if he will start law practice immediately.d)
if more than one (1) year remains of the complianceperiod.
What is the purpose of MCLE?a)
conform with the requirements of international
provide a venue to improve fraternal relations amonglawyers.c)
keep abreast with law and jurisprudence and to maintain theethical standards of the profession.d)
supplement legal knowledge due to substandard lawschools. ·
Aga was appointed as Treasurer by the IBP President with theapproval of the Board of Governors for a term coterminous withthat of the President. A year thereafter, Atty. Aga ran as BarangayChairman of their place, and took a leave of absence for two (2)weeks to campaign. May
Aga re-assume as Treasurer after hisleave of absence?a)
since he lost
because he was deemed resigned upon filing of hiscertificate of candidacy.c)
because his position as Treasurer is coterminous with thePresident of the I
because he should first seek the approval of the IBP Boardof Governors before running as
was assigned to defend X who isaccused of Slight Physical Injury before the MTC of a far-flung town.During the trial,
behalf of thecomplainant.
Magtanggol objected to his appearance sincethe policeman is not a member of the
a) The objection is valid.
should be the public prosecutor whoshould prosecute the criminal action.b)
just afraid that his client may be convictedthrough the efforts of a non-lawyer.c)
the courts of a municipality, a party may conduct his litigation
person or with the aid of
agent or friend.d) If a public prosecutor is not available, at least a privateprosecutor who must be a lawyer should be designated.
Bong Tupak, a second year law student, was charged
the RTC forForcible Abduction with Rape. Having knowledge of criminal lawand procedure, he dismissed the counsel de oficio assigned andappeared for himself.
asserted that there was lack of force.Eventually, the RTC found him guilty of Consented Abduction andimposed the penalty. Bong Tupak now assails the decision , saying