People of the Philippines vs. Apolonio Apduhan, Jr., Et Al., G.R. No. L-19491, August 30, 1968, 133 Phil. 786

Facts: Apolonio Apduhan, Jr., alias Junior, Rodulfo Huiso and Felipe Quimson were charged with the crime of Robbery With Homicide. The accused pleaded guilty having in mind that such act would constitute as a mitigating circumstance so that the penalty of death be not imposed. However, the Court of First Instance of Bohol (Judge HipolitoContinue reading “People of the Philippines vs. Apolonio Apduhan, Jr., Et Al., G.R. No. L-19491, August 30, 1968, 133 Phil. 786”

People of the Philippines vs. Joseph Orilla, G.R. Nos. 148939-40, February 13, 2004, 467 Phil. 253

Facts: In September 12, 1996 at around 3:00 o’clock in the morning, 15-year-old Remilyn Orilla was sound asleep inside one of the rooms of their house when she was suddenly awakened by a heavy weight pressing on her body and found her brother, Joseph Orilla on top of her. Remilyn Orilla noticed that she wasContinue reading “People of the Philippines vs. Joseph Orilla, G.R. Nos. 148939-40, February 13, 2004, 467 Phil. 253”

People of the Philippines vs. Luzviminda S. Valdez, G.R. Nos. 216007-09, December 08, 2015, 774 Phil. 723

Facts: Among the subjects of the cases were the reimbursements of expenses of private respondent Luzviminda S. Valdez (Valdez), a former mayor of Bacolod City, particularly: cash slips were altered/falsified to enable Valdez to claim/receive reimbursement from the Government the total amount of P279,150.00 instead of only P4,843.25; thus, an aggregate overclaim of P274,306.75. TheContinue reading “People of the Philippines vs. Luzviminda S. Valdez, G.R. Nos. 216007-09, December 08, 2015, 774 Phil. 723”

People of the Philippines vs. Felipe Mirandilla, Je., G.R. No. 186417, July 27, 2011, 670 Phil. 397

Facts: AAA was kidnapped by Felipe Mirandilla, Jr. and three others on or on about midnight of December 2, 2000 or early morning of December 3, 2000 in Barangay San Francico, Legazpi City. Mirandilla held AAA in detention for thirty-nine (39) days in separate cells situated in the city. He carnally abused her while holdingContinue reading “People of the Philippines vs. Felipe Mirandilla, Je., G.R. No. 186417, July 27, 2011, 670 Phil. 397”

People of the Philippine Islands v Silverio Daos G.R. No. L-40331, December 8, 2015

Facts: Appellants were convicted of the complex crime of robbery with homicide and was sentenced to death, to indemnify the heirs of their victim Felino Dumalo. The say the trial court improperly declared them guilty of murder, improperly imposed the death penalty, and failed to estimate in their favor the mitigating circumstance of having actedContinue reading “People of the Philippine Islands v Silverio Daos G.R. No. L-40331, December 8, 2015”

People of the Philippines vs. Conrado R. Laog, G.R. No. 178321, October 05, 2011, 674 Phil. 444

Facts: Appellant Conrado Laog was charged with murder before the RTC of Malolos Bulacan and a crime of rape of AAA. When arraigned, appellant pleaded not guilty to both charges. The two cases were thereafter tried jointly because they arose from the same incident. AAA testified that at around 6 PM of June 6, 2000,Continue reading “People of the Philippines vs. Conrado R. Laog, G.R. No. 178321, October 05, 2011, 674 Phil. 444”

Bert V. Pascua vs. People of the Philippines G.R. No. 250578, September 07, 2020

Facts: Perlas-Bernabe, J.: Pascua was charged with violations of Section 5 and 11 of Article 2 of RA 9165 for selling and possessing shabu. Upon arraignment, Pascua pleaded not guilty, however he later filed a motion to allow accused to enter into plea bargaining agreement wherein he offered to enter into a plea of guiltyContinue reading “Bert V. Pascua vs. People of the Philippines G.R. No. 250578, September 07, 2020”

People Of The Philippines V. Amado V. Hernandez Et.Al. G.R. No. L-6025, May 30, 1964

Fact: The information filed against defendants Hernandez and others in Criminal Case No. 15481 alleged that on or about March 15, 1945, and for some time before the said date and continuously thereafter, until the present time, in the City of Manila, Philippines, and the place which they had chosen as the nerve center ofContinue reading “People Of The Philippines V. Amado V. Hernandez Et.Al. G.R. No. L-6025, May 30, 1964”

Ernesto M. De Guzman vs. Hon. Abelardo Subido, G.R. No. L-31683, January 31, 1983, 205 Phil. 373

Facts: Ricardo Mendoza was accused of the crime of assault upon a person in authority when, being a student of one Illuminada Tinio, she attacked and lay hands upon her person by slapping the latter on one of her cheeks while she was engaged in the performance of her duties as a teacher and whileContinue reading “Ernesto M. De Guzman vs. Hon. Abelardo Subido, G.R. No. L-31683, January 31, 1983, 205 Phil. 373”