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Human Rights

Aldrin Jeff Cudia vs The Superintendent of the Philippine Military Academy

PMA, as an academic institution, has the right to remove erring cadets under the principle of academic freedom But PMA must still observe due process in removing cadets PMA […]

October 17, 2015

Diosdado Guzman vs National University

142 SCRA 699 – Political Law – Bill of Rights – Due Process – Due Process in Educational Institutions In 1984, Diosdado Guzman and two others complained that the National […]

July 5, 2015

In Human Rights, how are rights classified?

In the study of Human Rights, rights are classified according: to source, to recipient, to aspect of life, to struggle for recognition, and to derogability. The classification is discussed below. […]

April 14, 2012

What are the basic characteristics of human rights?

The following are the basic characteristics of human rights: 1. Inherent –  Human Rights are inherent because they are not granted by any person or authority. 2. Fundamental – Human […]

December 10, 2011

What is the definition of human rights?

The United Nations defined human rights as those rights which are inherent in our nature, and without which we cannot live as human beings. Human rights and fundamental freedoms allow […]

December 10, 2011

Jose B.L. Reyes vs Ramon Bagatsing

125 SCRA 553 – Political Law – Freedom of Speech – Primacy of the Constitution over International Law Retired Justice JBL Reyes in behalf of the members of the Anti-Bases […]

November 26, 2011

Jovito Salonga vs Rolando Hermoso

Right to travel is not suspended during martial law A republican State under martial law must still abide by the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Basic constitutional rights are still […]

November 25, 2011

Boris Mejoff vs Director of Prisons

90 Phil. 70 – Political Law – Universal Declaration of Human Rights Boris Mejoff was a Russian citizen who was arrested for being suspected as a Japanese spy after the Philippine liberation. […]

November 9, 2011