The Supreme Court (SC) has admonished a La Union regional trial court (RTC) judge “to be more circumspect in his professional and personal dealings in social media” for posting on his Facebook account photos showing him half-dressed and revealing his tattoos on his upper body.
The SC also approved the new procedural rules for first-level courts that allows notices to be served through mobile phone calls, SMS, or instant messaging software applications. Aside from Microsoft Teams, the rules also now allow the use of alternative platforms or instant messaging applications with video call features, under certain conditions.
Supreme Court (SC) chief justice Alexander G. Gesmundo said that “technology will play a very significant role in the administration of justice” during the Virtual Convention of the Philippine Trial Judges League Inc. (PTJLI) on Friday, Dec. 17.
Supreme Court (SC) chief justice Alexander G. Gesmundo has criticized the excessive emphasis of law schools and the public in general on the Bar examinations, which he said is taking the focus away from competent legal practice.
Emphasizing the adoption of the “Dominancy Test” and the abandonment of the “Holistic Test” in evaluating trademark resemblance, the Supreme Court (SC) vote unanimously to reject the “kolin” trademark application filed by Kolin Philippines International, Inc. (KPII) for its television and DVD players.