Feudal state
by Jose C. Sison - October 19, 2018 - 12:00am
Under the Constitution (Section 26, Article II), “The State shall guarantee equal access to opportunities for public service and prohibit political dynasties as may be defined by law.”
Still guilty
by Jose C. Sison - October 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Sometimes when a suspect has been caught by the police and undergoes investigation, he may already confess to the crime supposedly committed.
Illustrious club
by Jose C. Sison - October 12, 2018 - 12:00am
People join private organizations or clubs for various purposes.
Unconventional but not immoral
by Jose C. Sison - October 10, 2018 - 12:00am
One of the conditions for admission to the bar is possession of good moral character which must be also preserved in order to continue membership therein.
Unwholesome atmosphere
by Jose C. Sison - October 5, 2018 - 12:00am
It is really very unfortunate that our country and our people have been so divided and so belligerent against each other under this administration.
Essence of the crime
by Jose C. Sison - October 3, 2018 - 12:00am
The general rule is that in order to be convicted of a crime beyond reasonable doubt, the corpus delicti or the body of the offense or the essence of the crime, must first be proved.
Rule of law
by Jose C. Sison - September 28, 2018 - 12:00am
It is premature to make conclusions and interpretations on the latest order of arrest issued by the Regional Trial Court of Makati City, Branch 150.
Procurer and facilitator
by Jose C. Sison - September 26, 2018 - 12:00am
RA 7610 penalizes anyone who engages in, or promotes, facilitates, or induces child prostitution either by: (1) acting as procurer of a child prostitute; or (2) inducing a person to be a client of a child prostitute...
True state of the nation
by Jose C. Sison - September 21, 2018 - 12:00am
During these times, people really hope and pray that Duterte will realize what is really happening in our country now. He should not merely rely on what his minions tell him but keep his ears on the ground.
Direct and natural consequence
by Jose C. Sison - September 19, 2018 - 12:00am
A person who commits a felony is liable for the direct, natural and logical consequences of the wrongful act even when the resulting crime is more serious than that intended.
Heroes and heroines forevermore
by Jose C. Sison - September 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Let me devote this piece to a very significant event that we are now commemorating which started last Sept. 5 and will end on Oct. 5.
Lesser degree
by Jose C. Sison - September 12, 2018 - 12:00am
Having sexual intercourse with a woman through force and intimidation is a crime of rape punishable under Article 335 of the Revised Penal Code.
Another controversy
by Jose C. Sison - September 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Once more, Duterte has made another highly questionable and controversial move.
Un-concocted and un-contrived
by Jose C. Sison - September 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Even the sole testimony of a witness like the victim himself who positively identified the accused is enough proof to establish guilt beyond reasonable doubt of the crime committed by said accused.
Questionable appointment
by Jose C. Sison - August 31, 2018 - 12:00am
One particular fact that is quite clear under the present administration is that the actions and decisions especially of President Duterte are often times questionable and controversial.
Solely responsible
by Jose C. Sison - August 29, 2018 - 12:00am
When the crimes committed are more than one, and by a band, the act of one is the act of all.
State of health and wealth
by Jose C. Sison - August 24, 2018 - 12:00am
The most noticeable and outstanding change under the present administration are the thick clouds hovering over the entire country which keep all of us in the dark.
Positively identified
by Jose C. Sison - August 22, 2018 - 12:00am
In the prosecution of crimes, the identity of the accused is important to prove guilt beyond reasonable doubt.
Futile ‘wars’
by Jose C. Sison - August 17, 2018 - 12:00am
It is now getting clearer and more obvious that this administration is not winning the ongoing “wars” it has pursued against drugs, graft and corruption and other crimes.
Undue liberties
by Jose C. Sison - August 15, 2018 - 12:00am
An employer, employee, manager, supervisor, agent of the employer, teacher, instructor, professor, coach, trainor or any other person having authority, influence or moral ascendancy over another in a work or training...
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