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× SC welcomes 1,800 new lawyers

MANILA, Philippines---At least 1,800 new lawyers took their oaths on Thursday (June 13) after passing the 2018 Bar Exams.

Justice Mariano C. del Castillo, 2018 Bar chair, had said there was a 22 percent passing rate during the exams which more than 6,000 examinees flunked.

Sean James B. Borja, of Ateneo de Manila University, topped the exams with a passing rate of 89..31 percent.