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EVANGELISTA vs PEOPLE

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila SECOND DIVISION G.R. No. 163267               May 5, 2010 TEOFILO EVANGELISTA, Petitioner, vs. THE […]

December 19, 2017

Teofilo Evangelista vs People of the Philippines

G.R. No. 163267 – Criminal Law – Special Criminal Laws – Illegal Possession of Firearms – Constructive Possession In January 1996, Teofilo Evangelista while in Dubai, UAE, was accosted by […]

December 19, 2017

PEOPLE vs YU HAI

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC G.R. No. L-9598             August 15, 1956 THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, plaintiff-appellant, […]

December 6, 2017

People of the Philippines vs Yu Hai

99 Phil. 725 – Criminal Law – Prescription of Offenses – Article 90 – Prescription of Light Offenses Statutory Construction – Intention of the Legislature – Spirit of the Law […]

December 6, 2017

PEOPLE vs MABONG

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC G.R. Nos. L-9805-06             March 29, 1957 THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, plaintiff-appellee, […]

December 6, 2017

People of the Philippines vs Dionisio Mabong

100 Phil. 1069 – Criminal Law – Crimes Against the Fundamental Law of the State– Article 125 – Delay in the Delivery of Detained Persons to the Proper Judicial Authorities […]

December 6, 2017

FLORDELIS vs HIMALALOAN

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila SECOND DIVISION G.R. No. L-48088 July 31, 1978 GOTARDO FLORDELIS, petitioner, vs. HONORABLE EDGAR R. HIMALALOAN, as Acting City […]

December 4, 2017

Gotardo Flordelis versus Judge Edgar Himalaloan

84 SCRA 477- Criminal Law – Crimes Against Public Interest – Perjury – Elements – Sworn Statement Perjured Must Be On Required By Law In January 1978, Gotardo Flordelis was […]

December 4, 2017

GAA vs CA

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila FIRST DIVISION G.R. No. L-44169      December 3, 1985 ROSARIO A. GAA, petitioner, vs. THE HONORABLE COURT OF APPEALS, EUROPHIL INDUSTRIES […]

December 1, 2017

Rosario Gaa versus Court of Appeals et al

140 SCRA 304- Labor Law – Labor Procedures – Garnishment of Salaries – Salary is not Exempt from Execution Remedial Law – Civil Procedure – Limitations on Garnishment Civil Law […]

December 1, 2017

PEOPLE vs JUDGE TAC-AN

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila SECOND DIVISION G.R. No. 148000             February 27, 2003 THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, petitioner, […]

November 28, 2017

People of the Philippines vs Judge Paterno Tac-an

Remedial Law – Criminal Procedure – Presence of private offended party during pre-trial is not required In February 2000, a criminal case for Falsification of Official Public Documents was filed against […]

November 28, 2017

Spouses Jose and Marta Avendaño versus Judge Federico Alikpala et al.

Labor Law – Labor Procedures – Garnishment of Salaries Remedial Law – Civil Procedure – Limitations on Garnishment In 1962, Luzviminda San Pedro filed a case against Spouses Jose and […]

November 25, 2017

ARNADO vs COMELEC

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC G.R. No. 210164          August 18, 2015 ROMMEL C. ARNADO, Petitioner, vs. COMMISSION ON ELECTIONS AND FLORANTE CAPITAN, Respondents. […]

April 10, 2016

Rommel Arnado vs Commission on Elections et al

G.R. No. 210164 – Political Law – Election Law – Republic Act No. 9225 – Qualifications of Local Elective Candidates – Citizenship Requirements – Dual Allegiance Remedial Law – Formal […]

March 12, 2016

GAPAYAO vs FULO

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila FIRST DIVISION G.R. No. 193493               June 13, 2013 JAIME N. GAPAYAO, Petitioner, vs. […]

January 27, 2016

Jaime Gapayao vs Rosario Fulo et al

698 SCRA 485 – Labor Law – Social Legislation – SSS Claims Labor Standards – Hours of Work – Employer-Employee Relations – Control Test Jaime Fulo had been working in […]

January 27, 2016

ALCALA vs DE VERA

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC   A.C. No. 620           March 21, 1974 JOSE ALCALA and AVELINA IMPERIAL, petitioners, vs. HONESTO DE VERA, respondent.   […]

November 18, 2015

Jose Alcala vs Honesto De Vera

56 SCRA 30 – Legal Ethics – Duty of a lawyer to update his client of the status of the case Jose Alcala engaged the services of Atty. Honesto De […]

November 18, 2015

SANTOS vs NLRC

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila FIRST DIVISION   G.R. No. 101699           March 13, 1996 BENJAMIN A. SANTOS, petitioner, vs. NATIONAL LABOR […]

November 9, 2015

Benjamin Santos vs National Labor Relations Commission

Rules of Court are liberally construed in quasi-judicial proceedings but strictly adhered to in regular court proceedings 254 SCRA 673 – Remedial Law – Service of Summons – Jurisdiction […]

November 9, 2015

GABUCAN vs MANTA

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila SECOND DIVISION G.R. No. L-51546          January 28, 1980 JOSE ANTONIO GABUCAN, petitioner-appellant, vs. HON. JUDGE LUIS D. MANTA, JOSEFA G. […]

November 8, 2015

Jose Gabucan vs Judge Luis Manta

A notarial will must have a documentary stamp Without a documentary stamp, it is not admissible in evidence in a probate proceeding At any rate, the documentary stamp may […]

November 8, 2015

ARRIOLA vs PILIPINO STAR

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila THIRD DIVISION G.R. No. 175689               August 13, 2014 GEORGE A. ARRIOLA, Petitioner, […]

October 26, 2015

George Arriola vs Pilipino Star Ngayon, Inc.

A columnist whose column is removed by the newspaper from publication is not ipso facto terminated from work by the newspaper company. Money claims arising from employer-employee relationship: covered […]

October 26, 2015

RESTERIO vs PEOPLE

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila FIRST DIVISION G.R. No. 177438         September 24, 2012 AMADA RESTERIO, Petitioner, vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES Respondent.   D E C […]

October 23, 2015

Amada Resterio vs People of the Philippines

Notice of dishonor must be in writing; verbal notice is not sufficient If notice was sent via registered mail, the affidavit of the mailer must be submitted in court […]

October 23, 2015

QUE vs PEOPLE

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila SECOND DIVISION G.R. No. 75217-18           September 21, 1987 VICTOR QUE, petitioner, vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES and INTERMEDIATE APPELLATE COURT, respondents. […]

October 22, 2015

Victor Que vs People of the Philippines

154 SCRA 161 – Criminal Law – Special Penal Laws – Batas Pambansa Blg. 22 – Checks issued as guarantee In 1986, Victor Que was convicted of violating Batas Pambansa […]

October 22, 2015

YOUNG vs CA

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila SECOND DIVISION G.R. No. 140425             March 10, 2005 JESSE[1] YOUNG, Petitioner, vs. COURT […]

October 22, 2015

Jesse Young vs Court of Appeals

Sending of a demand letter is not a condition precedent in prosecuting BP 22 cases But Notice of Dishonor is indispensable Notice of Dishonor may be through telephone 453 […]

October 22, 2015

CUDIA vs SUPERINTENDENT OF THE PMA

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC G.R. No. 211362          February 24, 2015   FIRST CLASS CADET ALDRIN JEFF P. CUDIA OF THE PHILIPPINE […]

October 18, 2015

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

ATLAS FERTILIZER vs NLRC

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila THIRD DIVISION   G.R. No. 120030        June 17, 1997 ATLAS FERTILIZER CORPORATION, EDUARDO J. SORIANO, and JOSELITO C. PALAPAL, […]

October 14, 2015

Atlas Fertilizer Corporation vs National Labor Relations Commission

273 SCRA 549 – Labor Law – Labor Relations – Preventive Suspension – No need to allege imminent threat in suspension letter Marissa Villanueva and Henry Payot were purchasing officers […]

October 14, 2015

PEOPLE vs KOC SONG

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC G.R. No. L-45043         August 28, 1936 THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, plaintiff-appellee, vs. KOC SONG (alias […]

October 12, 2015

People of the Philippine Islands vs Koc Song

63 Phil. 369 – Criminal Law – Qualified Theft – Grave Abuse of Confidence In January 1936, Koc Song stole various personal properties from Lue Hok. The personal properties he […]

October 12, 2015

PHILIPPINES INTER-FASHION vs NLRC

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila FIRST DIVISION G.R. No. L-59847          October 18, 1982 PHILIPPINES INTER-FASHION, INC., petitioner, vs. NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS COMMISSION, SHERIFF’S OFFICE OF […]

October 11, 2015

Philippines Inter-Fashion, Inc. vs National Labor Relations Commission

117 SCRA 659 – Labor Law – Labor Relations – Illegal Strike – Backwages In January 1980, the Philippines Inter-Fashion, Inc. decided to retrench 40 employees due to alleged lack of available […]

October 11, 2015

HANTEX TRADING vs CA

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila SECOND DIVISION G.R. No. 148241           September 27, 2002 HANTEX TRADING CO., INC., and/or MARIANO CHUA, petitioners, vs. COURT OF APPEALS, […]

October 2, 2015

Hantex Trading Co., Inc. vs Court of Appeals

390 SCRA 181 – Labor Law – Labor Relations – Constructive Dismissal – Refusal to be reinstated not necessarily abandonment In 1994, Bernardo Singson was hired as a sales agent […]

October 2, 2015

SUN INSURANCE vs ASUNCION

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC G.R. Nos. 79937-38          February 13, 1989 SUN INSURANCE OFFICE, LTD., (SIOL), E.B. PHILIPPS and D.J. WARBY, petitioners, vs. […]

September 27, 2015

Sun Insurance Office, Ltd. vs Hon. Maximiano Asuncion

170 SCRA 274 – Remedial Law – Civil Procedure – Filing of a Complaint – Docket Fees In 1984, Sun Insurance Office, Ltd. was sued by Manuel Tiong before the […]

September 27, 2015

SURIGAO MINERAL vs CLORIBEL (1970)

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC   G.R. No. L-27072          January 9, 1970 SURIGAO MINERAL RESERVATION BOARD, ET AL., petitioners, vs. HON. GAUDENCIO CLORIBEL […]

September 26, 2015

Surigao Mineral Reservation Board vs Gaudencio Cloribel (1970)

31 SCRA 1 – Legal Ethics – Duty to Respect Judicial Authorities – Contempt of Court In Re: Contempt Proceedings Against Attorneys Vicente L. Santiago, Jose Beltran Sotto, Graciano C. […]

September 26, 2015

VIVARES vs ST. THERESA’S COLLEGE

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila THIRD DIVISION G.R. No. 202666          September 29, 2014 RHONDA AVE S. VIVARES and SPS. MARGARITA and DAVID SUZARA, Petitioners, vs. […]

August 31, 2015

Rhonda Vivares vs St. Theresa’s College

Political Law – Constitutional Law – Bill of Rights – Right to Privacy – Online Privacy (Social Media) Remedial Law – Special Proceedings – Writ of Habeas Data In January […]

August 31, 2015

GUZMAN vs NU

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC G.R. No. L-68288         July 11, 1986 DIOSDADO GUZMAN, ULYSSES URBIZTONDO, and ARIEL RAMACULA, petitioners, vs. NATIONAL UNIVERSITY and […]

July 5, 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

NAVARRO vs SOLIDUM, JR.

READ CASE DIGEST HERE. Republic of the Philippines SUPREME COURT Manila EN BANC A.C. No. 9872          January 28, 2014 NATIVIDAD P. NAVARRO and HILDA S. PRESBITERO, Complainants, vs. ATTY. IVAN M. […]

July 5, 2015
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