Archive for May, 2017

Angeles v Director of New Bilibid Prison; G.R. No. 101302; 25 Jan 1995; 240 SCRA 490

FACTS: Petitioner was charged with and convicted of violations of the Dangerous Drugs Act. He was sentenced to suffer the penalty of life imprisonment. He filed a petition for habeas corpus after the enactment of Republic Act No. 7659 which has reduced the penalties prescribed under the original provisions of the Dangerous Drugs Act, and […]

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Meralco v Pasay Trans Co; GR No. L-37878; 25 Nov 1932; 57 Phil 600 (1932)

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Tolentino vs COMELEC; G.R. No. L-34150; 16 Oct 1971; 41 SCRA 702

FACTS: The Constitutional Convention approved Organic Resolution No. 1 which seeks to amend the Constitution in lowering the voting age. COMELEC resolved to inform the Constitutional Convention that a plebiscite will be held to ratify the proposed constitutional amendment. ISSUE(S): Whether or not Organic Resolution No. 1 and all its organic acts should be rendered […]

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Almario vs Alba; G.R. No. L-66088; 25 Jan 1984; 127 SCRA 69

FACTS: The Filipino electorate will vote in a plebiscite to either approve or reject amendments to the Constitution proposed by six COMELEC resolutions. Petitioners seek that the electorate be given more time to study the meaning and implications of Resolutions 105 and 113 before they be asked to answer Questions 3 and 4. ISSUE(S): Whether […]

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Gonzales vs COMELEC; G.R. No. L-28196; 09 Nov 1967; 21 SCRA 774

FACTS: Congress enacted RA 4913, an act providing that the amendments to the Constitution proposed in Resolution of Both Houses Nos. 1 to 3 be submitted for the approval by the people in a plebiscite to be jointly held with the general elections. ISSUE(S): Whether or not the Court has jurisdiction to review a resolution […]

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