This is a joint project between the Commonwealth Judicial Education Institute and the Philippine Judicial Academy. The objective of the Project is to start an electronic linkage network of judicial education materials in the Commonwealth countries, Ethiopia, Nepal and the Philippines. Its purpose is to enable the exchange of judicial education resources, information and experiences through an electronic network. The learning materials posted on this page are grouped under Judicial Education in General, Impartiality, Competency, Efficiency and Effectiveness – the last four are components of effective judiciaries.

Founding Chancellor Emeritus Justice Ameurfina A. Melencio Herrera Award for the Most Outstanding Professorial Lecturer

The South China Sea Dispute, by Justice Antonio T. Carpio  

Judicial Education in General

Philippine Judicial Academy in Retrospect, by Justice Ricardo C. Puno, Sr 

Academy Programs - a Running Commentary, by Father Ranhilio C. Aquino 


Code of Conduct for Court Personnel 


Lecture Materials on the Environment

Philippine Environmental Law Practice and the Role of Courts, by Justice Reynato S. Puno 

The Duty of the Courts in Environmental Protection, by Justice Portia Hormachuelos 

A.M. No. 09-6-8-SC - Rules of Procedure for Environmental Cases  




Court-Annexed Mediation in the First and Second Level Trial Courts, by DCA Bernardo T. Ponferrada

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