SC urged to review constitutionality of legal education reform, PhilSAT

MANILA, Philippines ---"Who are we to say that this student is not fit for law school," a Supreme Court Associate Justice asked the Legal Education Board (LEB). During the oral argument on Tuesday, petitioners from law schools and aspiring law students want the Court to strike down Republic Act 7662 or the Legal Education Reform Act or the law that created the LEBas unconstitutional. The same law was the basis for the memorandum that required the conduct of Philippine Law School Admission Test (PhilSAT), the centralized entrance examination for aspiring law students. "Would you consider retreating from this policy?" Associate Justice Marvic Leonen asked LEB Chairman Emerson ...

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