PUNISHMENTS

Excessive fines and cruel, degrading and inhuman punishments
People vs. Dela Cruz, 92 Phil. 906 (1953)
People vs. Borja, 91 SCRA 340 (1978)
People vs. Dacuycuy, 173 SCRA 90 (1989)
Loiusiana v. Resweber, 329 U.S. 459 (1974)
Ford v. Wainwright, 477 U.S. 399 (1986)
Atkins v. Virginia, 536 U.S. 304 (2002)

The death penalty
Echegaray v. Secretary of Justice, G.R. No. 132601 January 19, 1999

Involuntary servitude
Art. III, Sec. 18
Aclaracion vs. Gatmaitan, 64 SCRA 131 (1979)

Imprisonment for debt
Art. III, Sec. 20
Sura vs. Martin, 26 SCRA 286 (1969)
People vs. Nitafan, 207 SCRA 726 (1992)
In Re: Habeas Corpus of Benjamin Vergara, G.R. No. 154037, April 30, 2003

Ex post facto laws and bills of attainder
Art. III, Sec. 22
Kay Villegas Kami, 35 SCRA 429 (1970)
People vs. Ferrer, 48 SCRA 382 (1972)
People vs. Sandiganbayan, 211 SCRA 241 (1992)
Wright vs. CA, 235 SCRA 341 (1994)

Double Jeopardy
Art. III, Sec. 21
Rule 117, Sec. 7
R ule 120, Sec. 5

Elements
People vs. Obsania, 23 SCRA 1249 (1968)

Subsequent prosecution barred; Exceptions
Melo vs. People, 85 Phil. 766 (1959)
People vs. Yorac, 42 SCRA 230 (1971) (overruled)
PSBank v. Bermoy, G.R. No. 151912, September 26, 2005
Heirs of Rillorta vs. Firme, 157 SCRA 518 (1988)
People vs. Miraflores, G.R. No. L-32144-45, 115 SCRA 586 (1982)
People vs. Judge Vergara, 221 SCRA 560 (1993)
Tupaz v. Ulep, G.R. No. 127777, October 1, 1999
Argel v. Judge Pascua, A.M. No. RTJ-94-1131, August 20, 2001

Jurisdiction of Courts
People v. Bocar , 138 SCRA 166 (1985)
Galman vs. Sandiganbayan, 144 SCRA 43 (1986)
People vs. Grospe, 157 SCRA 154 (1988)
People vs. Judge Santiago, 174 SCRA 143 (1989)

Identity of Acts
People vs . Relova, 148 SCRA 292 (1987)

Identity of Offenses
People vs. City Court, 154 SCRA 175 (1987)
Nierras  vs. acuycuy, 181 SCRA 1 (1990)

Military Court Proceedings
Cruz vs. Enrile, 160 SCRA 702 (1988)
Tan v. Barrios, October 18, 1990

Right to Speedy Trial
Que vs. Cosico, 177 SCRA 410 (1989)
Caes  vs. IAC, 179 SCRA 54 (1989)

Administrative & Criminal Proceedings
Icasiano vs. Sandiganbayan, 209 SCRA 377 (1992)
Vincoy v CA, G.R. No. 156558, June 14, 2004
People v. Larannaga, G.R. No. 138874, July 25, 2005

Plea of Guilt to Lesser Offense
People vs. Judge Villarama, 210 SCRA 246 (1992)

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