Criminal Law, Remedial Law

Jadewell Parking v. Judge Lidua, G.R. No. 169588 October 7, 2013 J. Leonen Prescription of Offenses, Violation of Ordinances

FACTS: Jadewell Parking Systems Corporation, through its General Manager Norma Tan, et al., alleged in their affidavit-complaint that on May 17, 2003, respondents Edwin Ang, Benedicto Balajadia and John Doe dismantled, took and carried away the clamp attached to the left front wheel of a Mitsubishi Adventure owned by Edwin Ang, which was then illegally… Read More Jadewell Parking v. Judge Lidua, G.R. No. 169588 October 7, 2013 J. Leonen Prescription of Offenses, Violation of Ordinances

Criminal Law

People v. Lim G.R. No. 231989, September 4, 2018 R.A. 9165, Chain of Custody

FACTS:  A buy-bust operation was conducted based on a report of a confidential informant (CI) that a certain “Romy” has been engaged in the sale of prohibited drugs.  The CI knocked at the door of a house and uttered, “ayo, nong Romy.” A certain Gorres came out and invited them to enter. Inside, Lim was… Read More People v. Lim G.R. No. 231989, September 4, 2018 R.A. 9165, Chain of Custody

Criminal Law

HDMF PAG-IBIG FUND v. Sagun G.R. No. 205698, July 31, 2018 Syndicated Estafa, Simple Estafa

FACTS:  Globe Asiatique, through its president Delfin Lee, entered into a Window I – Contract to Sell (CTS) Real Estate Mortgage with Buy-back Guaranty take out mechanism with the Home Development Mutual Fund (HDMF), also known as the Pag-Ibig Fund, for its Xevera Bacolor Project in Pampanga. Both parties also executed various Funding Commitment Agreements… Read More HDMF PAG-IBIG FUND v. Sagun G.R. No. 205698, July 31, 2018 Syndicated Estafa, Simple Estafa

Criminal Law

IN RE: CORRECTION/ADJUSTMENT OF PENALTY PURSUANT TO R.A. NO. 10951, IN RELATION TO HERNAN v. SANDIGANBAYAN G.R. No. 240347, August 14, 2018 Penalties

FACTS: This is a Petition for Release, praying for the immediate release of Samuel Saganib y Lutong (petitioner) pursuant to the provisions of R.A. No. 109512 and this Court’s ruling in Hernan v. Sandiganbayan. Petitioner was convicted of the crime of Estafa under Article 315, paragraph 2(a) of the RPC for pretending to be a… Read More IN RE: CORRECTION/ADJUSTMENT OF PENALTY PURSUANT TO R.A. NO. 10951, IN RELATION TO HERNAN v. SANDIGANBAYAN G.R. No. 240347, August 14, 2018 Penalties

Criminal Law

People v. Dicto Arpa and Maalum Arpa G.R. No. L-26789. April 25, 1969 Aggravating Circumstance of a conflagration, shipwreck, earthquake, epidemic, or other calamity or misfortune

FACTS: Having boarded a motor banca owned by Epimaco Mola, together with other passengers bound for Talicud Island, Davao, and once the motor banca was in the middle of the sea and when it developed engine trouble, the accused, conspiring together and helping one another, with intent to steal the motor banca and by means… Read More People v. Dicto Arpa and Maalum Arpa G.R. No. L-26789. April 25, 1969 Aggravating Circumstance of a conflagration, shipwreck, earthquake, epidemic, or other calamity or misfortune

Criminal Law

People of the Philippines v. Pastores,et al G.R. No. L-29800, August 31, 1971 Rape

FACTS: Complainant Minda V. Reyes testified that in the evening of August 5, 1966, she attended the coronation ceremony held at the St. Mary’s College in Nueva Vizcaya where she was then a 4th year BSE Student. The affair ended at about 11:30 in the evening, and she left the school with her boyfriend Augusto… Read More People of the Philippines v. Pastores,et al G.R. No. L-29800, August 31, 1971 Rape

Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Political Law

Ty-Delgado v. HRET G.R. 219603 January 26, 2016 Libel, Malice, Moral Turpitude, Grave Abuse of Discretion, Election Code

FACTS: Philip A. Pichay was convicted by final judgment of four counts of libel. In lieu of imprisonment, he was sentenced to pay a fine in the amount of P6,000.00 for each count of libel and 1 Million Pesos as moral damages. This Decision became final and executory on 1 June 2009.  On 9 October… Read More Ty-Delgado v. HRET G.R. 219603 January 26, 2016 Libel, Malice, Moral Turpitude, Grave Abuse of Discretion, Election Code

Criminal Law

People v. Ubay G.R. No. L-17616 May 30, 1962 Prescription of Offenses, Unjust Vexation

FACTS: On the complaint of Michaela B. de Magadia, an information was filed docketed as Criminal Case No. 6751, for Trespass to Dwelling, against the accused Felipe Abuy. On arraignment, the accused Abuy pleaded not guilty, and the case was thereafter tried. During trial, the prosecution moved for the dismissal of the case, on the… Read More People v. Ubay G.R. No. L-17616 May 30, 1962 Prescription of Offenses, Unjust Vexation

Criminal Law

People v. Sendaydiego G.R. Nos. L-33252-54. January 20, 1978 Falsification as a means to Commit a Crime

FACTS: Licerio P. Sendaydiego, the provincial treasurer of Pangasinan, in conspiracy with Juan Samson, an employee of a lumber and hardware store in Dagupan City, and with Anastacio Quirimit, the provincial auditor, as an accomplice, used six (6) forged provincial vouchers in order to embezzle from the road and bridge fund the total sum of… Read More People v. Sendaydiego G.R. Nos. L-33252-54. January 20, 1978 Falsification as a means to Commit a Crime

Criminal Law, Remedial Law

Abay v. People G.R. No. 165896 September 19, 2008 Highway Robbery/Brigandage, Evidence, Confession, Admission, Alibi

FACTS: An Information was filed charging Rustico Abay, Jr., Reynaldo Darilag, Ramoncito Aban, Ernesto Ricalde, Ramon Punzalan, Ariston Reyes, Isagani Espeleta, Cesar Camacho, Leonardo Perello and Danilo Pascual with the crime of Highway Robbery/Brigandage. Thelma Andrade, a conductress of the Kapalaran Bus Line, testified that in the evening of February 17, 1994, the bus she… Read More Abay v. People G.R. No. 165896 September 19, 2008 Highway Robbery/Brigandage, Evidence, Confession, Admission, Alibi