A LAW EACH DAY (KEEPS TROUBLE AWAY)
The legal wife
by Jose C. Sison - September 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Violence against women is punishable under a special law (Republic Act 9262, otherwise known as the Violence against Women and Children Act, VAWC).
Inviolable
by Jose C. Sison - September 11, 2020 - 12:00am
The validity of marriage and the unity of the family are enshrined in our Constitution and statutory laws.
Undischarged burden
by Jose C. Sison - September 4, 2020 - 12:00am
In civil cases, particularly with regards to ownership of property, the burden of proof rests upon the plaintiff who is required to establish his/her claim by preponderance of evidence or the greater weight of credible...
Incapacitated
by Jose C. Sison - August 28, 2020 - 12:00am
Aspouse may have given free and voluntary consent to a marriage but is nonetheless incapable of fulfilling the essential marital obligations.
Unfounded belief
by Jose C. Sison - August 21, 2020 - 12:00am
If one of the spouses to a marriage has disappeared or has been missing for four consecutive years and the/spouse present has a well-founded belief that the absent spouse is already dead, said spouse present may...
Reasonable doubt
by Jose C. Sison - August 14, 2020 - 12:00am
Basic is the rule in the prosecution of crimes that everyone is presumed innocent until proven guilty beyond reasonable doubt.
Dangerous tendency
by Atty. Jose C. Sison - August 7, 2020 - 12:00am
Although the next election is still about two years away, the Commission on Elections should already act expeditiously to plug the loopholes discovered in the previous elections conducted under the Automated Election...
Credibility of witnesses
by Jose C. Sison - July 31, 2020 - 12:00am
This is another case involving the issue of credibility of witnesses.
Incredible defense
by Jose C. Sison - July 24, 2020 - 12:00am
This is another case of rape where the usual defense raised by the accused is that the victim willingly agreed to the sexual intercourse.
Endless and untiring mission
by Atty. Jose C. Sison - July 17, 2020 - 12:00am
There is no doubt that the junking of the bill for the renewal of the franchise of ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corp. to operate its TV station is highly questionable and extremely controversial.
Disabled but competent witness
by Jose C. Sison - July 10, 2020 - 12:00am
This is another case where the main issue raised is the competency and credibility of a child as a witness.
Genuine motives
by Atty. Jose C. Sison - July 3, 2020 - 12:00am
Illegal recruitment is the promise and offer of employment to a person or persons for a fee without being first duly licensed to engage in such activity.
Unequalled love
by Atty. Jose C. Sison - June 26, 2020 - 12:00am
This is another case of custody and care of a child.
Cold blooded and evil plan
by Jose C. Sison - June 19, 2020 - 12:00am
This case is also about the different circumstances that mitigates or aggravates the crime committed.
Less grave offense
by Atty. Jose C. Sison - June 12, 2020 - 12:00am
Treachery is a circumstance which aggravates the killing of a person to the crime of murder instead of homicide.
Heinous crimes
by Atty. Jose C. Sison - June 5, 2020 - 12:00am
The crimes committed in these cases happened when death as a capital punishment was not yet abolished.
Fake news
by Jose C. Sison - May 29, 2020 - 12:00am
This case is about Article 142 of the Revised Penal Code which punishes any person who shall write, publish or circulate scurrilous libels against any duly constituted authorities of the government, or which tend...
Biased and unfair to ABS-CBN
by Jose C. Sison - May 22, 2020 - 12:00am
There is no doubt that all persons are entitled to their own opinions particularly those who write articles in the op-ed sections of newspapers.
Independent and relevant
by Jose C. Sison - May 15, 2020 - 12:00am
The general rule is that a witness can testify only as to the facts which he knows of his personal knowledge or derived from his own perception.
Rebuttable presumption
by Jose C. Sison - May 8, 2020 - 12:00am
Crimes against chastity, like almost all other crimes, are usually committed in secrecy and privacy such that courts are constrained to rely upon the uncorroborated testimony of the complaining woman.
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