, and jurisprudence pertinent to the topics in this syllabus as of June 30, 2022 are examinable materials within the coverage of the 2023 Bar Examinations.

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156 examinees pass 2022 Shari’ah Bar Examinations

One hundred and fifty-six out of 532 examinees (29.66%) passed the 2022 Special Shari’ah Bar Examinations held last March 20 and 22 at the University of the Philippines in Diliman, the Supreme Court, through the Office of the Bar Confidant (OBC), announced on July 26, 2022. According to 2022 Special Shari’ah Bar Examinations Chairperson Macrina […]

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September 2023 Bar Exams: compressed in 3 days, reduced coverage, lesser testing sites

The 2023 Philippine Bar Exams will be held sometime in September 2023, compressed in 3 days, reduced coverage, and lesser testing sites. This was disclosed by Supreme Court Associate Justice Ramon Paul L. Hernando, Chairperson of the 2023 Bar Examinations and Chairperson of the Court’s Committee on Bar Reforms, in his message during a meeting […]

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Mandatory statutory benefits and privileges of PWD and Senior Citizens on purchases through online, phone, SMS

Guidelines on the provision of the mandatory statutory benefits and privileges of the Senior Citizens (SC) and Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) on their purchases through online (e-commerce) and phone call/SMS were issued by the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) along with other government agencies – a joint memorandum circular (JMC) specifying the guidelines on […]

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SC Calls for #GetThatBAR2022 Personnel in 14 Testing Centers

Media Release from the Office of the Bar Confidant, July 18, 2022 Similar to the 2020/21 Bar Examinations, the 2022 Bar Examinations will also be both digitalized and localized in its modality. The current plan is to hold the Bar Examinations in November 2022, simultaneously in fourteen (14) Local Testing Centers (LTC) nationwide. The specific […]

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Bill to amend Revised Penal Code and decriminalize libel

ACT Teachers Party-list, GABRIELA Women’s Party, and KABATAAN Party-list file House Bill 1769 on July 16 seeking to amend Revised Penal Code and decriminalize libel Republic of the PhilippinesHOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVESBatasan Hills, Quezon City NINETEENTH CONGRESSFirst Regular Session HOUSE BILL No, 1769 Introduced by ACT Teachers Party-List Rep. FRANCE L. CASTRO, GABRIELA Women’s Party Rep. […]

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The Revised Model Curriculum of the Basic Law Program

LEB Memorandum Order NoIn line with the authority granted to the Legal Education Board (LEB) by Republic Act No. 7662 entitled the “Legal Education Reform Act of 1993” to prescribe basic curricula for a law course, and the corresponding Resolution of the Board En Banc dated 29 June 2021 the Revised Model Curriculum for the […]

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Expanded Solo Parents Welfare Act (Republic Act No. 11861)

The Expanded Solo Parents Welfare Act (Republic Act No. 11861) which grants more benefits to single parents, has lapsed into law on June 4, 2022. The Expanded Act provides solo parents with additional work leave, scholarship and cash subsidy, and priority status in government low-cost housing projects.

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Full List of 2020/21 Bar Exams Passers

8,241 out of 11,402 examinees (72.28%) who completed the 2020/21 bar exam passed.

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Rules on Expedited Procedures in the First Level Courts