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Code of Professional Responsibility

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Barrios v. Martinez, A.C. No. 4585. November 12, 2004
Ui v. Bonifacio, A.C. No. 3319. June 8, 2000
Figueroa v. Barranco, SBC Case No. 519. July 31, 1997
Cordova v. Cordova, 179 SCRA 680 (1989)
Guevarra v. Eala, 529 SCRA 1 (2007)
Soriano v. Dizon, A.C. No. 6792, January 25, 2006
Calub v. Suller, A.C. No. 1474, January 28, 2000
Estrada v. Sandiganbayan, 416 SCRA 465
Saburnido v. Madrono, 366 SCRA 1 (2001)
Castaneda v. Ago, 65 SCRA 505 (1975)
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Ledesma v. Climaco, 57 SCRA 473 (1974)
See ROC Rule 141, Sec. 18; Rule 3, Sec. 21
Algura v. The City of Naga (G.R. No.150135, October 30, 2006)
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Khan v. Simbillo, 409 SCRA 299 (2003)
In re Tagorda, 53 Phil 37 (1929)
Ulep v. Legal Clinic, 223 SCRA 378 (1993)
Dacanay v. Baker and McKenzie, 136 SCRA 349 (1985)
Samonte v. Gatdula, 303 SCRA 756 (1999)
Cruz v. Salva, 105 Phil 1151 (1959)
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Re: Request Of National Committee On Legal Aid To Exempt Legal Aid Clients From Paying Filing,
Docket And Other Fees, August 28, 2009
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B.M. 850, October 2, 2001 (MCLE)
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Vitriolo v. Dasig, 400 SCRA 172 (2003)
People v. Pineda, 20 SCRA 748 (1967)
Collantes vs Romeren 200 SCRA 584 (1991)
Huyssen vs Gutierrez 485 SCRA 244 (2006)
Misamin v. San Juan, 72 SCRA 491 (1976)
See also: RA 3019 or the Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act. Sec. 3(d); RA 6713 7(b)
PCGG v. Sandiganbayan, 455 SCRA 526 (2005)

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RA 6397
In re 1989 Elections of the IBP, 178 SCRA 398 (1989)
Santos v. Llamas, 322 SCRA 529 (2000)
Letter of Atty. Cecilio Arevalo, 458 SCRA 209 (2005)
Foodsphere v. Mauricio, A.C. No. 7199 (22 July 2009)
Young v. Batuegas, 403 SCRA 123 [2003]).
In re Parazo, 82 Phil. 230 [1948])
Zaguirre v. Castillo, 398 SCRA 659 [2003]:
Tapucar v. Tapucar, 293 SCRA 331 [1998]:
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Camacho v. Pagulayan et al (A.C. No. 4807, March 22, 2000)
Reyes vs. Chiong, Jr., 405 SCRA 212 (2003)
Laput v. Remotigue A.M. No. 219 (1962)
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Aguirre v. Rana 403 SCRA 342 (2003)
Alawi v. Alauya 268 SCRA 639 (1997)
Ulep v. Legal Clinic, Inc., 223 SCRA 378 (1993)
People v. Villanueva, 14 SCRA 109 (1965)
Rule 138, Sec. 1, Rules of Court
Aguirre v. Rana, 403 SCRA 342 (2003)
OCA v. Ladaga, 350 SCRA 326
Rule 138, Sec. 34, Rules of Court in relation to People v. Sin Ben, 98 Phil. 138 (1955)
Guballa v. Caguioa, 78 SCRA 302
Eco v. Rodriguez, 107 Phil. 612 (1960)
Robinson v. Villafuerte, 18 Phil 121 (1911)
Amalgamated Laborers Assn. v. CIR. 22 SCRA 1266 (1968)
Tan Tek Beng v. David. 128 SCRA 389 (1983)
Halili v. CIR. 136 SCRA 113 (1965))
Five J Taxi v. NLRC, 235 SCRA 556
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Cobb Perez v. Lantin, 24 SCRA 291 (1968)
Young v. Batuegas, 403 SCRA 123 (2003
COMELEC v. Noynay, 292 SCRA 254 (1992)
Rule 138, Sec. 20 (d) in relation to Garcia v. Francisco 220 SCRA 512 (1993)
Gomez v. Presiding Judge 249 SCRA 432
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In re Sotto 82 Phil 595 (1949)
De Gracia v. Warden of Makati, G.R. No. L-42032, January 9, 1976

Buenaseda v. Flavier, 226 SCRA 645 (1993)


In re Almacen, 31 SCRA 562
Sangalang v. IAC, 177 SCRA 87
Go v. Abrogar, 485 SCRA 457
1987 Constitution, Art. VIII, Sec. 6.
Maceda v. Vasquez, 221 SCRA 464 (1993)
Ang v Castro, 136 SCRA 453 (May 15, 1985)
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1987 Constitution, Art. III, Sec 6
Rule 138, Sec 20(g)
Villasis v. Court of Appeals, 60 SCRA 120
Supreme Court Circular No. 28-91
RULES OF COURT, RULE 7, SEC. 5:
Achacoso v. Court of Appeals, 51 SCRA 424, 1973
Manila Pest Control v. WCC, 25 SCRA 700 (1968)
Art. 184, Revised Penal Code
US v. Ballena, 18 Phil. 382
Rule 132, Sec. 3
PD1829-Penalizing Obstruction of Justice
PNB v. Uy Teng Piao, 57 Phil 337 (1932)
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Austria v. Masaquel, 20 SCRA 1247(1967)
Nestle Phil. v. Sanchez 154 SCRA 542 (1987)
In re de Vera 385 SCRA 285 (2003)
Cruz v. Salva, 105 Phil 1151 (1951)
RE: Request Radio - TV Coverage, A.M. No. 01-4-03-S.C. June 29, 2001
Magsalang v. People, G.R. No. 90083 October 4, 1990
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Rule 138, Sec. 20 (i)
Rule 138, Sec. 20 (h)
Rule 138, Sec. 31
P.D. 543 (1974)
RA 6033
RA 6034
RA 6035
Ledesma v. Climaco, 57 SCRA 473 (1974)
Blanza v. Arcangel, 21 SCRA 1 (1967)
Also read Rule 2.02

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Revised Penal Code, Art. 209.
Rule 130, Section 24 (b) of the RRC)
People v. Sandiganbayan, G.R. Nos. 115439-41. July 16, 1997
Regala v. Sandiganbayan, 262 SCRA 122 (1996)
Dee v. CA 176 SCRA 651(1989)
Nakpil v. Valdez, 286 SCRA 758 (1998)
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Ordonio v. Eduarte, 207 SCRA 229 (1992)
Rubias v. Batiller, G.R. No. L- 35702 May 29, 1973
Art. 1491, NCC
Tuazon v. Tuazon, 88 Phil. 42
Daroy v. Legaspi, A.M. No. 936 July 25, 1975
Rule 138, Sec. 37
Businos v. Ricafort, 283 SCRA 40 (1997)
Vda de Caina v. Victoriano, G.R. No. L-12905, February 26, 1959
Research:
Difference between Retaining and Charging lien
Barnachea v. Quicho, 399 SCRA 1 (2003)
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Cantiller v. Potenciano, 180 SCRA 246 (1989)
Santiago v. Fojas, 248 SCRA 68 (1995)
Steimmark v. Mas AC No. 8010 (2009)
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Cantilller v. Potenciano, 180 SCRA 246 (1989)
Santiago v. Fojas,248 SCRA 68 (1995)
Steimmark v. Mas AC No. 8010 (2009)
Islas v.Platon, 47 Phil. 162
Legarda v. CA, G. R. No. 94457, March 18, 1991
Uy v Tansinin [AC No. 8252 (July 21, 2009)
Garcia V. Bala [A.C. No. 5039(2005)].
Negligence of counsel
Mapua v.Mendoza, 45 Phil. 424(1993)
Filinvest Land v.CA, 182 SCRA 664(1990)
Joven-De Jesus v. PNB, 12 SCRA 447
People v. Cawili, 34 SCRA 728(1970)
Agravante v. Patriarca, 183 SCRA 113(1990))
Ventura v.Santos, 59 Phil. 123(1993)

Alcoriza v. Lumakang, Adm. Case No. 249, November 21, 1978)


Capulong v. Alino, 22 SCRA 491(1968)
Instances where the client is not bound by counsel's negligence:
Republic v. Arro, 150 SCRA630(1987)
Legarda v. Court of Appeals, 195 SCRA 418(1991)
PHHC v. Tiongco, 12 SCRA 471(1964)
Escudero v. Dulay, 158 SCRA 69, 78(1988)
Republic vs. Arro, et al., Supra
Blanza v. Arcangel, A.C. No. 492 September 5, 1967
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Rule 138, Sec. 20(d)
Rural Bank of Calape Inc. vs. Florido, A.C. No. 5736 June 18, 2010
Pena vs. Aparicio, A.C. No. 7298
Rule 138, Sec. 23
Millare vs. Montero, A.C. No. 3283 July 13, 1995
Canon 20
Rule 138, Sec. 23
Corpuz v. CA, G.R. No. L-40424, June 30, 1980
Albano v. Coloma, 21 SCRA 411 (1967)
Traders Royal Bank Employees Union-Independent v. NLRC, G.R. No. 120592, March 14, 1997
Rule 138, Sec, 24
Definition of amicus curiae, counsel de parte, counsel de oficio
Rule 138, Sec. 32
Nocom vs. Camerino, et al., G.R. No. 182984 (February 10, 2009)
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Rule 138, 20(e).
Rule 130, sec. 21(b).
Art. 209 Revised Penal Code.
Genato v. Silapan 453 Phil. 910 (2003)
Hilado v. David 83 Phil 569 (1949)
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Montano vs. IBP 358 SCRA 1 (2001)
Obando vs. Figueras, 322 SCRA 148 (2000)
Liabilities of lawyers
Kinds of contempt, supra
Power to discipline errant lawyers
See ROC Rule 138, S. 27

139-B, S. 16
Quingwa v. Puno, Admin. Case No. 398, Feb. 28, 1967
Amaya v. Tecson, 450 SCRA 510
Aquino v. Mangaoang, 425 SCRA 572
In Re: Ruste, 70 Phil 243
Reinstatement, basis - 1987 Constitution, Art. VIII, Sec. 5(5).
Cui v. Cui, 11 SCRA 755
In re: Adriatico, 17 Phil 324
Prudential Bank v. Benjamin Grecia, 192 SCRA 381
Yap Tan v. Sabandal, 170 SCRA 207
In re: Rusiana, 56 SCRA 240
In re: Rovero, 101 SCRA 803