Mar 10

2009 Bar Examination Results

The seal of the Supreme Court. Grabbed from Wikipedia.

Culled from the Supreme Court website, here is the list of those who passed the 2009 bar examinations.

Only 1,451 out of 5,903 examinees passed the examinations.

Congratulations to the following new lawyers: Continue reading →

Dec 09

Full Text: Supreme Court decision extending voter registration until 9 January 2010

kabataanpartylist2010In a decision promulgated and announced today, the Supreme Court granted the petition of Kabataan Partylist Rep. Raymond Palatino and several new voters and national youth organizations to compel the Commission on Elections to extend the voter registration until January 9, 2010 as provided for by law.

The court decision is “immediately executory”.

This is clearly a victory for new voters and Kabataan Partylist, and a slap on the face of the Comelec which has refused to abide by the law and illegally shortened the period of registration by 70 days.

Below is the full text of the Supreme Court decision: Continue reading →