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...
Hybrid and stronger system
by Jose C. Sison - August 10, 2018 - 12:00am
The government campaign for federalism has boomeranged. Instead of convincing people to adopt it because of its merits and advantages as a form of government for our country, more and more people including those...
Controversial and absurd moves
by Jose C. Sison - August 3, 2018 - 12:00am
The House of Representatives is really living up to its reputation as the more unruly and less intelligent legislative body.
Sudden and unexpected
by Jose C. Sison - August 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Treachery is one of the circumstances that qualify the crime homicide or killing a person into a more serious offense of murder with a graver penalty. But what constitutes treachery and how is it proven? These are...
Unfortunate happenings
by Jose C. Sison - July 27, 2018 - 12:00am
The state of the nation remains the same even as we enter the third year of Duterte’s term as President.
Valid and legal order
by Jose C. Sison - July 25, 2018 - 12:00am
Republic Act (RA) 9262 or the Anti-Violence against Women and their Children Act (VAWCI), allows the issuance of a Temporary Protection Order (TPO) by the court upon filing an application.
More participative but less political
by Jose C. Sison - July 20, 2018 - 12:00am
It is truly sad to note that politics and vested political interests have reared their ugly heads in the proposed changes to our Constitution, particularly the change in the form of government from the present unitary...
Speaking for itself
by Jose C. Sison - July 18, 2018 - 12:00am
This is a novel case about medical malpractice or the liability of a surgeon, anesthesio logist and a hospital for damages due to the negligence in the performance of their duties to a patient.
Time for important changes
by Jose C. Sison - July 13, 2018 - 12:00am
During these times of confusion and uncertainty in our country’s history, apparently because of a leader with a volatile and inconsistent mind, and with despotic tendencies, Filipinos are becoming more and...
by Jose C. Sison - July 11, 2018 - 12:00am
A minor or incompetent person can do acts with legal effect only through a guardian duly appointed by the Court. Minor is a person below 21 years old, while an incompetent is a person, 21 years old and above but...
Historic document
by Jose C. Sison - July 6, 2018 - 12:00am
It is now quite imminent that our Republic will have a federal constitution.
Incomplete defense
by Jose C. Sison - July 4, 2018 - 12:00am
Another common defense raised by those accused of a crime, is self defense.
Timely and useful reminders
by Jose C. Sison - June 29, 2018 - 12:00am
It is really the first time in our country’s history that a President has interfered with the religious beliefs of the people.
Sufficient proof of paternity
by Jose C. Sison - June 27, 2018 - 12:00am
Under Article 283 of the Civil Code, paragraphs 2, 3 and 4 (now Article 172 in relation to Article 175 and 176 of the Family Code), a father is obliged to recognize a child born out of wedlock, as his illegitimate...
Novel and unprecedented
by Jose C. Sison - June 22, 2018 - 12:00am
As expected, the eight Justices of the Supreme Court denied Sereno’s Motion for Reconsideration of their previous decision ousting her as their Chief Justice.
Divorce, Filipino style
by Jose C. Sison - June 20, 2018 - 12:00am
Under Philippine laws, marriage is an inviolable social institution, so absolute divorce is not allowed.
Impeachable offenses
by Jose C. Sison - June 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Whatever the Diehard Duterte Supporters think, there is something weird in the declarations and actuations of their idol.
Evidence of guilt
by Jose C. Sison - June 13, 2018 - 12:00am
The usual defense of an accused in the crime of rape is denial and alibi.
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