Tag: Constitutional Law 2

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. ISSUE(S): Whether or not Batas Pambansa Blg. 195, an amendatory law which increased prescription from 10 years to 15, is applicable to the […]

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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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Perez v CA; G.R. No. L-80838; 29 Nov 1988; 168 SCRA 236

FACTS: Petitioner was charged with and convicted of the crime of consented abduction. He was later acquitted on appeal, the Court of Appeals ruling that he committed seduction and not abduction. Subsequently, private complainant filed another criminal complaint against him for qualified seduction. ISSUE(S): Whether or not the filing of a subsequent information arising from […]

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Bogo-Medellin Milling Co. v Son; G.R. No. 80268; 27 May 1992; 209 SCRA 329

FACTS: Petitioner Robert Hermosa and private respondent were charged with the crime of qualified theft of a large rubber tire. After their arraignment but before the prosecution could commence, the original judge discharged petitioner Hermosa from the information on the instance of petitioner Bogo-Medellin that he be utilized as a state witness against his co-accused. […]

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