2009 Bar Examination Results – 1,451 out of 5,903 pass the Bar

March 26, 2010

Associate Justice Antonio Eduardo Nachura, the Chairman of the 2009 Bar Examinations announced today that a total of 1,451 bar examinees out of 5,903 passed the 2009 Bar Examinations held last September. This represents a 24.58 percent passing rate. The passing percentage for this year was higher compared to last year’s 20.58 percent or 1,310 out […]


Supreme Court: GMA can appoint next Chief Justice

March 18, 2010

In a 9-1-3 decision, the Supreme Court declared yesterday that President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo can appoint the next Chief Justice upon retirement of Chief Justice Reynato Puno on May 17, 2010. The Decision stemmed from the question on whether an incumbent President can appoint Chief Justice Puno’s successor, considering that Section 15, Article VII (Executive […]