No “MERCI” – Ombudsman Impeached

March 22, 2011

After marathon debates lasting until early morning and a vote of 212-46, the House of Representatives overwhelmingly impeached Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez paving the way for her trial at the Senate. The lower house, in effect, found probable cause against Gutierrez and approved the seven-page House Resolution No. 1089 containing the six articles of impeachment. Gutierrez […]


982 New Lawyers – 2010 Bar Exam Results

March 17, 2011

The results of the 2010 Bar Examinations were released today by the Supreme Court and a total of 982 out of 4,847 examinees successfully hurdled the exams. The passing percentage is 20.26% which is lower than last year’s 24.58%. It is also the second lowest passing percentage in the past decade. This year’s topnotcher was Cesareo Antonio […]