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BACHELOR OF LAWS
Curriculum Year : 2012
First Year, 1st Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
7801 LW111 PERSONS AND FAMILY RELATIONS 4
7802 LW110 CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 1 3
7803 LW112 CRIMINAL LAW 1 3
7810 LW116 STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION 2
7920 LW128 LEGAL RESEARCH 2
7914 LW127A LEGAL WRITING 2
Total Units : 16
First Year, 2nd Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
7813 LW121 OBLIGATIONS AND CONTRACTS 5 7801
7817 LW123A CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 2 3 7802
7830 LW122B CRIMINAL LAW II 4 7803
7966 LW130 LEGAL TECHNIQUE AND LOGIC 2
7967 LW131 BASIC LEGAL ETHICS 3
Total Units : 17
Second Year, 1st Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
7825 LW211 PROPERTY 4 7813
7833 LW215 SALES 2 7813
7882 LW216A CRIMINAL PROCEDURE 3 7803, 7830
7884 LW210B LABOR I 3
7968 LW230 AGRARIAN LAW & SOCIAL LEGISLATION 2
7851 LW225 LAND TITLE AND DEEDS 2 7802, 7817
7969 LW231 HUMAN RIGHTS LAW 2 7817
7970 LW431A NATURAL RESOURCES & ENVIRONMENTAL LAW 3
Total Units : 21
Second Year, 2nd Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
7856 LW228 NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS LAW 3 7813
7860 LW311A CIVIL PROCEDURE 4 7813, 7801, 7803, 7830, 7882, 7825, 7833
7894 LW210C LABOR II 3 7884
7845 LW222 CREDIT TRANSACTIONS 3 7813
7971 LW223A ADMINISTRATIVE AND ELECTION LAWS 2 7802, 7817
7972 LW229A PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW 3 7802, 7817
7947 LW103 ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION 2 7966
Total Units : 20
Third Year, 1st Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
7864 LW313A SUCCESSION 4 7801
7865 LW314 TAXATION 1 3 7802, 7817
7831 LW214 INSURANCE 2 7813
7898 LW419 LEGAL MEDICINE 1
7893 LW414 CONFLICT OF LAWS 2 7813, 7801, 7825
7973 LW227A AGENCY, TRUST AND PARTNERSHIP 3 7813
7854 LW226A TRANSPORTATION 2 7813
8513 LW300 ELECTIVE/PRACTICUM 2
Electives :
7979 LW441 ADMIRALITY
7980 LW442 ADVANCED CONSTITUTIONAL LAW SEMINAR
7981 LW443 ADVANCED LEGAL WRITING
7982 LW444 ADVANCED TAXATION
7983 LW445 APPELATE PRACTICE AND BRIEF MAKING
7984 LW446 ARBITRATION SEMINAR
7985 LW447 BANKING LAWS
7986 LW448 CLINICAL LEGAL EDUCATION
7987 LW449 COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
7988 LW450 COMPUTERS FOR LAWYERS
8501 LW469 CONTRACT DRAFTING
7989 LW451 CONSUMER PROTECTION
7990 LW452 COPYRIGHT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
7991 LW453 CORPORATE PRACTICE
7992 LW454 CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
7993 LW455 CUSTOMS AND TARIFF LAWS
7994 LW456 FORENSICS
7995 LW457 PROVISIONAL REMEDIES
7996 LW458 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW
7997 LW459 INVESTMENT LAWS OF THE PHILIPPINES
7998 LW460 JURISDICTION
7999 LW461 LAW ON PUBLIC CORPORATION
7999 LW427B LABOR LAW & SOCIAL LEGISLATION REVIEW
8502 LW462 LEGAL ACCOUNTING
8503 LW463 PRACTICUM 1
8504 LW464 PRACTICUM 2
8505 LW465 PRACTRICUM 3
8506 LW466 PRACTICUM 4
8507 LW467 PRACTICUM 5
8508 LW468 PRACTICUM 6
8509 LW470 REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS
8510 LW471 SECURITIES ACT & SECURITIES EXCHANGE COMM
8511 LW472 SPECIAL PENAL LAWS
8512 LW473 TRAIL TECHNIQUE
7874 LW317 ELECTION LAWS
7943 LW434 HUMAN RIGHTS WOMEN/CHILDREN
8520 LW474 CYBER CRIME LAW
8521 LW475 ENG ORAL & WRITTEN PROF FOR LAW STUDENTS
Total Units : 19
Third Year, 2nd Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
7929 LW321A CORPORATION LAW 4 7813
7879 LW325 EVIDENCE 4 7860, 7882
7877 LW324 TAXATION LAW 2 3 7801, 7825, 7864, 7865
7875 LW323 SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS 2 7882, 7860
7961 LW329B LEGAL FORMS 2 7973, 7813, 7825, 7831, 7833, 7851, 7856, 7845
7829 LW213 TORTS AND DAMAGES 2 7813
7975 LW320A PROBLEM AREAS IN LEGAL ETHICS 3 7967
Total Units : 20
Fourth Year, 1st Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
7932 LW420A REMEDIAL LAW REVIEW I 3 7860
7887 LW411 CIVIL LAW REVIEW 1 4 7801, 7825, 7864
7890 LW412A CRIMINAL LAW REVIEW 4 7803, 7830
7913 LW427 LABOR LAW REVIEW 2 7884, 7894, 7968
7976 LW410A CONSTITUTIONAL LAW REVIEW 4 7802, 7817, 7971
7895 LW415 PRACTICE COURT 1 2 7860, 7882, 7879, 7875, 7961
8513 LW300 ELECTIVE/PRACTICUM 2
Electives :
7874 LW317 ELECTION LAWS
7943 LW434 HUMAN RIGHTS WOMEN/CHILDREN
8520 LW474 CYBER CRIME LAW
8521 LW475 ENG ORAL & WRITTEN PROF FOR LAW STUDENTS
7979 LW441 ADMIRALITY
7980 LW442 ADVANCED CONSTITUTIONAL LAW SEMINAR
7981 LW443 ADVANCED LEGAL WRITING
7982 LW444 ADVANCED TAXATION
7983 LW445 APPELATE PRACTICE AND BRIEF MAKING
7984 LW446 ARBITRATION SEMINAR
7985 LW447 BANKING LAWS
7986 LW448 CLINICAL LEGAL EDUCATION
7987 LW449 COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
7988 LW450 COMPUTERS FOR LAWYERS
8501 LW469 CONTRACT DRAFTING
7989 LW451 CONSUMER PROTECTION
7990 LW452 COPYRIGHT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
7991 LW453 CORPORATE PRACTICE
7992 LW454 CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
7993 LW455 CUSTOMS AND TARIFF LAWS
7994 LW456 FORENSICS
7995 LW457 PROVISIONAL REMEDIES
7996 LW458 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW
7997 LW459 INVESTMENT LAWS OF THE PHILIPPINES
7998 LW460 JURISDICTION
7999 LW461 LAW ON PUBLIC CORPORATION
7999 LW427B LABOR LAW & SOCIAL LEGISLATION REVIEW
8502 LW462 LEGAL ACCOUNTING
8503 LW463 PRACTICUM 1
8504 LW464 PRACTICUM 2
8505 LW465 PRACTRICUM 3
8506 LW466 PRACTICUM 4
8507 LW467 PRACTICUM 5
8508 LW468 PRACTICUM 6
8509 LW470 REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS
8510 LW471 SECURITIES ACT & SECURITIES EXCHANGE COMM
8511 LW472 SPECIAL PENAL LAWS
8512 LW473 TRAIL TECHNIQUE
Total Units : 21
Fourth Year, 2nd Semester
Subj No. Subj Code Description Units Pre-requisites Co-requisites
7935 LW423A REMEDIAL LAW REVIEW II 3 7932, 7882, 7875, 7879
7936 LW421A CIVIL LAW REVIEW II 3 7829, 7833, 7887, 7813
7910 LW428 COMMERCIAL LAW REVIEW 4 7845, 7854, 7973, 7929, 7831, 7856
7978 LW316A LEGAL COUNSELING AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY 2
7909 LW425 PRACTICE COURT 2 2 7895
7948 LW200 ELECTIVE 2
Electives :
7983 LW445 APPELATE PRACTICE AND BRIEF MAKING
7984 LW446 ARBITRATION SEMINAR
7985 LW447 BANKING LAWS
7986 LW448 CLINICAL LEGAL EDUCATION
7987 LW449 COLLECTIVE BARGAINING
7988 LW450 COMPUTERS FOR LAWYERS
8501 LW469 CONTRACT DRAFTING
7989 LW451 CONSUMER PROTECTION
7990 LW452 COPYRIGHT AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
7991 LW453 CORPORATE PRACTICE
7992 LW454 CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM
7993 LW455 CUSTOMS AND TARIFF LAWS
7994 LW456 FORENSICS
7995 LW457 PROVISIONAL REMEDIES
7996 LW458 INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW
7997 LW459 INVESTMENT LAWS OF THE PHILIPPINES
7998 LW460 JURISDICTION
8512 LW473 TRAIL TECHNIQUE
8502 LW462 LEGAL ACCOUNTING
7979 LW441 ADMIRALITY
7981 LW443 ADVANCED LEGAL WRITING
7874 LW317 ELECTION LAWS
7943 LW434 HUMAN RIGHTS WOMEN/CHILDREN
8520 LW474 CYBER CRIME LAW
8521 LW475 ENG ORAL & WRITTEN PROF FOR LAW STUDENTS
7980 LW442 ADVANCED CONSTITUTIONAL LAW SEMINAR
7982 LW444 ADVANCED TAXATION
8509 LW470 REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS
8510 LW471 SECURITIES ACT & SECURITIES EXCHANGE COMM
8511 LW472 SPECIAL PENAL LAWS
8503 LW463 PRACTICUM 1
8504 LW464 PRACTICUM 2
8505 LW465 PRACTRICUM 3
8506 LW466 PRACTICUM 4
8507 LW467 PRACTICUM 5
8508 LW468 PRACTICUM 6
7900 LW418 TAX LAW REVIEW 2 7877, 7865
Total Units : 18

Professional Course Subjects


LW227A - AGENCY, TRUST AND PARTNERSHIP Credits: 3

Course Title: AGENCY, TRUST AND PARTNERSHIP
Course Code LW227A
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A course combining the laws on Agency (Title X), Partnership (Title IX) and Trusts (Title V) of the Civil Code.

LW230 - AGRARIAN LAW & SOCIAL LEGISLATION Credits: 2

Course Title: AGRARIAN LAW & SOCIAL LEGISLATION
Course Code LW230
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A study of Presidential Decree No. 27, the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program and related laws and regulations, and the Special Security Act and the Government Service Insurance Act.

LW103 - ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION Credits: 2

Course Title: ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION
Course Code LW103
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A study of Republic Act No. 9285, the Alternative Dispute Resolution Act of 2004 including its Implementing Rules and Regulations; rules in Mediation, Conciliation and Arbitration.

LW131 - BASIC LEGAL ETHICS Credits: 3

Course Title: BASIC LEGAL ETHICS
Course Code LW131
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A course that focuses on the canons of legal ethics involving the duties and responsibilities of the lawyer with respect to the public or society, the bar or legal profession, the courts and client.

LW411 - CIVIL LAW REVIEW 1 Credits: 4

Course Title: CIVIL LAW REVIEW 1
Course Code LW411
Credit Units 4 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A general integration of the principles in civil law covering the effects and application of laws, the law on Human Relations, Persons and Family Relations, Property, Ownership and its Modification, the Different Modes of Acquiring Ownership, including Succession; Pertinent provisions of special laws are also reviewed.

LW311A - CIVIL PROCEDURE Credits: 4

Course Title: CIVIL PROCEDURE
Course Code LW311A
Credit Units 4 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A study of the law on jurisdiction of courts in civil actions and Rules 1 to 71 of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure. These rules cover ordinary Civil Actions, Provisional Remedies and Special Civil Actions. The study of the rules is supplemented by a study of applicable jurisprudence.

LW428 - COMMERCIAL LAW REVIEW Credits: 4

Course Title: COMMERCIAL LAW REVIEW
Course Code LW428
Credit Units 4 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A comprehensive survey and review of the laws on partnership, agency, trusts, corporations, securities, secured transactions, negotiable instruments, insurance and transportation, and other related subjects.

LW414 - CONFLICT OF LAWS Credits: 2

Course Title: CONFLICT OF LAWS
Course Code LW414
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A course dealing with legal transactions with emphasis on the choice of law, including problems on jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments.

LW110 - CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 1 Credits: 3

Course Title: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 1
Course Code LW110
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A survey and evaluation of basic principles dealing with the structure of the Philippine Government.

LW123A - CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 2 Credits: 3

Course Title: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 2
Course Code LW123A
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A comprehensive study of the Constitution, the bill of rights and judicial review of the acts affecting them.

LW410A - CONSTITUTIONAL LAW REVIEW Credits: 4

Course Title: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW REVIEW
Course Code LW410A
Credit Units 4 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A general survey of constitutional law, including political law, administrative law, law on public officers and other related subjects

LW321A - CORPORATION LAW Credits: 4

Course Title: CORPORATION LAW
Course Code LW321A
Credit Units 4 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A study of the Corporation Code and other special laws governing private corporations, including foreign corporations and the concept of doing business in the Philippines. The course includes in-depth analysis of the applicable common law and commercial principles underlying the various relationships in the corporate setting, with emphasis on the corporation being a medium for business enterprise and a means of providing for the equity investment market. The course includes the study of the pertinent provisions of The Securities Regulation Code.

LW222 - CREDIT TRANSACTIONS Credits: 3

Course Title: CREDIT TRANSACTIONS
Course Code LW222
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A study of the laws governing loans and deposits, including mortgages, pledge, antichresis, guaranty, sureties and other securities or collaterals

LW112 - CRIMINAL LAW 1 Credits: 3

Course Title: CRIMINAL LAW 1
Course Code LW112
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A detailed examination into the characteristics of criminal law, the nature of felonies, stages of execution, circumstances affecting criminal liability, persons criminally liable; the extent and extinction of criminal liability as well as the understanding of penalties in criminal law, their nature and theories, classes, crimes, habitual delinquency, juvenile delinquency, the Indeterminate Sentence Law and the Probation Law. The course covers Articles 1-113 of the Revised Penal Code and related laws.

LW122B - CRIMINAL LAW II Credits: 4

Course Title: CRIMINAL LAW II
Course Code LW122B
Credit Units 4 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A comprehensive appraisal of specific felonies penalized in Book II of the Revised Penal Code, as amended, their nature, elements and corresponding penalties

LW412A - CRIMINAL LAW REVIEW Credits: 4

Course Title: CRIMINAL LAW REVIEW
Course Code LW412A
Credit Units 4 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A general review of the Revised Penal Code with its latest amendments, as well as the other relevant penal statutes including pertinent jurisprudence.

LW216A - CRIMINAL PROCEDURE Credits: 3

Course Title: CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
Course Code LW216A
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A study of the procedural rules governing the trial and disposition of criminal cases in court including jurisdiction of courts in criminal cases.

LW475 - ENG ORAL & WRITTEN PROF FOR LAW STUDENTS Credits: 2

Course Title: ENG ORAL & WRITTEN PROF FOR LAW STUDENTS
Course Code LW475
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A study of Republic Act No. 9285, the Alternative Dispute Resolution Act of 2004 including its Implementing Rules and Regulations; rules in Mediation, Conciliation and Arbitration.

LW325 - EVIDENCE Credits: 4

Course Title: EVIDENCE
Course Code LW325
Credit Units 4 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A course which looks into the rules of presentation, admissibility, and weight and sufficiency of evidence, including burden of proof and presumptions.

LW231 - HUMAN RIGHTS LAW Credits: 2

Course Title: HUMAN RIGHTS LAW
Course Code LW231
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description Study focused on the aspects of protecting, defending and seeking redress for violations of human rights in the Philippines.

LW214 - INSURANCE Credits: 2

Course Title: INSURANCE
Course Code LW214
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A study of the Insurance Code and related laws, including the concept and function of insurance, the nature of the insurance contract, insurable interest, special forms of insurance and government regulations of the insurance business.

LW210B - LABOR I Credits: 3

Course Title: LABOR I
Course Code LW210B
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description An introduction to Philippine Labor Laws and covers the Preliminary Title, Pre-Employment (Book I) and Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipino Act (R.A. 8042); Book II on Human Resources Development, and The TESDA Law (R.A. 7796) and the Magna Carta for Disabled Persons (R.A. 7277); Book III on Conditions of Employment, including the special law on 13th month pay, paternity leave, protection and welfare of women workers, sexual harassment, and child abuse; Book IV on Health, safety and Social Welfare Benefits, including the law on the Social Security System, the Government Service Insurance System, and PhilHealth.

LW210C - LABOR II Credits: 3

Course Title: LABOR II
Course Code LW210C
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description Study of the general principles of the Labor Code, Book V of the Labor Code on Labor Relations, governing areas on government machinery, Labor organizations, unfair Labor practices, representation issue; collective bargaining and administration agreements, grievance machinery and voluntary arbitration, lockouts, strikes and other concerted activities; Book VI on Post-Employment, covering areas such as classes of employees, termination of employment and retirement; Book VII on penal provisions of the Labor Code and prescription of actions and claims.

LW427 - LABOR LAW REVIEW Credits: 2

Course Title: LABOR LAW REVIEW
Course Code LW427
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A general review of all labor laws and related jurisprudence.

LW225 - LAND TITLE AND DEEDS Credits: 2

Course Title: LAND TITLE AND DEEDS
Course Code LW225
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The system and method of registration of real property under Act 496 as amended by P.D. No. 1529 otherwise known as The Land Registration Decree including registration under Cadastral Law. It also includes registration of deeds involving registered property.

LW316A - LEGAL COUNSELING AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY Credits: 2

Course Title: LEGAL COUNSELING AND SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Course Code LW316A
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description An introduction to the art and technique of legal counseling as well as consideration of the responsibilities of the lawyer as counselor.

LW329B - LEGAL FORMS Credits: 2

Course Title: LEGAL FORMS
Course Code LW329B
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A course which trains students in the drafting of various legal documents and deeds, as well as judicial pleadings and briefs.

LW419 - LEGAL MEDICINE Credits: 1

Course Title: LEGAL MEDICINE
Course Code LW419
Credit Units 1 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description An overview of the principles relating to medico-legal cases, including the procedure of presenting and examining a medical expert witness.

LW128 - LEGAL RESEARCH Credits: 2

Course Title: LEGAL RESEARCH
Course Code LW128
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The course will introduce structures to the methodology of legal research and the preparation of legal opinions, memoranda, or expository or critical paper on any subject approved by the faculty member teaching it.

LW130 - LEGAL TECHNIQUE AND LOGIC Credits: 2

Course Title: LEGAL TECHNIQUE AND LOGIC
Course Code LW130
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A course on the methods of reasoning, syllogisms, arguments and expositions, deductions, the truth table demonstrating invalidity and inconsistency of arguments. It also includes the logical organization of legal language and logical testing of judicial reasoning.

LW127A - LEGAL WRITING Credits: 2

Course Title: LEGAL WRITING
Course Code LW127A
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description An introduction of legal writing techniques; it involves applied legal bibliography, case digesting and reporting analysis, legal reasoning and preparation of legal opinions or memoranda

LW431A - NATURAL RESOURCES & ENVIRONMENTAL LAW Credits: 3

Course Title: NATURAL RESOURCES & ENVIRONMENTAL LAW
Course Code LW431A
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A study of the constitutional provisions and special laws governing natural resources their use and disposition. The study includes existing laws protecting the environment and the ecosystem and prevailing rules against despoliation of the environment.

LW228 - NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS LAW Credits: 3

Course Title: NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS LAW
Course Code LW228
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The course is a study of the statutory provisions governing negotiable instruments which is mainly the Negotiable Instruments Law, as well as the applicable provisions of the Code of Commerce.

LW121 - OBLIGATIONS AND CONTRACTS Credits: 5

Course Title: OBLIGATIONS AND CONTRACTS
Course Code LW121
Credit Units 5 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description An in-depth study of the nature, kinds and effect of obligations and their extinguishment; contracts in general, their requisites, form and interpretation; defective contracts, quasi contracts, natural obligations and estoppel.

LW111 - PERSONS AND FAMILY RELATIONS Credits: 4

Course Title: PERSONS AND FAMILY RELATIONS
Course Code LW111
Credit Units 4 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A basic course on the law of persons and the family which first views the effect and application of laws, to examine the legal norms affecting civil personality, marriage, property relations between husband and wife, legal separation, the matrimonial regimes of absolute community, conjugal partnership of gains, and complete separation of property; paternity and filiation, adaption, guardianship, support, parental authority, surnames, absence and emancipation, including the rules of procedure relative to the foregoing.

LW415 - PRACTICE COURT 1 Credits: 2

Course Title: PRACTICE COURT 1
Course Code LW415
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description Training on the preparation and drafting of complaints, petitions, answers and other pleadings, motions, briefs and other legal papers which are submitted to court or other tribunals. It also deals with the art of effective oral advocacy.

LW425 - PRACTICE COURT 2 Credits: 2

Course Title: PRACTICE COURT 2
Course Code LW425
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description Holding of court trials as if in Regional Trial Court, where the pertinent provisions of the Rules of Court are strictly observed. The professor prepares a complaint, an answer and reply. These pleadings shall constitute the records upon which the trial shall be conducted. The lawyers, litigants, and witnesses are all members of the class and the professor acts as judge. It is made obligatory upon the students acting as lawyers, to argue their cases orally immediately after the evidence is closed. This phase of the subject is important, because it cultivates in the students the habit of noting down or remembering the important facts and trains them in the art of arguing cases off-hand on the basis of the evidence presented. The judge renders his decision in writing. The class assumes that the case tried previously is brought to the Appellate Court. The professor in charge acts as the appellate judge. Members of the class are appointed to act as lawyers for the appellant and appellee who shall argue their case orally on the basis of the records prepared previously. The judge renders his decision.

LW320A - PROBLEM AREAS IN LEGAL ETHICS Credits: 3

Course Title: PROBLEM AREAS IN LEGAL ETHICS
Course Code LW320A
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A course aimed at examining and resolving specific ethical problems and dilemmas which may confront lawyers in the exercise of the legal profession

LW211 - PROPERTY Credits: 4

Course Title: PROPERTY
Course Code LW211
Credit Units 4 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The study of different kinds of property, the elements and characteristics of ownership, possession, usufruct, easements or servitudes, nuisance, and the different modes of acquiring ownership

LW229A - PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW Credits: 3

Course Title: PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW
Course Code LW229A
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A study of the basic principles of international law and an overview of the Legal principles governing international relations based, among others, on the United Nations Charter, the doctrines of well-known and recognized publicists, and the decisions of international tribunals and bodies.

LW420A - REMEDIAL LAW REVIEW I Credits: 3

Course Title: REMEDIAL LAW REVIEW I
Course Code LW420A
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A general review of the laws on jurisdiction of courts and rules on civil procedure (Rules 1-71)of the Rules of Court and pertinent jurisprudence.

LW215 - SALES Credits: 2

Course Title: SALES
Course Code LW215
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description An in-depth consideration of the provisions of the Civil Code on the contract of sale, its nature and form, the obligation of the vendor and the vendee, warranties, remedies against breach of contract, and conventional and legal redemption. The course includes assignment of credits and incorporeal rights, the Bulk Sales Law, and the Nationalization Law.

LW323 - SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS Credits: 2

Course Title: SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS
Course Code LW323
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A study of Rules 72-109 of the Revised Rules of Court dealing with the procedural rules on the settlement of estate, will, letters testamentary and administration, escheats, guardianship, appointment of trustees, adoption, change of name, cancellation and correction of entries in the Civil Registry and appeals in special proceedings.

LW116 - STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION Credits: 2

Course Title: STATUTORY CONSTRUCTION
Course Code LW116
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A course that explores the use and force of statutes and the principles and methods of their construction and interpretation.

LW314 - TAXATION 1 Credits: 3

Course Title: TAXATION 1
Course Code LW314
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The general principles of taxation and statutory provisions on income taxation, including pertinent revenue regulations.

LW324 - TAXATION LAW 2 Credits: 3

Course Title: TAXATION LAW 2
Course Code LW324
Credit Units 3 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A study of the concepts and general principles of transfer (estate and donorís), tax, specific, business percentage, amusement, and miscellaneous taxes provided for in the National Internal Revenue Code, including general principles on tariff and customs duties.

LW213 - TORTS AND DAMAGES Credits: 2

Course Title: TORTS AND DAMAGES
Course Code LW213
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description An analysis of the law on quasi-delicts as well as the nature, classes and extent of damages.

LW226A - TRANSPORTATION Credits: 2

Course Title: TRANSPORTATION
Course Code LW226A
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A study of the general principles and basic regulations governing carriers (land, air and sea) of persons and goods.

General Education subjects


LW223A - ADMINISTRATIVE AND ELECTION LAWS Credits: 2

Course Title: ADMINISTRATIVE AND ELECTION LAWS
Course Code LW223A
Credit Units 2 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description The course will first cover development and application of principles and doctrines governing administrative agencies with rule-making and adjudicative functions; then it will consider the laws and principles applicable to public officers; and finally, it will examine the law regulating the conduct of elections and the law on pre-proclamation contests and election protests.

LW313A - SUCCESSION Credits: 4

Course Title: SUCCESSION
Course Code LW313A
Credit Units 4 Unit/s
Prerequisite
Course Description A detailed examination and analysis of the law on testate and intestate succession, including wills, institution of heirs, computation of legitimes of compulsory heirs, disinheritance, and partition and distribution of the estate. The course also takes up rules of procedure on the settlement and administration of the estate of deceased persons.

Contact Information

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