Juris Doctor (4 years)

Juris Doctor (4 years)

Description

   

Identity​

Becoming Part of the Program

Identity​

The University of Santo Tomas, in pursuit of truth, guided by reason and illumined by faith, dedicates herself to the generation, advancement, and transmission of knowledge to form competent and compassionate professionals committed to the service of the Church, the nation, and the global community.

I am a Thomasian. I carry the SEAL of Thomasian education. I am a Servant leader, an Effective communicator and collaborator, an Analytical and creative thinker, and a Lifelong learner. With Christ at the center of my formation as a Thomasian, I am expected to demonstrate the following Thomasian Graduate Attributes (ThoGAs): 

SERVANT LEADER 

  • Show leadership abilities to promote advocacies for life, freedom, justice, and solidarity in the service of the family, the local and global communities, the Church, and the environment. 
  • Implement relevant projects and activities that speak of Christian compassion to the poor and the marginalized in order to raise their quality of life. 
  • Show respect for the human person, regardless of race, religion, age, and gender. 

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATOR AND COLLABORATOR 

  • Express oneself clearly, correctly, and confidently in various environments, contexts, and technologies of human interaction.
  • Work productively with individuals or groups from diverse cultures and demographics. 
  • Show profound respect for individual differences and/or uniqueness as members of God’s creation. 

ANALYTICAL AND CREATIVE THINKER 

  • Show judiciousness and resourcefulness in making personal and professional decisions. 
  • Engage in research undertakings that respond to societal issues. 
  • Express personal and professional insights through an ethical and evidence-based approach. 

LIFELONG LEARNER 

  • Engage in reflective practice to ensure disciplinal excellence and professional development. 
  • Exhibit preparedness and interest for continuous upgrading of competencies required by the profession or area of specialization. 
  • Manifest fidelity to the teachings of Christ, mediated by the Catholic Church, in the continuous deepening of faith and spirituality in dealing with new life situations and challenges. 

Becoming Part of the Program

Application Period: April to July of each year

Application Website

Release of Results: August of the same year

Go to THIS PAGE and look for the “Faculty of Civil Law” tab for the tuition fees.

Career Opportunities

Lawyer

Program Curriculum

Effectivity: A.Y. 2018-2019

This curriculum may have some changes upon the availability of new guidelines.

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
CONSTI 1
Constitutional Law I
3
0
3
 
CRIM 1
Criminal Law I
3
0
3
 
LRES
Legal Research and Bibliography
2
0
2
 
LWRIT
Legal Writing
2
0
2
 
PERSONS
Persons and Family Relations
4
0
4
 
STATCON
Statutory Construction
2
0
2
 
TOTAL
 
16
0
16
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
BLE
Basic Legal Ethics
3
0
3
 
CONSTI 2
Constitutional Law II
3
0
3
CONSTI 1
CRIM 2
Criminal Law II
4
0
4
CRIM 1
LTL
Legal Technique and Logic
2
0
2
 
NRES-EL
Natural Resources & Environmental Law
3
0
3
 
OBLICON
Obligations and Contracts
5
0
5
PERSONS
TOTAL
 
20
0
20
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
AL-SL
Agrarian Law & Social Legislation
2
0
2
 
CRIMPRO
Criminal Procedure
3
0
3
CRIM 1,
CRIM 2
HRL
Human Rights Law
2
0
2
CONSTI 1
LL 1
Labor Law I
3
0
3
 
LTD
Land Titles and Deeds
2
0
2
 
LEGMED
Legal Medicine
1
0
1
 
PROP
Property
4
0
4
 
PUBCORP
Public Corporation
2
0
2
CONSTI 1
SALES
Sales
2
0
2
OBLICON
TOTAL
 
21
0
21
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
APEL
Administrative Law, Public Officers & Election Laws
3
0
3
CONSTI 1
CP-PR
Civil Procedure
5
0
5
CRIMPRO
CREDIT
Credit Transactions
3
0
3
OBLICON
LL 2
Labor Law II
3
0
3
LL 1
NL
Negotiable Instruments Law
3
0
3
 
PIL
Public International Law
3
0
3
CONSTI 1
SPL
Special Penal Laws
2
0
2
CRIM 1,
CRIM 2
TOTAL
 
22
0
22
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
EVD
Evidence
4
0
4
CP-PR, 
CRIMPRO
INS
Insurance
2
0
2
 
IPL
Intellectual Property Law
2
0
2
 
PAT
Partnership, Agency, and Trusts
3
0
3
OBLICON
SPCL
Special Commercial Laws
3
0
3
 
TAX 1
Taxation I
3
0
3
 
TRANS
Transportation Laws
2
0
2
 
WILLS
Wills & Succession
4
0
4
PROP
TOTAL
 
23
0
23
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
ADR
Administrative Law, Public Officers & Election Laws
2
0
2
 
CFL
Conflict of Laws
2
0
2
PERSONS
CORPO
Corporation & Securities Law
5
0
5
 
LFORMS
Legal Forms
2
0
2
 
PALE
Problem Areas in Legal Ethics and Judicial Ethics
3
0
3
BLE
SPECPRO
Special Proceedings
3
0
3
CP-PR
TAX 2
Taxation II
3
0
3
TAX 1
TORTS
Torts and Damages
2
0
2
OBLICON
TOTAL
 
22
0
22
 

First Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
CIV 1
Civil Law Review I
5
0
5
PERSONS,
PROP, 
WILLS
CLR 1
Commercial Law Review I
4
0
4
CORPO,
INS, 
IPL, 
NL,
SPCL
CONSTIREV
Constitutional Law Review 1
4
0
4
APEL, 
CONSTI 1,
CONSTI 2, 
HRL,
PIL,
PUBCORP
LABREV
Labor Law Review
3
0
3
AL-SL,
LL 1
LL 2, 

PC 1
Practice Court 1
2
0
2
CP-PR,
CRIMPRO,
SPECPRO
REM 1
Remedial Law Review I
4
0
4
CP-PR,
CRIMPRO,
SPECPRO
TOTAL
 
22
0
22
 

Second Term
Abbreviation
Description
Lec. Hrs.
Lab. Hrs.
Units
Pre-Requisites
CIV 2
Civil Law Review II
4
0
4
CIV 1
CREDIT, 
OBLICON, 
PAT, 
SALES
CLR 2
Commercial Law Review II
4
0
4
CLR 1
CRIMREV
Criminal Law Review
4
0
4
CRIM 1,
CRIM 2
LC-SR
Legal Counseling & Social Responsibility
2
0
2
 
PC 2
Practice Court II
2
0
2
 
REM 2
Remedial Law Review II
4
0
4
REM 1
TAXREV
Taxation Law Review
3
0
3
TAX 1, 
TAX 2
TOTAL
 
23
0
23
 

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