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SC lifts 5-strike rule in Bar exams, allowing for 'unli' taking of test

InterAksyon.com
The online news portal of TV5

MANILA, Philippines -The Supreme Court has lifted the "5-strike rule" in the Bar examinations, paving the way for aspiring lawyers to keep trying to hurdle the rigorous exams until they succeed--even beyond five tries.

The scrapping of the rule takes effect in 2014, according to the high tribunal's Public Information Chief Theodore Te.

The "5-strike rule" was first implemented in 2005. This meant aspiring lawyers who took and failed in the Bar examinations five times will no longer be allowed a sixth try.

This year's Bar examinations are scheduled on four Sundays of October at the University of Santo Tomas. This year's Bar exam chairman is Associate Justice Arturo Brion.

 

 

 

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