Appeals, Criminal Law, Remedial Law

De Lima v. Guerrero G.R. No. 229781, October 10, 2017 Jurisdiction over Offenses and Felonies Committed by Public Officers 

FACTS: LEILA M. DE LIMA, RAFAEL MARCOS Z. RAGOS and RONNIE P. DAYAN, were accused of violation of Section 5, in relation to Section 3 (jj), Section 26 (b) and Section 28, Republic Act No. 9165, otherwise known as the Comprehensive Dangerous Act of 2002, in Criminal Case No. 17-165, the Information of which reads: That within… Read More De Lima v. Guerrero G.R. No. 229781, October 10, 2017 Jurisdiction over Offenses and Felonies Committed by Public Officers 

Remedial Law

Asistio v. People G.R. No. 200465, April 20, 2015 Jurisdiction in Criminal Cases

FACTS: Petitioner Jocelyn Asistio was charged with violation of Section 46 of the Cooperative Code of the Philippines RA No. 6938.  The accusatory portion of the Information filed against her reads: That on or about July 27, 1998, in the City of Manila, Philippines, the said accused, being then the Chairperson and Managing Director of… Read More Asistio v. People G.R. No. 200465, April 20, 2015 Jurisdiction in Criminal Cases

Legal Ethics, Remedial Law

PHILIPPINE NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION CORP. v. APAC MARKETING CORP G.R. No. 190957 June 5, 2013 Attorney’s Fees

FACTS: The present case involves a simple purchase transaction between defendant-appellant PNCC and plaintiff-appellee APAC involving crushed basalt rock delivered by plaintiff-appellee to defendant-appellant PNCC. Plaintiff-appellee filed with the trial court a complaint against defendants-appellees for collection of sum of money with damages. Defendants-appellants filed a motion to dismiss, alleging that the complaint was premature… Read More PHILIPPINE NATIONAL CONSTRUCTION CORP. v. APAC MARKETING CORP G.R. No. 190957 June 5, 2013 Attorney’s Fees

Remedial Law

Ngo v. Gabello et al. G.R. No. 207707, August 24, 2020 RA 7160 (Local Government Code of 1991) Barangay Conciliation Proceedings

FACTS: On September 24, 2008, Antonio Ngo filed before the RTC of Manila, a complaint for recovery of possession of a parcel of land covered by TCT No. 250439 (subject property) against herein respondents Visitacion Gabelo, Erlinda Abella, Petra Perez, Eduardo Traquena, Erlinda Traquena, Ulysis Mateo, Alfonso Placido, Leonardo Traquena, Susana Rendon and Mateo Trinidad. In… Read More Ngo v. Gabello et al. G.R. No. 207707, August 24, 2020 RA 7160 (Local Government Code of 1991) Barangay Conciliation Proceedings

Constitutional Law, Remedial Law

Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) v. Benigno Aquino II G.R. No. 210500, April 2, 2019 Power of Judicial Review, Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies, Petition for Certiorari, Actual Case or Controversy

FACTS: Kilusang Mayo Uno, together with representatives from recognized labor centers, labor federations, party-list groups, and Social Security System members, filed the instant Petition for Certiorari and Prohibition against government officials and agencies involved, praying that a temporary restraining order and/or writ of preliminary injunction be issued to annul the Social Security System premium hike embodied in the… Read More Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) v. Benigno Aquino II G.R. No. 210500, April 2, 2019 Power of Judicial Review, Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies, Petition for Certiorari, Actual Case or Controversy

Civil Law, Remedial Law

Sps. Pajares v. Remarkable Laundry G.R. No. 212690, February 20, 2017 Jurisdiction, Breach of Contract, Damages

FACTS: Remarkable Laundry and Dry Cleaning (respondent) filed a Complaint denominated as “Breach of Contract and Damages” against spouses Romeo and Ida Pajares (petitioners) before the RTC, wherein it alleged that it entered into a Dealer Outlet Contract with petitioners whereby the latter, acting as a dealer outlet, shall accept and receive items or materials for laundry… Read More Sps. Pajares v. Remarkable Laundry G.R. No. 212690, February 20, 2017 Jurisdiction, Breach of Contract, Damages

Civil Law, Remedial Law

HEIRS OF ALFREDO CULLADO v. GUTIERREZ G.R. No. 212938, July 30, 2019 J. Caguioa, Accion Publiciana, Torrens Title

FACTS: A Katibayan ng Orihinal na Titulo Blg. [(OCT No.)] P-61499 covering the subject property was issued in Dominic Gutierrez’s favor. Subsequently, [Dominic]’s father, Dominador L. Gutierrez, representing [Dominic] who was then still a minor, filed before the RTC an action for recovery of ownership, possession with damages with prayer for preliminary mandatory injunction and temporary restraining order… Read More HEIRS OF ALFREDO CULLADO v. GUTIERREZ G.R. No. 212938, July 30, 2019 J. Caguioa, Accion Publiciana, Torrens Title

Appeals, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Remedial Law

Mandagan v. JMV CORPORATION  G.R. No. 215118 June 19, 2019 J. Caguioa B.P. 22, Acquittal, Right of the accused against double jeopardy

FACTS:  JOSE M. VALERO CORPORATION (JMV) agreed to grant an accommodation in favor of Maria Nympha Mandagan by allowing her to use its corporate name and account for a car loan intended for her personal use. The accommodation was extended to Mandagan when she still enjoyed the good graces of company director, Mrs. Rosie V.… Read More Mandagan v. JMV CORPORATION  G.R. No. 215118 June 19, 2019 J. Caguioa B.P. 22, Acquittal, Right of the accused against double jeopardy

Appeals, Criminal Law, Remedial Law

People v. XXX G.R. No. 253284 August 31, 2022 Qualified Rape; Elements; Republic Act No. (RA) 8353

FACTS: Private complainant narrated that in June 2013, while she and her siblings were sleeping, her father, accused-appellant went home drunk, laid down beside her, and started touching her private parts. Private complainant woke up startled. She could not understand what was happening, as she was only 12 years old at that time. She tried… Read More People v. XXX G.R. No. 253284 August 31, 2022 Qualified Rape; Elements; Republic Act No. (RA) 8353

Remedial Law

CADUA v. Court of Appeals G.R. No. 123123 August 19, 1999 Warrantless Arrest

FACTS: This case stemmed from a charge for violation of PD 1866 (Illegal Possession of Firearms and Ammunitions).  In the evening of January 2, 1992, while PO3 Joselito Burdeos and companions, all assigned with the Central Police District in Quezon City, were patrolling, they received a radio dispatch requesting them to proceed to Alden Street,… Read More CADUA v. Court of Appeals G.R. No. 123123 August 19, 1999 Warrantless Arrest