Wrong reason
by Jose C. Sison - January 16, 2019 - 12:00am
This is a case about the nullity of marriage from the very start allegedly because of the psychological incapacity of one of the parties to perform the essential marital obligations (Article 36 of the Family Code)....
A ‘sham and a shame’
by Jose C. Sison - January 11, 2019 - 12:00am
One of the main reasons why Rodrigo Roa Duterte (PRRD) was elected President last 2016 was his advocacy of a federal form of government. Majority of Filipinos really believe that federalism will be more appropriate...
Voluntary but inadmissible
by Jose C. Sison - January 9, 2019 - 12:00am
This case involves an admission or confession of guilt made while under police investigation and before being charged in court.
New year, new hope
by Jose C. Sison - January 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Welcoming the New Year 2019 is really quite different because it is not as noisy as in previous New Year celebrations.
Breaking a solemn promise
by Jose C. Sison - January 2, 2019 - 12:00am
Seduction is a crime punishable by our Revised Penal Code (Article 338).
Wish list
by Jose C. Sison - December 28, 2018 - 12:00am
With so many unexpected and unpredicted happenings during the year about to end especially under a President who confused people as to when he is joking and when he is serious.
More credible
by Jose C. Sison - December 26, 2018 - 12:00am
In rape cases, the evidence usually consists of the testimony of the victim to prove the charge as against the contradictory testimony of the accused.
Beautiful seasons’ message
by Jose C. Sison - December 21, 2018 - 12:00am
It is four days before Christmas and the Christmas spirit really permeates the hearts and minds of most of us.
Unproven defense
by Jose C. Sison - December 19, 2018 - 12:00am
In most cases, an accused raises the defense of denial in the commission of a crime. But there are also cases when the accused admits committing the crime, but raises the defense of avoiding or preventing an evil...
Nagging questions
by Jose C. Sison - December 14, 2018 - 12:00am
As I read the headlines in the newspapers about the extension of martial law in Mindanao for another year, several questions that should have long been answered and resolved, keep coming back into my mind.
Compensable death
by Jose C. Sison - December 12, 2018 - 12:00am
When an employee suffers injury or death from any accident arising out of and in the course of employment, his/her employer shall pay compensation for such injury or death.
Sad realities
by Jose C. Sison - December 7, 2018 - 12:00am
At this stage in our country’s history we have to bear so many sad realities.
Unnecessary and dispensable party
by Jose C. Sison - December 5, 2018 - 12:00am
This is another case of love triangle. The question arising here is the liability of the third party in the love triangle, or the common-law wife, in connection with a case involving the conjugal properties of the...
Hopes and fears
by Jose C. Sison - November 30, 2018 - 12:00am
More and more people are now gettin g convinced that Duterte does not consider our Constitution as the basic law of the land by which the “fundamental powers of the government are established, limited and defined,...
Foreboding signs
by Jose C. Sison - November 23, 2018 - 12:00am
The first state visit in 13 years of China’s President Xi Jinping, highlights a very significant, abrupt and critical shift in our foreign policy.
Emergency ceremony
by Jose C. Sison - November 21, 2018 - 12:00am
TThis is a case involving marriage in “articulo mortis” where one of the parties is at the point of death, after living as husband and wife without being legally married yet.
Intriguing and alarming
by Jose C. Sison - November 16, 2018 - 12:00am
The Sandiganbayan decision convicting Imelda Romualdez-Marcos of seven counts of graft and corruption is really long overdue.
Legal presumptions
by Jose C. Sison - November 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Our laws provide special safeguards and care for children including appropriate legal protection before and after birth.
Never again
by Jose C. Sison - November 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Posted in the social media is a news item about the abolition of Congress. What’s so troubling about this news is that the proposal is coming from Malacanang itself through Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo...
Binding and obligatory
by Jose C. Sison - November 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Usually during Christmas time, employers gratuitously and voluntarily give bonuses to their employees as gestures of gratitude and as a way of enabling them to celebrate a merrier and happier holidays.
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