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[ADMINISTRATORS] Local racists queried, "You are with a white guy who belongs to a master race?" I replied to them, "He is a postman not a postmaster!"
The Supreme Court has ruled to allow a Filipino lawyer who became a naturalized American citizen to re-acquire the privilege to practice law in the Philippines. The ruling has opened the door to Filipino lawyers with dual citizenship to practice law in the country. In a decision, the SC ruled upon the recommendation of … Continue reading Practice of Law by Dual Citizens Allowed in the Philippines
RA No. 9225 (AN ACT MAKING THE CITIZENSHIP OF PHILIPPINE CITIZENS WHO ACQUIRE FOREIGN CITIZENSHIP PERMANENT. AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE COMMONWEALTH ACT. NO. 63, AS AMENDED AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES) Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled: Section 1. Short Title – this act shall … Continue reading Dual Citizenship Law
On October 17, 2014, the President of Catholic Bishops' Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) called for the cessation of the use of the phrase "act of God" commonly written in contracts—especially insurance contracts—in law, and jurisprudence, noting that other terms such as "fortuitous events," "natural calamities," and "force majeure" can be … Continue reading Act of God
A federal judge sentenced defrocked television evangelist Jim Bakker to 45 years in prison and fined him $500,000 on Tuesday for perpetrating a "massive fraud" on the followers of his PTL ministry. U.S. District Judge Robert Potter, known here as "Maximum Bob" because of his stiff sentences, refused Bakker's plea to remain free pending … Continue reading Religious Fraud?
R.A. NO. 7581 (AN ACT PROVIDING PROTECTION TO CONSUMERS BY STABILIZING THE PRICES OF BASIC NECESSITIES AND PRIME COMMODITIES AND BY PRESCRIBING MEASURES AGAINST UNDUE PRICE INCREASES DURING EMERGENCY SITUATIONS AND LIKE OCCASIONS) states: Sec. 1. Short Title. - This Act shall be referred to as the "Price Act." Sec. 2. Declaration … Continue reading Price Law
In Reyes et al. v. Tolentino et al., G.R. No. 155227-28, February 9, 2011, the petitioners are lessees of three distinct and separate parcels of land owned by the respondents, located in the following addresses, to wit: Carmen Reyes, 1460 Velasquez, Tondo, Manila; for Amelia Mar, 479 Perla, Tondo, Manila; and for Emiliana Pea, 1461 … Continue reading Rent Control Law
In QUERY OF ATTY. KAREN M. SILVERIO-BUFFE, FORMER Clerk of Court – BRANCH 81, ROMBLON, ROMBLON – ON THE PROHIBITION FROM ENGAGING IN THE PRIVATE PRACTICE OF LAW, A.M. No. 08-6-352-RTC, August 19, 2009, Considering Atty. Buffe’s ready admission of violating Section 7(b)(2), the principle of res ipsa loquitur finds application, making her administratively liable … Continue reading Res Ipsa Loquitor in Administrative Cases
Res ipsa loquitur is the Latin for "the thing speaks for itself". Res ipsa loquitur is not a rigid or ordinary doctrine to be perfunctorily used but a rule to be cautiously applied, depending upon the circumstances of each case. It is generally restricted to situations in malpractice cases where a layman is able to … Continue reading Res Ipsa Loquitor in Negligence Cases