His life spanned several seminal periods in our country’s history.

From the Spanish-American transition, through the first and second World Wars, then on to the birth of the Philippine Independence and the latter decades of the 20th century, Judge Guillermo B. Guevara’s life is documented in his autobiography, Across Four Generations.

Luminous in its sincerity, at times humorous and witty, and charming in its depictions of his day and age, this book offers sharp insights into the mind of the man who had made singular contributions to the practice of law, lends value to historians and other enthusiasts of the past, and can act as a springboard for the reader’s own aspirations of success.

Recounting his long and colorful life, the book traces Judge Guevara’s many transformations, from a struggling student to becoming a successful, prominent law professor, fierce fighting fiscal and racket-buster, loving husband and father, writer and entrepreneur. Upon pouring through its pages, the reader will marvel at how well and fully the good judge lived his life.

Across Four Generations: 2020 Edition is now available!

Manila, United Publishing Co., Inc., 1973

The Judge Guillermo B. Guevara Room

This is a short video about the life of Judge Guillermo B. Guevara and the JGBG room dedicated to him in the UP Diliman Library.

Other Written Works of Judge Guillermo B. Guevara

Code of Crimes

Book is currently unavailable.

Commentaries on the Code of Crimes (Explanatory notes)

106 pages

Commentaries on the Revised Penal Code of the Phils. 5th ed.

606 pages

Manila, Atlas Publishing Co., 1931, 1939, 1940, 1946, 1957

Elements of Penal Sciences

233 pages

Manila, United Publishing Co., Inc., 1974

Penal Sciences and Philippine Criminal Law

740 pages

Manila, United Publishing Co., Inc., 1974

The Code of Criminal Procedure

319 pages

Manila, Oriental Commercial Co., Inc., 1922

For other sources of Judge Guillermo Guevara’s works, you may visit UP’s Online Library.

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