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Welcome to Philippine Legal Guide!  Hopefully a Philippine legal resource site you'll find useful.

This site is purely maintained by Atty. Stacy Lyn Y. Liong, CPA.

She also maintains more commercialized blogs which you could also visit. (After all, there is more to life than law right?)
www.crumpylicious.com - a lifestyle and events blog covering the Manila scene
www.tsinoyfoodies.com - my foodie adventures
www.traveltripsters.com - my travel memoirs
But, this one is more close to her heart as it was not intended to be shared in public.  Basically, the idea of establishing this site is a way to make a digital back up copy of her personal notes.

There are many reasons why she wanted to create a digital back up copy:
1. She was more of  typist than a writer.  When allowed by my professors, she'd type notes on my laptop or android phone.
2. She wanted to go paperless and be eco-friendly.  As much as possible she tries to save paper.  It's also a space saver as she now don't have piles of paper all over my room.

About the Content
I have placed here Jurisprudence, Digests, Codal Provisions and Personal Notes.  Aside from having a digital copy, I try as much as possible to make them as organized and easily accessible by a simple search on the search box.

For Jurisprudence, everything is labeled by (1) GR Number (2) Case name.

For Digests which I personally made, you can find that it is in a non-conventional format.  Over the years, I have struggled in complying with the fundamental law school format of long paragraphs.  I also tried the summary version of making tables (i.e. case name, case details, crime charged/nature of case, RTC decision, CA decision and SC decision).  But, they don't work for me.

So what you can find here are Digests with applicable lessons, doctrines, applicable laws, facts (in bullet form including RTC decision and CA decision), issue, held and ratio decidendi (in bullet form).  The pro in this format is you can grasp or be refreshed with everything within a minute.  But, sorry this will never be sufficient for your case digest assignments (trust me I have always failed in that).

I also try as much as possible to keep the Case Digest List updated so you can just search for the case title and year.  And, each Digest is linked to the Jurisprudence, should you prefer a deeper reading, just click the hyperlink on the GR number on top.

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