Tag: Constitutional Law 1

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

FACTS: ISSUE(S): HELD:  

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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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