Archive for June, 2017

Ruffy vs Chief of Staff; G.R. No. L-533; 20 Aug 1946

FACTS: During the Japanese occupation, Ramon Ruffy organized and led a guerilla outfit known as Bolo combat team of Bolo Area. The Bolo Area later because part of the 6th Military district, which has been recognized and placed under the operational control of the U.S. Army in the South Pacific. Sometime later, Col. Jurado effected […]

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Kim Chan vs Tan Keh; G.R. No. L-5a; 16 Nov 1945; 75 Phil 371

FACTS: Respondent judge refused to take cognizance of and continued the proceeding in petitioner’s civil case on the ground that the proclamation of Gen. MacArthur had the effect of invalidating and nullifying all judicial proceedings and judgment of the court of the Philippines under the Philippine Executive Commission and the Republic of the Philippines established […]

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Govt of the Philippines Island vs Monte de Piedad; G.R. No. L-9959; 13 Dec 1916

FACTS: The Spanish dominion contributed funds for relief of the damages done by an earthquake that hit the Philippine Islands. Upon the petition of the governing body of the Monte de Piedad, part of the funds was turned over to them. When the treasurer of the Philippine Islands was empowered to bring suit against Monte […]

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Cabanas vs Pilapil; G.R. No. L-25843; 25 Jul 1974; 58 SCRA 94

FACTS: Deceased Florentino Pilapil, husband of Melchora Cabanas and father of Millian Pilapil, left an insurance having his child as beneficiary and authorized his brother to act as trustee during his child’s minority. Upon his death, the insurance proceeds were paid to the brother. ISSUE(S): Whether or not the State may interfere with the virtue […]

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Salazar vs Achacoso; G.R. No. 81510; 14 Mar 1990; 183 SCRA 145

FACTS: Rosalie Tesorio, in a sworn statement, filed a complaint with the POEA charging petitioner for illegal recruitment. After knowing that petitioner had no license to operate a recruitment agency, public respondent Administrator Achacaso issued a closure and seizure order. ISSUE(S): Whether or not the POEA/Labor Secretary validly issued the warrant for search and seizure. […]

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