Daily Archives: February 28, 2012

2011 Bar Exams results to be announced on February 29

ABS-CBN’s Ina Reformina filed this report:

The Supreme Court has announced that 1,913 (31.9%) of 5,990 examinees passed the 2011 Bar exams, the 2nd highest passing rate this millennium.

The highest was in 2001 with a 32.89% passing rate.

The lowest was in 2002 with only 19.68%.

Court spokesman Jose Midas Marquez said: “The large part of that can be explained by the reforms undertaken in the 2011 Bar Exams.”

Atty. Jose Midas Marquez, the spokesperson of the Supreme Court

Marquez said the results are being audited manually and will be announced at 2 p.m. tomorrow, Wednesday.

The Chairperson of the 2011 Bar Exams is Justice Roberto Abad who is a former Dean of the University of Sto. Tomas law school.

The Bar examiners are:

-Court of Appeals Justice and Prof. Amy Lazaro-Javier for Political Law
-author and Prof. Atty. Cesario Alvero Azucena, Jr. for Labor Law

-author and former Justice Usec. Dean Ernesto Pineda for Civil Law
-author and Prof. Abelardo Domondon for Taxation

-Court of Appeals Justice and Prof. Ramon Paul Hernando for Mercantile Law
-Sandiganbayan Justice and Prof. Maria Cristina Cornejo for Criminal Law

-former Prof. and practitioner Virgilio Manguera for Remedial Law
-MCLE lecturer and Prof. Edwin Carillo for Legal Ethics

The 2011 Bar Exams instituted, for the first time, multiple-type questions. This constituted 60% of the exams; the remaining 40% constituted essay.

*Click this link to see the full list of the 2011 bar admitted candidates (downloaded from the website of the Supreme Court).


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