2022 Bar Exam

Remedial & Legal Ethics - Part 1

FIRST LEVEL COURTS

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1 - General Principles

A. Substantive law vs. remedial law
B. Rule-making power of the Supreme Court
C. Principle of judicial hierarchy
D. Doctrine of non-interference/judicial stability
E. Jurisdiction

2 - Civil Procedure

A. General provisions (Rule 1)
B. Cause of action (Rule 2)
C. Parties to civil actions (Rule 3)
D. Venue (Rule 4)
E. Pleadings
F. Filing and service of pleadings, judgments, final orders, and resolutions
G. Summons
H. Motions
I. Dismissal of Actions
J. Pre-trial (Rule 18)
K. Intervention (Rule 19)
L. Calendar of Cases (Rule 20)
M. Subpoena (Rule 21)
N. Computation of time (Rule 22)
O. Modes of discovery
P. Trial (Rule 30)
Q. Consolidation or severance (Rule 31)
R. Demurrer to Evidence (Rule 33)
S. Judgments and final orders
T. Motion for New Trial or Reconsideration
U. Execution, satisfaction, and effect of judgments (Rule 39)

3 - Provisional Remedies

A. Nature, purpose, and jurisdiction over provisional remedies
B. Preliminary attachment (Rule 57)
C. Preliminary injunction (Rule 58)
D. Receivership (Rule 59)
E. Replevin (Rule 60)

4 - Special Civil Actions

A. Jurisdiction and venue
B. Interpleader (Rule 62)
C. Declaratory relief and similar remedies (Rule 63)
D. Prohibition, Certiorari, and Mandamus
E. Quo warranto (Rule 66)
F. Expropriation
G. Foreclosure of real estate mortgage
H. Partition (Rule 69)
I. Forcible entry and unlawful detainer
J. Contempt (Rule 71)

5 - Special Proceedings...

A. Settlement of estate of deceased persons
B. Escheat (Rule 91)
C. Guardianship
D. Writ of Habeas Corpus
E. Change of name (Rule 103)
F. Cancellation or Correction of entries in the Civil Registry (Rule 108)
G. Clerical error law (RA 9048)
H. Writ of Amparo (A.M. No. 07-9-12-SC)
I. Writ of Habeas Data (A.M. No. 08-1-16-SC)
J. Rules of Procedure on Environmental Cases (A.M. No. 09-6-8- SC)

6 - Criminal Procedure

A. General matters
B. Prosecution of offenses (Rule 110)
C. Prosecution of civil action (Rule 111)
D. Preliminary Investigation
E. Arrest (Rule 113)
F. Bail (Rule 114)
G. Arraignment and plea (Rule 116)
H. Motion to quash (Rule 117)
I. Pre-trial (Rule 118)
J. Trial (Rule 119)
K. Judgment (Rule 120)
L. Motion for New Trial or Reconsideration (121)
M. Search and seizure (Rule 126)
N. Provisional remedies in criminal cases (Rule 127)
O. Revised Guidelines on Continuous Trial (A.M. No. 15-06-10- SC)
P. The Rule on Cybercrime Warrants (A.M. No. 17-11-03-SC)

7 - Evidence

A. General concepts
B. Admissibility
C. Object (Real) Evidence (Rule 130, A)
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D. Documentary Evidence (Rule 130, B)
E. Testimonial Evidence (Rule 130, C)
F. Burden of proof and presumptions (Rule 131)
G. Presentation of evidence (Rule 132)
H. Judicial Affidavit Rule (A.M. No. 12-8-8-SC)
I. Weight and sufficiency of evidence (Rule 133)
J. Rules on Electronic Evidence (A.M. No. 01-7-01-SC)

2022 Bar Exam

Remedial & Legal Ethics - Part 2

APPELLATE PRACTICE, PROCEDURE IN THE COURT OF APPEALS, COURT OF TAX APPEALS, AND THE SUPREME COURT

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1 - Appeals; General Principles

A. Nature of the right to appeal
B. Judgments and final orders subject to appeal
C. Matters not appealable; available remedies
D. Doctrine of finality/immutability of judgment; exceptions

2 - Post-Judgment Remedies...

A. Petition for relief from judgment (Rule 38)
B. Annulments of judgment by the Court of Appeals (Rule 47)
C. Collateral attack on judgments, when proper
D. Rule 65 as a remedy from judgment

3 - Appeals in Civil Procedure...

A. Rule 40 – Appeal from Municipal Trial Courts to the Regional Trial Courts
B. Rule 41 – Appeal from the Regional Trial Courts
C. Rule 42 – Petition for Review from the Regional Trial Courts to the Court of Appeals
D. Rule 43 – Appeals from the Court of Tax Appeals, Civil Service Commission, and Quasi-Judicial Agencies
E. Rule 45 – Appeals by Certiorari to the Supreme Court
F. Rule 64 – Review of judgments or final orders of the Commission on Audit and the Commission on Elections
G. Dismissal, reinstatement, and withdrawal of appeal

4 - Appeals in Criminal Cases...

A. Rule 122
B. Appeals from the Office of the Ombudsman
C. Appeals from resolutions of the Office of the City Prosecutor
D. Appeals from the Sandiganbayan

5 - Procedure in Tax Cases

A. Tax Remedies under the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as amended
B. Tax Remedies under the Local Government Code of 1991
C. The Court of Tax Appeals

6 - Procedure in the Court of Appeals

A. Rule 44 – Ordinary Appealed Cases
B. Rule 46 – Original Cases
C. Rule 47 – Annulment of Judgments or Final Orders and
Resolutions
D. Rule 50 – Dismissal of Appeal
E. Rule 51 – Judgment; harmless error
F. Rule 53 – New Trial

7 - Procedure in the Supreme Court

A. Rule 56-A – Original Cases
B. Rule 56-B – Appealed Cases

2022 Bar Exam

Part 3 - Legal Ethics

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