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Next year, the Philippine bar exam will feature multiple choice questions. This doesn’t mean that the questions are easier. They’re just different. They can be much more difficult than the usual short essay question. But the task of making up … Continue reading
It has been held that malice is the essence of the the crime of libel. Important pointers follow. Define malice in a libel action. Malice connotes ill will or spite and speaks not in response to duty but merely to … Continue reading
When is truth a sufficient defense in libel?
The format of the bar exams comes with many changes for 2011. The changes are summarized by the Supreme Court on its website. Two parts – MCQ and essay The most important change is the use of multiple-choice questions (MCQ), … Continue reading
For law school graduates preparing to take the Philippine bar exam, some common questions are: How do I start? How do I organize my notes and thinking? What should I memorize? How should I practice writing an essay answer to … Continue reading
The 2011 bar exam has a welcome feature. It aims to exclude “trivia” type questions by giving examinees an idea of the actual coverage through a “syllabus.” (Please click on the bar subject in the link to see the particular … Continue reading
“Plagiarism is wholly intolerable in the practice of law.” – Matthew Mirow at Lexis-Nexis. Mirow’s point seems to be that it’s because it’s dishonest. I believe this to be a bit simplistic. It must be because without authority or source, … Continue reading