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Associate Justice Jose Y. Feria


Tenure: April 07, 1986 - January 11, 1987
Appointed by: Aquino

Birthdate: January 11, 1917
 

Place of Birth: Pasay City

Children:

Name of Spouse :
Concepcion Arguelles

Name of Parents :
SC Justice Felicisimo R. Feria and Vicenta Yusay

Education:
  1. Secondary : De La Salle College, 1933
  2. Bachelor of Science in Commerce, De La Salle College, 1936 (salutatorian)
  3. Bachelor of Laws, University of Santo Tomas, 1940 (valedictorian and summa cum laude)
  4. Master of Laws, (meritissimus), University of Santo Tomas, 1947
  5. Admitted to the Bar December 16, 1940


Professional Career:
  1. Professor, Letran College of Law, 1936 – 1940; University of Santo Tomas, College of Law, 1940
  2. Dean, University of Santo Tomas, College of Law, 1979 – 1985
  3. Pre-Bar Reviewer in Remedial Law, 1947
  4. Lecturer, University of the Philippines Law Center
  5. Director, Cebu Portland Cement Co., 1954 – 1958
  6. Councilor of Makati, Rizal, 1960 – 1965
  7. Professional and Civic Organizations:
  8. President, Philippine Bar Association, 1978 – 1980
  9. Director, Citizens Legal Aid Society of the Philippines, (CLASP)
  10. President, Maryville Urban Development Foundation
  11. Director, Samahang Katarungang Panglipunan (SAKAP)
  12. President, Philippine Association of Law Schools, 1982 – 1984


Awards:
  1. Gold Medals, College Editor’s Guild Intercollegiate Oratorical Contest, 1935; UST Law Oratorical Contest, 1937; UST Law Debate, 1939
  2. Outstanding Graduate Award, La Salle College Golden Jubilee Celebration, 1961
  3. College Editors Guild Merit Awards, 1954 and 1971
  4. UST R.O.T.C., Alumni Merit Award, 1954 and 1975
  5. UST Faculty Award for Meritorious Service, 1972
  6. Outstanding Delegate Award, National Reporters Association of the Philippines, 1972
  7. Law Center Crystal Anniversary Award, 1978
  8. College Editor's Guild Alumni Association Distinguished Achievement Award, 1979
  9. UST Law Alumni Foundation Award as Outstanding Alumnus, 1984


Professional and Civil Organizations:


Books:
  1. The Citizens for a Filipino Constitution, in Lectures on Constitutional Reforms. Manila : Gregorio Araneta Memorial Foundation, 1970. p. 3-5
  2. Civil procedure. Manila, P.C.F. Pub. 1952 777p.
  3. Civil procedure. Manila, P.C.F. Pub. 1956 751p.
  4. Civil procedure. Manila, P.C.F. Pub 1960. 777p.
  5. Civil procedure. Manila, P.C.F. Pub 1967
  6. Civil procedure. Manila, P.C.F. Pub 1969 772p.
  7. Civil Procedure by Justice J.Y. Feria and Maria Concepcion S. Noche. 2001 ed. QC: Central Lawbook Supply, 2001. 2v.
  8. Exclusive and Concurrent Jurisdiction of Municipal Courts in Criminal and Civil Cases, in Trial Problems in City & Municipal Courts, 1970. QC: UP Law Center, 1970. p. 1-79.
  9. The Judiciary Reorganization of 1980: Batas Pambansa Blg. 129. Q.C.: Central Lawbook, 1981. 54p.
  10. A Layman's Guide to Court Procedures: A Handbook on Lawsuits by Noemi T. Olivares: edited by Jose Y. Feria. Q.C.: Central Professional Books, 1997. 105p.
  11. 1985 Rules on Criminal Procedure (rules 110-127, rules of court). Q.C., Central Lawbook Pub. Co., 1985. 71p.
  12. 1988 Amendments to the 1985 Rules on Criminal Procedure. Q.C., CLPCI, 1988. 31p.
  13. 1997 Rules on Civil Procedure as Amended (rules 1-71, rules of court), effective July 1, 1997. Manila, Supreme Court, 1997. 307p.
  14. 1997 Rules on Civil Procedure as Amended (rules 1-71, rules of court), effective July 1, 1997. Q.C.: Central Lawbook Pub. Co,1997. 288p.
  15. Provisional Remedies and Special Civil Actions by Gregorio Hernandez Jr. & J. Feria. Manila: PCF Pub., 1951. 257p.
  16. Revised Rules on Evidence (rules 128-134, rules of court). Q.C., Central Lawbook Pub. Co., 1989. 56p.
  17. Some Disputed Points and Areas of Confusion in the Revised Rules of Court (provisional remedies, special civil actions, special proceedings, criminal procedure, and evidence), in Law Practice for Senior Lawyers, 1968. QC: UP Law Center, 1969. p.60-135.
  18. Suggested Amendments to the Rules of Court.* 1947. 55p. (Thesis)


Periodicals:
  1. Feria, Jose Y. Classifying Gray Areas in the Rules of Civil Procedure. 1 Philja Judicial J Nos. 1-2, 177 (Jan.-Dec. 1999)
  2. “How Can We Improve the Criminal Justice System”. 9 Lawyers Rev No. 12, 76 ( Dec. 31, 1995); 13 PLG No. 1, 52 (1996)
  3. Implications of the 1987 Constitution on the Rights of Accused. 7 Criminal Justice J No. 2, 34 (May-Aug. 1987)
  4. The Noble Profession of Law. 18 Lawyers J No. 5, 254 ( May 31, 1953).
  5. Response. 1 Lawyers Rev No. 1, 10 ( Jan. 31, 1987)
  6. Revised Outline of Jurisdiction. 1 Philja Bul (supp.) (July-Sept. 1999)
  7. The Rights of the Accused Under the 1987 Constitution. 9 PLG Nos. 10-11, 22 (Jan.-Feb. 1988)
  8. Significant Amendments in Proposed 1987 Rules on Evidence. 1 Lawyers Rev No. 12, 2 ( Dec. 31, 1987)
  9. Profile. 1 Lawyers Rev No. 1, 9 ( Jan. 31, 1987)
  10. Salient Features of the 1997 Rules of Civil Procedure Rules 1 to 39 (ordinary civil actions). 2 Court Systems J No. 1, 36 (Mar. 1997)

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