The Weekend Lawyer

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Topnochers of the 2010 Philippine Bar Exams
on Mar 16, 2011 in Lists Bar Law Schools Roll of Attorneys 2010 New Lawyers Philippine Laws Philippines Topnochers News Bar Exams Lawyers Criminal Law Exams Law Students The top 10 bar examinees are:   1. Cesareo Antonio S. Singzon, Ateneo de Manila University, 89.000  2. Filemon Ray L. Javier, Ateneo de Manila University, 86.850  3. Paolo Carlo C. Tolentino, Arellano University, 86.800  4. Janette R. Ancog, Aten...

List of 2010 Philippine Bar Examination Passers
on Mar 16, 2011 in Lists Bar Law Schools Roll of Attorneys Work 2010 New Lawyers Philippines News Bar Exams Lawyers Criminal Law Exams Law Students Congratulations to those who passed 2010 September Bar Examinations! Here is the list: 1. ABAD, Charmee R .2. ABADA, Merlin I .3. ABARIENTOS, Ma. Theresa M .4. ABBAS, JR., Yusoph M .5. ABELLA, Charmian Maria F .6. ABELLA, Sheena Marie R .7. ABIERA-MO...

International Women’s Day: Part II (Laws Concerning Women)
on Mar 7, 2011 in Education related Laws on Women Lists Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006 Law Schools Philippine Agencies Philippine Laws Women Advocacy Laws on the Political Rights of Women Philippines Laws International Women's Day News Marriage and Family related Laws on Women Health and Social Welfare Laws on Women International Women's Month Lawyers Criminal Law Law Students In my previous post, It’s International Women’s Day Today, I have listed down the criminal laws relate to women and the laws affecting the girl-children. Here, I am continuing the list of laws concerning women, particularly in the field of health...

It’s International Women’s Day Today!
on Mar 7, 2011 in Lists Law Schools Philippine Agencies Philippine Laws Women Advocacy Philippines Laws International Women's Day Women and Children Concerns News Children International Women's Month Lawyers Criminal Law Law Students It’s International Women’s Month this March and every March 8, the world observes Women’s Day, as recognized by the United Nations since 1975 and in the Philippines, by enactment of a law on March 1, 1988 (Proclamation No. 224 entitled as “De...

Teen Shoots Girlfriend at School
on Mar 6, 2011 in Philippines R.A. 9344 Discernment News Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006 Children Philippine Laws Criminal Law Last Sunday, I was reading the Philippine Star when a news about a 17-year-old, who is a policeman’s son, shot his girlfriend in one of the classrooms at the Universidad de Manila caught my eye. (Read the rest of the news story here) They girl want...

Help for Victims: Hotline & Contact Info
on Mar 3, 2011 in Child Labor Lists Children in Armed Conflict Street Children Help Hotline Philippine Agencies Abandoned Abused Children Advocacy Neglected and Orphaned Children Philippines Out of School Youth Children Children Involved in Trafficking Children in Prostitution Children Involved in Drugs Criminal Law Here is a list of different government agencies that deal with children and young people: Abandoned, Neglected and Orphaned Children Commission on Filipinos OverseasCitigold Center, 1345 President Quirino Avenue corner Osmena Highway, 1007 Manila Cit...

Addicted to Eminem, the Greatest Hip-Hop MC
on Feb 21, 2011 in Music Addiction Law Schools Hip-Hop Art Weekend Eminem Law Students My infatuation with rap music revived when I came across Time Magazine’s All-Time 100 Albums and I was surprised to see in it Eminem’s Marshall Mathers LP. I was never a fan of his; never enjoyed Stan nor 8 Mile. I used to listen to other rap an...

A Sample of Child-Friendly Interview
on Oct 22, 2010 in TV Shows Lawyers Philippine Laws Weekend Criminal Law I started watching Criminal Minds a year ago because of the many investigative and forensic techniques that can be of use when you pursue a career as a criminal lawyer or a family lawyer. I noticed in many episodes where a child is involved in a case...

Interviewing Children Who are Victims/Witnesses of Crimes and Children Who are in Conflict with the Law
on Oct 22, 2010 in Philippines Women and Children Concerns Lawyers Philippine Laws Criminal Law Law Students In the discussion of child’s rights, particularly in the prevention of child abuse, when we say children we mean those who are considered minors or those who are no longer minors but who cannot fully take care of themselves from abuse, neglect, cru...

List of Criminal Laws Protecting Children from Sexual Exploitation and Sexual Abuse
on Oct 21, 2010 in Philippines Lists Laws Women and Children Concerns Work Lawyers Philippine Laws Law Students Here is a list of child abuse laws in the Philippines protecting children from all forms of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse: Provisions from the Revised Penal Code Acts of Lasciviousness (Art. 336 of the Revised Penal Code) Qualified Seduction...

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