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Greco Belgica vs Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa

710 SCRA 1 – Political Law – Constitutional Law – Local Government – Invalid Delegation Legislative Department – Invalid Delegation of Legislative Power This case is consolidated with G.R. No. 208493 and G.R. […]

May 21, 2014

Percival Moday vs Court of Appeals

268 SCRA 586 – Political Law – Municipal Corporation – Eminent Domain – Disapproval by SP of SB Resolution Percival Moday is a landowner in Bunawan, Agusan del Sur. In […]

June 24, 2011

Cebu Oxygen & Acetylene Co., Inc. vs Judge Pascual Bercilles

66 SCRA 481 – Political Law – Municipal Corporation – Patrimonial Property – Discretionary Power In 1968, a terminal portion of a street in Cebu was excluded in the city’s […]

June 24, 2011

Antonio Favis vs The City of Baguio

27 SCRA 1060 – Political Law – Municipal Corporation – Damnum Absque Injuria – Patrimonial Property – Discretionary Power Antonio Favis owns a parcel of land fronting Lapu-Lapu street in […]

June 24, 2011

What are the two phases of expropriation cases?

The first is concerned with the determination of the authority of the plaintiff to exercise the power of eminent domain and the propriety of its exercise in the context of […]

June 24, 2011

Brgy. San Roque, Talisay, Cebu vs Heirs of Franco Pastor

334 SCRA 127 – Political Law – Municipal Corporation – Eminent Domain – Expropriation – BP 129 In 1997, Brgy. San Roque of Talisay, Cebu filed for an expropriation suit […]

June 24, 2011

Acebedo Optical Company, Inc. vs Court of Appeals

314 SCRA 315 – Political Law – Municipal Corporation – Proprietary Functions – Police Power Acebedo Optical Company, Inc. applied for a business permit to operate in Iligan City. After […]

June 24, 2011

Rolando Canet vs Julieta Decena

420 SCRA 388 – Political Law – Municipal Corporation – Adminsitrative Powers – Cockfighting Rolando Canet was a cockpit operator in Bula, Camarines Sur while Julieta Decena was the mayor […]

June 24, 2011

Roberto Tayaban vs People of the Philippines

517 SCRA 488 – Political Law – Municipal Corporation – Police Power of LGUs In 1988, Roberto Tayaban was the mayor of Tinoc, Ifugao. He made a project proposal with the […]

June 23, 2011

Rogelio Bagabuyo vs Commission on Elections

573 SCRA 290 – Political Law – Local Government – Reapportionment Municipal Corporation – Plebiscite Cagayan de Oro used to have only one legislative district. But in 2006, CdO Congressman Constantino […]

June 23, 2011

Bai Sandra Sema vs Commission on Elections

558 SCRA 700 – Political Law – Municipal Corporation – Creation of LGUs by Autonomous Regions (ARMM) – Population Requirement The Province of Maguindanao is part of ARMM. Cotabato City […]

June 23, 2011

Heherson Alvarez vs Teofisto Guingona, Jr.

252 SCRA 695 – Political Law – Municipal Corporation – LGU Requirement – Income – Inclusion of IRAs In April 1993, House Bill 8817 (An Act Converting the Municipality of […]

June 23, 2011

Humberto Basco vs Philippine Amusements and Gaming Corporation

197 SCRA 52 – Political Law – Constitutional Law – Bill of Rights – Equal Protection Clause Municipal Corporation – Local Autonomy – Imperium in Imperio In 1977, the Philippine Amusements […]

June 23, 2011