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LEGAL AND JUDIAL ETHICS

COURSE SYLLABUS
JOSE MARIA COLLEGE OF LAW
SY 2018-2019
(Atty. Pearl Angeli Q. Canada)

Grading System

 Recitation- 15%
 Attendance and Case Digest15%
 EXAMS- 70%

References:

1. The Code of Professional Responsibility


2. Rule 138, Attorneys and Admission to the Bar, Rules of Court.
3. Rule 138-A, Law Student Practice, Rules of Court.
4. Rule 139-A, The Integrated Bar of the Philippines, Rules of Court.
5. Rule 139-B, Suspension, Disbarment and Discipline of Attorneys
6. Rules of Court. A.M. No. 02-8-13-SC, Rules on Notarial Practice
7. A.M. No. 03-05-01-SC, Supreme Court of the Philippines.

Memorize:

*Lawyer’s Oath
*Duties of Attorneys (Rule 138, Sec. 20)

A. LEGAL ETHICS

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1. Definition

2. Practice of law

a. Cayetano v Monsod GR No. 100113, September 3, 1991


b. Ulep v Legal Clinic, Bar Matter No. 553, June 17, 1993

3. Qualifications

a. Bar matter no. 914 (0ctober 1, 1999), Vicente Ching


b. Petition for Leave to Resume Practice of Law, B.M. 1678, December 17, 2007
c. * 1987 Philippine Constitution, Art. 12, par 14
d. Rolly Pentecostes vs Atty. Hermenegildo Marasigan, A.M. No. P-07-2337,
August 03, 2007
e. Sps. Amador v. Atty. Palaa, GR A.C. 7434, August 23, 2007

4. Law Student Practice


a. In Bar Matter no. 730(1997)
b. Cruz v. Cabrera AC No. 5737, October 25, 2004

A. CODE OF PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY

CANON 1

1. Brion, Jr. v. Brilliantes, Jr., Adm. Case No. 5305, March 17, 2003 - CAJES
2. Bautista v. Gonzales, Adm. Matter No. 1625, February 12, 1990 - GONZAGA
3. Hontanosas v. Hontanosas-Cortes, A.C. No. 8766, December 9, 2015 -
GULTIANO

Rule 1.01

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4. Jen Sherry Wee-Cruz vs. Atty. Chichina Faye Lim, August 16, 2016 -
JANAMJAM
5. Zaguirre v. Castillo, Adm. Case No. 4921, March 6, 2003 - POLICARPIO
6. Mortel v. Aspiras (1956) - PONTIMAYOR
7. Cordova v. Cordova, Adm Case No. 3249, November 29, 1989 - PUERTOS

Crimes involving Moral Turpitude

8. In Re: Basa, 41 Phil. 275 (1920) - RANON


9. In Re: Marcelino Lontok, 43 Phil. 293 (1922) - BEBERO*
10. In Re: Juan C Isada, 60 Phil 915 (1934) - SARDA
11. In Re: Atty Tranquilino Rovero, 92 Phil. 128 (1952) - CAGATIN
12. People v. Tuanda, AC No. 3360, January 30, 1989 - CASTOR
13. In Re: Al Argosino, B.M. No. 712, July 13, 1995 - REYES

14. In Re: SC Decision Dated May 20, 2008 in GR No. 161455 v. Atty Rodolfo D.
Pactolin (Adm. Case No. 7940, April 24, 2012) - FERNANDEZ
15. Betguen v. Masangcay, A.M No. P-93-822, December 1, 1994 - GALVISO
16. Violation of Anti-Fencing Law (Dela Torre v. COMELEC, GR No. 121592, July
5, 1996) - LUMACAD
17. Soriano v. Dizon, Adm. Case No. 6792, January 25, 2006 - MARAMION

Effect of Executive Pardon on Proceedings for Disbarment


*In Re: Marcelino Lontok, 43 Phil. 293 (1922) *BEBERO

Executive Pardon and Reinstatement to the Practice of Law


In Re: Vailoces, Adm. Case No. 439, September 30, 1982 - BUSTAMANTE
In Re: Rovero, Adm. Case No. 126, December 29, 1980 - HERMINO

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Conditional Pardon
In Re: Gutierrez, Adm. Case No. 363, July 31, 1962 - CAJES

Non- Professional Misconduct


Lizaso v. Amante, Adm. Case No. 2019, June 3, 1991 - GONZAGA
Toledo v. Abalos, Adm. Case No. 5141, September 29, 1999 - GULTIANO
Sebastian v. Calis, Adm. Case No. 5118, September 9, 1999 - JANAMJAM

Rule 1.02

1. In Re: Terrell, GR. No. 1203, May, 15, 1903 - POLICARPIO


2. Donton v. Tansingco, Adm. Case No. 6057, June 27, 2006 - PONTIMAYOR
3. Oronce v. CA, GR 125766, October 19, 1998 - PUERTOS
Rule 1.04

4. Castañeda v. Ago, GR 28546, July 30, 1975 - RANON


5. De Ysasi III v. NLRC, GR No. 104599, March 11, 1994 - REYES

CANON 2

Rule 2.02

*IBP Guidelines, Art.1, Sec.1. Public Service

1. Santiago vs. Atty. Rafanan, AC No. 6252, October 5, 2004 - SARDA

Rule 2.03

2. In Re: Tagorda, 53 Phil. 37, 1929 - BEBERO


3. Linsangan v. Tolentino, AC No. 6672, September 4, 2009 - CAGATIN

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CANON 3

Rule 3.01
1. Atty. Khan Jr. v. Atty. Simbillo AC No. 5299, August 19, 2003 - CASTOR

Rule 3.02
2. Dacanay v. Baker & McKenzie, AC No. 2131, May 10, 1985 - FERNANDEZ

Rule 3.03

-Art. VI., Sec. 14, 1987 Constitution


-Art. VII, Sec. 13, 1987 Constitution
-Art. IX, Sec. 2, 1987 Constitution

CANON 5

1. People v. Gacott, GR. No. 116049, March 20, 1995 - GALVISO


2. Payod v. Metila, AC No. 3944, July 27, 2007 - LUMACAD

CANON 6
*Norms of conduct of public officers, Rep. Act No. 6713, Sec. 4

1. Collantes v. Renomeron, AC No. 3056, August 16, 1991 - MARAMION


2. Pimentel v. Llorente, et. Al, AC No. 4680, August 29, 2000 - MONCANO
3. Berenguer v. Florin, AC No. 5119, April 17, 2013 - BUSTAMANTE
4. Diana Ramos vs. Atty. Jose R. Imbang, AC No. 6788, August 23, 2007 - HERMINO
5. Gisela Huyssen vs Atty. Fred L. Gutierrez, AC No. 6707, March 24, 2006 - CAJES

Rule 6.01

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6. Cuenca vs CA, GR No. 109870, December 1, 1995 - GONZAGA

Rule 6.02

7. Misamin v. San Juan, AC No. 1418, August 31, 1976 - GULTIANO


8. Lahm v. Mayor, AC No. 7430, February 15, 2012 - JANAMJAM
9. Ali vs Atty. Bubong, AC No. 4018, March 8, 2005 - POLICARPIO
10. Olazo vs. Justice Tinga, AM No. 10-5-7-SC, December 07, 2010 - PONTIMAYOR

Rule 6.03

1. PCGG v. Sandiganbayan, et.al, GR. Nos. 151809-12, April 12, 2005 - PUERTOS
C.f. RA 6713, Section 7(b)

CANON 7

Rule 7.02

1. Bar Matter No. 1154, June 8, 2004


2. In Re: Parazo, GR No. 120348, December 3, 1948 - RANON

CANON 8

Rule 8.02

1. CamachoPangulayan, et. al., AC No. 4807, March 22, 2000 - SARDA

CANON 9

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1. Tapay v. Bancolo, AC No. 9604, March 20, 2013 - BEBERO
2. Republic v. Kenrick Development Corporation - CAGATIN
3. Alawi v. Alauya, Adm. Matter SDC-97-2-P, February 24, 1997 - REYES

Rule 9.01

Exception: Labor Union Officers, Art. 222 of Labor Code as amended by PD 1691

CANON 10

Rule 10.01

1. Valin v. Ruiz, A.C. No. 10564, November 7, 2017 - CASTOR


2. Apolinar-Petilo v. Maramot, A.C. No. 9067, January 31, 2018 - FERNANDEZ
3. Sps. Williw and Amelia Umaguing, AC 10451, February 4, 2015 - GALVISO

Rule 10.02

1. Insular Life Assurance Co. Employees Assn. v. Insular Life Assurance Co., GR No.
L-25291, January 30, 1971 - LUMACAD
2. COMELEC v. Noynay, GR. No. 132365, July 9, 1998 - MARAMION
3. Adez Realty, Inc. v. CA, GR No. 100643, October 30, 1992 - MONCANO

CANON 11

1. In Re: Sotto, 82 Phil 595, 1949 - BUSTAMANTE


2. A.M. No 10-10-4-SC, March 8, 2011

Rule 11.03

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1. Ng vs. Atty. Alar, AC No. 7252, November 22, 2006 - HERMINO
2. Fernandez v. Bello, GR No. L-14277, April 30, 1960 - CAJES
3. Atty. Barandon Jr. vs. Atty. Ferrer Sr., AC No. 5768, March 26, 2010 - GONZAGA

Rule 11.04

1. Asean Pacific Planners et al vs. City of Urdaneta et al, GR No. 162525, September
23, 2008 - GULTIANO

Rule 11.05

1. Maceda v. Vasquez, GR No. 102781, April 22, 1993 - JANAMJAM


2. Re: Atty. Bagabuyo, AC No. 7006, October 9, 2007 - POLICARPIO
3. Judge Lacurom vs Atty. Jacoba, AC No. 5921, March 10, 2006 - PONTIMAYOR

CANON 12

Rule 12.02

C.f., SC Revised Circular No. 28-91 (February 8, 1994)

1. Benguet Electric Cooperative, Inc, v. Flores, AC No. 4058, March 12, 1998 -
PUERTOS
2. Alcantara, et.al. v. De Vera, AC No. 5859, November 23, 2010 - RANON
3. Olivares v. Villalon, AC No. 6323, April 13, 2007 - REYES

Rule 12.03

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1. Bergonia v. Merrera, AC No. 5024, February 20, 2003 - SARDA

Rule 12.04

1. Bugaring and RBBI vs Hon Espanol, GR No. 133090, January 19, 2001 - BEBERO

Rule 12.08

1. PNB v. Uy Teng Piao, 57 Phil. 337 ,1932 - CAGATIN

CANON 13

1. Nestlé Philippines v. Sanchez, GR No. L-75209, September 30, 1987 - CASTOR


2. Lantoria v. Bunyi, AC No, 1769, June 8, 1992 - FERNANDEZ

Rule 13.02

1. Admin. Matter No. 01-4-03-SC, June 29, 2001 -


2. Foodsphere, Inc vs Atty. Mauricio Jr., AC No. 7199, July 22, 2009 - GALVISO
3. Cruz v. Salva, GR. No. L-12871, July 25, 1959 - LUMACAD
4. In Re: Almacen, GR No. L-27654, February 18, 1970 - MARAMION
5. Maglasang v. People, GR. No. 90083, October 4, 1990 - MONCANO

CANON 15

Rule 15.02

1. Floredeliza Madria vs. Atty. Carlos Rivera, AC 11256, March 7, 2017 -


BUSTAMANTE

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Attorney-client relationship; How established

1. Vicente Gimena vs. Atty. Salvador Sabio, AC 7178, August 23, 2016 - HERMINO
2. Arthur Tulio vs. Atty. Gregory Buhangin, AC 7110, April 20, 2016 - CAJES

Rule 15.03

1. Paces Industrial Corporatio vs. Atty. Edgardo Salandanan, AC 1346, July 25, 2017
- GONZAGA
2. Abragan, et.al. v. Rodriguez, AC No. 4346, April 3, 2002 - GULTIANO
3. Pormento, Sr. v. Pontevedra, AC No. 5128, March 31, 2005 - JANAMJAM
4. Pacana v. Pascual-Lopez, AC No. 8243, July 24, 2009 - POLICARPIO
5. Santos Ventura Hocorma Foundation, Inc. v. Funk, AC No. 9094, August 15, 2012
-PONTIMAYOR
6. Artezuela v. Maderazo, AC No. 4354, April 22, 2002 - PUERTOS

CANON 16
*C.f., NCC, Art. 1491

1. Remigio Segovia vs. Atty. Rolando Javier, AC 10244, March 12, 2018 - RANON

Rule 16.03

1. Licuanan v. Melo, AC No. 2361, February 9, 1989 - REYES


2. Quilban v. Robinol, AC No. 214, April 10, 1989 - SARDA
3. Dumadag v .Lumaya, AC No. 2614, May 21, 1991 - BEBERO
4. Burbe v. Magulta, AC No. 5713, June 10, 2002 - CAGATIN
5. Manalang, et. al v. Angeles, AC No. 1558, March 10, 2003 - CASTOR
6. Tanhueco v. De Dumo, AC No. 1437, April 25, 1989 - FERNANDEZ

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7. Tarog v. Atty. Ricafort, AC No. 8253, March 15, 2011 - GALVISO

Rule 16.04

1. Navarro and Presbitero v. Solidum, Jr., AC No. 9872, January 28, 2014 -
LUMACAD

Champertous Contracts
 The Conjugal Partnership of Spouses Cadavedo v. Lacaya, GR No. 173188, January
15, 2014 - MARAMION

CANON 17

1. Emiliano Court Townhouses Homeowners Association v. Dioneda, AC No. 5162,


March 20, 2003 - MONCANO

CANON 18

1. AC No. 5687, February 3, 2005


2. Pariñas vs. Atty. Paguinto, AC No. 6297, July 13, 2004 - BUSTAMANTE

Rule 18.03

1. AC No. 5841, January 20, 2003


2. Reontoy v. Ibadlit, AC No. 190, January 28, 1998 - HERMINO
3. Ramos v. Dajoyag, Jr., AC No. 5174, February 28, 2002 - CAJES
4. Hernandez v. Padilla, AC No. 9387, June 20, 2012 - GONZAGA
5. Barbuco v. Beltran, AC No. 5092, August 11, 2004 - GULTIANO

CANON 19

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Rule 19.01

1. Ong v. Unto, AC No. 2417, February 6, 2002 - JANAMJAM


2. Trinidad, et.al. v. Villarin, AC No. 9310, February 27, 2013 - POLICARPIO

Rule 19.03

1. Solidon v. Macalalad, A.C. 8158. February 24, 2010 - PONTIMAYOR

CANON 20

1. Corpuz v. CA, GR. No-L 40424, June 30, 1980 - PUERTOS


2. Mendoza-Parker v. CA, GR No. 109219, March 11, 1994 - RANON
3. Research and Services Realty, Inc. v. CA, GR No. 124074, January 27, 1997 -
REYES
4. Yu v. Bondal, AC No. 5534, January 17, 2005 - SARDA
5. Trader’s Royal Bank Employees Union-Independent v. NLRC, GR No. 120592,
March 14, 1997 - BEBERO
6. Miranda v. Carpio, AC No. 6281, September 26, 2011 - CAGATIN

CANON 21

1. Mercado v. Vitriolo, AC No. 5108, May 26, 2005 - CASTOR


2. Palm v. Iledan, Jr., AC No. 8242, October 2, 2009 - FERNANDEZ
3. Uy v. Atty. Gonzales, AC No. 5280, March 30, 2004 - GALVISO

CANON 22

1. Felicisimo M. Montano vs. IBP and Atty. Juan S. Dealca, AC No. 4215, May 21,
2001 - LUMACAD
2. Elisa V. Venterez et al vs. Atty. Rodrigo R. Cosme, AC No. 7421, October 10, 2007
- MARAMION
3. In Re: Atty. David Briones, AC No. 5486, August 15, 2001 - MONCANO

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