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Republic vs Villasor; G.R. No. L-30671; 28 Nov 1973; 54 SCRA 84

FACTS: ISSUE(S): HELD:  

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Cruz v DENR; GR No. 135385; 06 Dec 2000

  Note: Justice Fidel Purisima retired on October 28, 2000 and was only succeeded by Justice Angelina Sandoval-Gutierrez on December 22, 2000. Hence, when this decision was promulgated on December 6, 2000, there were only fourteen justices in active duty.

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Canonizado v Aguirre; GR No. 133132; 25 Jan 2000; 323 SCRA 312

FACTS: Dela Torres, Canonizado, Pureza and Adiong were appointed Commissioners of NAPOLCOM. They were appointed separately, in various years and their terms had not expired at the time the amendatory law to R.A. 6975 was passed. R.A. 8551 declared the terms of sitting commissioners as expired upon its effectivity. ISSUE(S): Whether or not petitioners were […]

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Carino v CHR; GR No. 96681; 02 Dec 1991; 204 SCRA 483

FACTS: Some 800 school teachers undertook a mass concerted action to protest the alleged failure of public authorities to act upon their grievance. The Secretary of Education served them an order to return to work within 24 hours or face dismissal. For failure to heed to the return-to-work order, eight teachers were administratively charged and […]

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Zaldivar vs SB; GR Nos. L-79690-707; 27 Apr 1988; 160 SCRA 843 / Resolution 19 May 1988

FACTS: Petitioner sought to restrain the Sandiganbayan and Tanodbayan Raul Gonzales from proceeding with the prosecution and hearing of criminal cases against him on the ground that sid cases were filed by said Tanodbayan without legal and constitutional authority. ISSUE(S): Whether or not the Tanodbayan has the authority to conduct preliminary investigations and to direct […]

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