Archive for December, 2017

Table of Case Digests for Constitutional Law II

Ermita-Malate Hotel & Motel Operators Association v City of Manila; G.R. No. L-24693; 31 Jul 1967; 20 SCRA 849 Smith Bell & Co. v Natividad; G.R. No. 15574; 17 Sep 1919; 40 Phil 1631 Villegas v Hiu Chiong; G.R. No. L-29646; 10 Nov 1978; 86 SCRA 270 Rubi v Provincial Board of Mindoro; G.R. No. […]

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Table of Case Digests for Constitutional Law I

What follows is the summary of all cases we were told to digest for our Constitutional Law I class during our first year in law school. Magallona et.al. vs Ermita; G.R. No. 187167; 16 Aug 2011; 655 SCRA 476 Civil Liberties Union vs Executive Secretary; G.R. No. 83896; 22 Feb 1991; 194 SCRA 317 Imbong […]

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People v Sandiganbayan; G.R. No. 101724; 03 Jul 1992; 211 SCRA 241

FACTS: Private respondent was charged in 1989 with a violation of Republic Act 3019 for acts allegedly committed in 1976. The Sandiganbayan granted his motion to quash on the ground of prescription. [Write a little the passage of BP 195, increasing prescription from 10 years to 15.] ISSUE(S): Whether or not Batas Pambansa Blg. 195, […]

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People v Ferrer; G.R. Nos. L-32613-14; 27 Dec 1972; 43 SCRA 381

FACTS: Private respondents were among those charged with violations of the Anti-Subversion Act which outlawed the Communist Party of the Philippines and other “subversive associations,” and punishes any person who “knowingly, willfully and by overt acts affiliates himself with, becomes or remains a member” of the Party or of any other similar “subversive” organization. Respondent […]

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Bayot v Sandiganbayan; G.R. Nos. L-61776-861; 23 Mar 1984; 128 SCRA 383

FACTS: While petitioner and several of his co-accused were appealing their conviction for multiple counts of estafa, Batas Pambansa Blg. 195 was passed amending, among others, Section 13 of Republic Act No. 3019. Said amendatory law imposes suspension pendent lite of any public officer accused of offenses involving fraudulent use of public funds. ISSUE(S): Whether […]

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