In the heat of anger
by Jose C. Sison - October 18, 2019 - 12:00am
Pursuant to Article 358 of the Revised Penal Code, the imputation of a crime, vice or defect, or any act, omission status or circumstances, real or imaginary, which tends to cause dishonor, discredit or contempt...
Credible eyewitness
by Jose C. Sison - October 11, 2019 - 12:00am
Usually crimes are committed without eyewitnesses so that the culprit will not be identified and thus escape liability.
Our unsung heroes/heroines
by Jose C. Sison - October 4, 2019 - 12:00am
Tomorrow, Oct. 5, and the fifth day of Oct. every year is National Teachers’ Day as declared by Republic Act 10743.
Heir apparent
by Jose C. Sison - September 27, 2019 - 12:00am
This is a case about the inheritance of several properties covered by a Last Will and Testament.
Useless and harmful bill
by Jose C. Sison - September 20, 2019 - 12:00am
Among the alarming news these days is the item about the Divorce Bill that is once more being revived for deliberation, revision and approval of Congress.
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,...
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...
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.
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