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Judicial Ethics

Commission on Elections vs Tomas Noynay

292 SCRA 264 – Legal Ethics – Duty of Lawyers To Properly Quote The Supreme Court Judicial Ethics – Duty of the Judge to be Studious of the Principles of Law […]

April 3, 2015

Francisco Chavez vs Public Estates Authority (May 2003)

403 SCRA 1 – Legal Ethics – Judicial Ethics – Inhibition; Supreme Court Justice In July 2002, Amari Coastal Bay Development Corporation lost a case (PEA-Amari Scandal) before the Supreme Court […]

December 18, 2014

Atty. Conrado Gandeza, Jr. vs Judge Maria Clarita Tabin

Legal Ethics – Judicial Ethics – Conduct of Judges – Impropriety In November 2007, the cars of Atty. Conrado Gandeza, Jr. and Paul Casuga collided with each other. Later at […]

March 23, 2014

Noryn Tan vs Judge Clarita Tabin

Remedial Law – Summary Procedure – Warrant of Arrest – Notice to the Accused Legal Ethics – Judicial Ethics – Abuse of Authority In 2006, a criminal case was filed […]

March 8, 2014

In Re: Plagiarism Charges Against Justice Mariano Del Castillo (2011)

Legal Ethics – Duty of Counsel To Cite Law/Jurisprudence Without Alteration The Malaya Lolas received an adverse decision in the case Vinuya vs Romulo decided by the Supreme Court on […]

October 12, 2012

People of the Philippines vs George Daeng

49 SCRA 221 – Legal Ethics – Appointment of Counsel de Oficio Daeng and three other were prisoners in the New Bilibid Prison. They were accused of killing another inmate […]

September 25, 2012

Atty. Gaudencio Urbina vs Judge Maximo Maceren

57 SCRA 403 – Legal Ethics – Lawyer owes fidelity to the courts Atty. Urbina and one Atty. Vedasto Gesmundo lost a case filed in the sala of Judge Maceren. […]

September 16, 2012

Anonymous vs Jennifer Velarde-Laolao

Judicial Ethics – Simple Neglect – Civil Service An anonymous letter-complaint was sent by the employees of the Supreme Court based in Davao to then Chief Justice Davide apprising him […]

August 15, 2012