Jose C. Sison
Jose C. Sison
  • Articles
  • Authors
No more distinction
by Jose C. Sison - September 13, 2019 - 12:00am
Pursuant to Republic Act (RA) 8353 otherwise known as the “Anti-Rape Law of 1997,” the definition of the crime of rape has been expanded to include not only rape by sexual intercourse but also “rape...
Aggravating, mitigating and exempting
by Jose C. Sison - September 6, 2019 - 12:00am
This case is about circumstances which affect the criminal liability of an accused.
Baseless but damaging complaint
by Jose C. Sison - August 30, 2019 - 12:00am
The complaint for disbarment of a lawyer is an administrative and disciplinary action that has grave and serious consequences to the lawyer involved.
Unprivileged and unprotected communication
by Jose C. Sison - August 23, 2019 - 12:00am
The freedom of speech and of the press is protected by our Constitution particularly Section 4, Article III of the Bill of Rights.
Ensuring harmony
by Jose C. Sison - August 16, 2019 - 12:00am
This is a case of adoption. The general rule here is that if the adopter is married and has children, the adoption must be filed by the couple jointly and must be with the consent of the adopter’s other children,...
Lagot si Titser
by Jose C. Sison - August 13, 2019 - 12:00am
HINATULAN pa rin ng RTC si Rosa sa kasong child abuse (Section 10, a, Article VI, RA 7610) at ang parusa ay apat na taon, dalawang buwan at isang araw na kulong hanggang anim na taon at isang araw.
More serious offense
by Jose C. Sison - August 9, 2019 - 12:00am
Pursuant to Republic Act (RA) 7610, inflicting physical injuries on a minor child to maltreat or malign him/her in a manner that would debase, demean, or degrade his/her dignity constitutes child abuse with a heavier...
Useless and inhumane
by Jose C. Sison - August 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Under Section 19, Article III of the Constitution which took effect on Feb. 2, 1987, death penalty shall not be imposed, unless for compelling reasons involving heinous crimes, the Congress hereafter provides for...
Qualifying circumstances
by Jose C. Sison - July 26, 2019 - 12:00am
Crimes against persons are of two kinds: Destruction of life and Physical Injuries. Two of the crimes consisting of the destruction of life are murder and homicide.
Incredulous and absurd
by Jose C. Sison - July 19, 2019 - 12:00am
The crime of rape is usually committed without anyone watching. Hence the guilt or innocence of the accused mainly lies on the credibility of the testimony of either the victim or the accused.
Different offenses
by Jose C. Sison - July 12, 2019 - 12:00am
Republic Act No. 9208 or the Anti Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003 punishes four different offenses: (1) Acts of Trafficking in Persons under Section 4; (2) Acts that Promote Trafficking in Persons under section...
Nakalusot sa kalaboso
by Jose C. Sison - July 9, 2019 - 12:00am
BILANG depensa, tumestigo si Laura na noong araw at oras na iyon ay nasa loob sila ng bahay ng kanyang asawa at apat na taong gulang na anak na babae nang biglang pumasok ang limang armadong lalaki na bigla na lang...
Gross immorality
by Jose C. Sison - July 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Lawyers must conform to the highest standards of morality. They should not engage in conduct that adversely reflects on their fitness to practice law, nor should they behave scandalously to the discredit of the legal...
Procedural lapses
by Jose C. Sison - July 3, 2019 - 12:00am
Violations of R.A. 9165 or the Dangerous Drugs Act are usually committed in a clandestine manner. So, law enforcers have devised a method to effectively catch the culprits known as the “buy-bust operations”....
Better alternative
by Jose C. Sison - June 28, 2019 - 12:00am
No matter how one looks at them, the subsequent moves and reactions of President Duterte on the Filipino boat sinking incident are indeed highly questionable and may even be in violation of our Constitution.
by Jose C. Sison - June 26, 2019 - 12:00am
The suit for recovery of damages due to serious physical injuries sustained in a vehicular accident is based on quasi-delict (culpa aquiliana) which means any act or omission that causes damage to another there being...
Unending controversies
by Jose C. Sison - June 21, 2019 - 12:00am
Since the start of his term in 2016, controversies and confusions continue to hound Duterte (PRRD) and his administration.
Mere privilege, not a right
by Jose C. Sison - June 19, 2019 - 12:00am
This case involves the practice of law. As ruled by the Supreme Court here, the practice of law is not a natural, absolute or constitutional right granted to everyone who wants or demands it.
Great and noble principles
by Jose C. Sison - June 14, 2019 - 12:00am
One of the purposes of our Constitution found in its Preamble is “to secure to ourselves and our posterity the blessings of independence and democracy under the rule of law.
Conclusively presumed
by Jose C. Sison - June 12, 2019 - 12:00am
The best documentary evidence of a marriage is the marriage contract itself freely and voluntarily signed by the parties after obtaining a marriage license.
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | ... | 210 | 211 | 212 | 213 | 214
Are you sure you want to log out?
Login is one of the most vibrant, opinionated, discerning communities of readers on cyberspace. With your meaningful insights, help shape the stories that can shape the country. Sign up now!

or sign in with