Third Quarter 2010


Justice Azcuna

A very full and active quarter for PHILJA has been the period from July to September 2010. Starting with the 19th Orientation Seminar-Workshop for Newly Appointed Clerks of Court to the 20th Pre-Judicature Program, followed by thirteen Special Focus Programs, we really had our hands full.

This last activity consisted of:

Seminar-Workshops on the Rule of Procedure for Small Claims Cases

  • • Region 4 (2 batches)
  • • Region 11
  • • Region 12
  • • Region 3 (2 batches)

Ninth Multi-Sectoral Seminar-Workshop on Agrarian Justice for the Province of Camarines Sur

Knowledge Sharing on New Human Rights Issues: International Humanitarian Law, Anti-Torture Law and Human Security Act in relation to Extralegal Killings and Enforced Disappearances.

Information Disseminaton through a dialogue between the Barangay Officials and the Chief Justice with other Court Officials

  • • City of Iloilo
  • • City of Calbayog
  • • City of Ormoc
  • • City of Danao

Multi-Sectoral Capacity-Building on Environmental Laws and The Rules of Procedure for Environmental Cases

  • • Visayas Region
  • • CARAGA Region

Personal Security Training for Judges

  • • Regions 6-8
  • • Regions 9-12

Seminar-Workshop on Dangerous Drugs Law for Judges, Prosecutors and Law Enforcers of the National Capital Judicial Region (NCJR)

Competency Enhancement Training for Judges and Court Personnel Handling Child Abuse and Trafficking Cases

Competency Enhancement Training (CET) Program Review

Launching of the Publication of the Metrobank Foundation Professorial Lecture Series

Seminar-workshop on the Development of a Sextortion Toolkit

Seminar-Workshop on CEDAW, Gender Sensitivity and the Courts for the Court of Appeals

Seminar-Workshop on Comparative Analysis between the Family Code and the Muslim Personal Laws.

Furthermore, we took part in the 12th Convention-Seminar of the Metropolitan and City Judges Association of the Philippines (MeTCJAP).

On Mediation, PHILJA, through the Philippine Mediation Center Office, conducted Basic Mediation Courses for Biliran, Samar Province and Southern Leyte.

Refresher Courses for Court-Annexed Mediators were also held in Tacloban, Cagayan de Oro and La Union.

The Supreme Court, meanwhile, has came up with new rulings and doctrines which are covered in this issue, together with Supreme Court resolutions, circulars, orders and Circulars of the Office of the Court Administrator.

As we go into the year’s end, the momentum of these activities provide a pace that augurs well for a productive and fulfilling 2010.

Congratulations to all.



ADOLFO S. AZCUNA
Chancellor

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