REMEDIAL LAW REVIEW 1

        CIVIL PROCEDURE (As amended by A.M. No. 19-10-20-SC, effective May 1, 2020)   JURISDICTION Classes of Jurisdiction Jurisdiction according to its nature: original, appellate Jurisdiction according to its object; corresponding principles over the subject matter Is conferred by Law Except with the SC with is Conferred by the Constitution over the persons of theContinue reading “REMEDIAL LAW REVIEW 1”

PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES VS. BRENDO P. PAGAL, G.R. No. 241257, September 29, 2020

Facts: Petitioner during his arraignment on August 20, 2009, accused-appellant pleaded “guilty” to the crime charged. The RTC found the plea to be voluntary and with full understanding of its consequences. Thus, it directed the prosecution to present evidence to prove the guilt of accused-appellant and to determine the exact degree of his culpability inContinue reading “PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES VS. BRENDO P. PAGAL, G.R. No. 241257, September 29, 2020”

DANILO A. DUNCANO vs. SANDIGANBAYAN, G.R. No. 191894, July 15, 2015

Facts: Petitioner Danilo A. Duncano is, at the time material to the case, the Regional Director of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) with Salary Grade 26 as classified under Republic Act (R.A.) No. 6758.3 On March 24, 2009, the Office of the Special Prosecutor (OSP), Office of the Ombudsman, filed a criminal case againstContinue reading “DANILO A. DUNCANO vs. SANDIGANBAYAN, G.R. No. 191894, July 15, 2015”

CHIEF STATE PROSECUTOR JOVENCITO R. ZUÑO, vs.JUDGE ALEJADRINO C. CABEBE, A.M. OCA No. 03-1800-RTJ, November 26, 2004

Facts: In his complaint, Chief State Prosecutor Zuño alleged that Criminal Case for illegal possession of prohibited or regulated drugs was filed with the Regional Trial Court, Branch 18, Batac, Ilocos Norte against Rey Daquep Arcangel, Victorino Gamet Malabed, William Roxas Villanueva, all police officers, Jocelyn Malabed Manuel and Pelagio Valencia Manuel. Upon arraignment, allContinue reading “CHIEF STATE PROSECUTOR JOVENCITO R. ZUÑO, vs.JUDGE ALEJADRINO C. CABEBE, A.M. OCA No. 03-1800-RTJ, November 26, 2004”

People vs. Vasquez- G.R. No. 200304, January 15, 2014

Facts: P/Insp. Fajardo testified that in the morning of April 1, 1998, a confidential informant went to their office and reported that a certain Donald Vasquez was engaged in illegal drug activity. This alias Don supposedly claimed that he was an employee of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI). According to the informant, alias DonContinue reading “People vs. Vasquez- G.R. No. 200304, January 15, 2014”

Payumo vs.Sandiganbayan – G.R. No. 151911, July 25, 2011

Facts: The petitions stem from the facts of Criminal Case No. 4219 involving a shooting incident that occurred on February 26, 1980 at around 5:30 o’clock in the afternoon in Sitio Aluag, Barangay Sta. Barbara, Iba, Zambales. A composite team of Philippine Constabulary (PC) and Integrated National Police (INP) units allegedly fired at a groupContinue reading “Payumo vs.Sandiganbayan – G.R. No. 151911, July 25, 2011”

RODEL LUZ y ONG vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES – G.R. No. 197788, February 29, 2012

Facts: PO2 Emmanuel L. Alteza, who was then assigned at the Sub-Station 1 of the Naga City Police Station as a traffic enforcer, substantially testified that on March 10, 2003 at around 3:00 o’clock in the morning, he saw the accused, who was coming from the direction of Panganiban Drive and going to Diversion Road,Continue reading “RODEL LUZ y ONG vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES – G.R. No. 197788, February 29, 2012”

GEORGE ANTIQUERA y CODES vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES – G.R. No. 180661, December 11, 2013

Facts: At around 4:45 a.m. of February 11, 2004, PO1 Gregorio Recio, PO1 Laurence Cabutihan, P/Insp. Eric Ibon, PO1 Rodelio Rania, and two civilian operatives on board a patrol car and a tricycle were conducting a police visibility patrol on David Street, Pasay City, when they saw two unidentified men rush out of house numberContinue reading “GEORGE ANTIQUERA y CODES vs. PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES – G.R. No. 180661, December 11, 2013”

De Lima vs. Reyes, – G.R. No. 209330, January 11, 2016

Facts: Dr. Gerardo Ortega (Dr. Ortega), also known as “Doc Gerry,” was a veterinarian and anchor of several radio shows in Palawan. On January 24, 2011, at around 10:30 am, he was shot dead inside the Baguio Wagwagan Ukay-ukay in San Pedro, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. After a brief chase with police officers, Marlon B.Continue reading “De Lima vs. Reyes, – G.R. No. 209330, January 11, 2016”

PRESIDENTIAL COMMISSION ON GOOD GOVERNMENT vs. NAVARRO-GUTIERREZ (as then Ombudsman) – G.R. No. 194159, October 21, 2015

Facts: The instant case arose from an Affidavit-Complaint dated July 15, 2003 filed by the PCGG – through Rene B. Gorospe, the Legal Consultant in-charge of reviewing behest loan cases – against former officers/directors of the Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP), namely, Ferry, Tengco, Zosa, Zalamea, Castell, and Sison, as well as former officers/stockholdersContinue reading “PRESIDENTIAL COMMISSION ON GOOD GOVERNMENT vs. NAVARRO-GUTIERREZ (as then Ombudsman) – G.R. No. 194159, October 21, 2015”