I Am Not Alone So I Will Not Be Afraid

I had been busy in the past few days preparing for one of the most daunting challenges that I have to overcome in my life as a student of law. Don’t worry, it’s not yet the bar examinations; I am way behind my target date of taking it. I am referring to the upcoming midterm…

Case Brief: Republic vs. Gimenez (778 SCRA 261, 11 January 2016)

FACTS The Republic of the Philippines (Republic), through the Philippine Commission on Good Governance (PCGG) instituted a Complaint for Reconveyance, Reversion, Accounting, Restitution and Damages against Fe and Ignacio Gimenez (Spouses Gimenez) before the Sandiganbayan. The Complaint seeks to recover ill-gotten wealth allegedly acquired by them as dummies, agents, or nominees of former President Ferdinand…

Accredited CPD Providers in the Philippine Nursing Profession

Didn’t I mention that I am a nurse by profession? Although I have been in some sort of “hiatus” throughout the years, I still want to continue possessing a valid license for me to be able to engage in the lawful nursing practice, even when it means doing it for the benefit of only my…

The Silver Lining From A Long Law School Exam

Every cloud has a silver lining. So as long exams. A couple of days ago, one of my law professors gave us a personal assessment (PA) exam which seeks to test our grasp or understanding of labor laws, doctrines, and concepts. My classmates who had him as a professor for this semester was quite happy…

My Mom is My Most Difficult Patient

Frankly, the most difficult patient to deal with is a relative, much less a parent. As Mama’s “personal nurse”, I completely know! Now, you might be wondering why. Wait, let me explain. All of us had come to a clinic or hospital and dealt with a doctor or nurse at some point of our lives….

Anger Management: I am His Work-in-Progress

Aside from lulling myself to sleep and choosing my outfit of the day every morning, I would consider my self as quick as a brown fox in almost anything I do. Jumel, my boyfriend, who had once been trained in the military, would always tell me that I am “snappy”. Well, I really am most…

Law Graduates are SUI GENERIS, a Different Breed!

Sui Generis means… — While having my short break from my law school readings, I came across a recording-turned-video clip uploaded by Batas.org about a small peer talk given by one of the luminaries of Philippine Remedial Law, the late Dean Willard Riano. In this presentation, Dean Riano was talking about how law graduates are…

Taxation Law Review at La Maestra Cafe

Jumel, my boyfriend, is the only human being in my life who knows that I will malfunction as a human organism without caffeine in my bloodstream. This is particularly true when I have to study for my law school subjects, especially Taxation Law. Tax… Tax… Tax… Taxing… Sigh… What about Taxation Law Review? As I…

Grab Delivery Express: My First-timer’s Feedback

Didn’t I mention I had been sick for the past few days? This notwithstanding, I have to continue studying for my upcoming preliminary examinations, writing content for clients, and living my life. So, when a prospective buyer (I’ll call her Ms. Buyer throughout this post) dropped me a message in Facebook about her interest to…