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...
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.
Erasing all doubts
by Jose C. Sison - June 7, 2019 - 12:00am
Up to now, talks are still ongoing about the elections held last May 13, 2019. People cannot forget and are still entertaining doubts on the over-all results of said elections both in the national and local levels....
Irrelevant, immaterial
by Jose C. Sison - June 5, 2019 - 12:00am
Under Article 267 of the Revised Penal Code, the crime of kidnapping for ransom is committed when a person is deprived, in any manner, of his liberty for the purpose of extorting money, price or consideration from...
Making a difference
by Jose C. Sison - May 31, 2019 - 12:00am
People join civic organizations or service clubs for various reasons. There are those who become members to establish contacts that are useful and beneficial to their business or professions, while others also join...
Admissible confession
by Jose C. Sison - May 29, 2019 - 12:00am
This is another case of a confession made outside the court and not during a judicial proceeding, which is known as an extra-judicial confession.
Suspicious and intriguing developments
by Jose C. Sison - May 24, 2019 - 12:00am
People cannot really help but be intrigued and somewhat exasperated at the recent incident involving former Supreme Court Justice and ex Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales.
Cause and effect
by Jose C. Sison - May 22, 2019 - 12:00am
This case involves an offense constituting psychological violence under RA 9262 otherwise known as the Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children (VAWC) Act of 2004.
Invaluable role
by Jose C. Sison - May 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Cyber space is really playing an important and invaluable role in our country today. Such role is especially manifested and proven in the last elections.
Novel and unique issue
by Jose C. Sison - May 15, 2019 - 12:00am
A laundry woman usually works as domestic servant rendering services in an employer’s home and ministering exclusively to the personal comfort and enjoyment of the employer’s family.
Unproven charges
by Jose C. Sison - May 10, 2019 - 12:00am
It looks like the much vaunted war on prohibited and dangerous drugs which Duterte launched right after he assumed office is turning out to be a farce and getting murkier.
Desperate and distraught
by Jose C. Sison - May 8, 2019 - 12:00am
The crime of serious illegal detention under Article 267 of the Revised Penal Code (RPC) is committed when a person, simulating a public authority, detains and illegally deprives a minor, female or public officer...
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