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DRAFT*

Ateneo de Zamboanga University


College of Law
Political Law Review
First Semester, 2015-2016

Atty. Edilwasif T. Baddiri


Fri 630-830pm/Sat 3-5pm

Required Textbook
Bernas S.J., Fr. Joaquin (2011) The 1987 Philippine Constitution: A Comprehensive Reviewer, Manila:
Rex Book Store, Inc.
Bernas S.J., Fr. Joaquin (2003) The 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines: A
Commentary, Manila: Rex Book Store, Inc.
Nachura, Antonio (2006) Outline Reviewer in Political Law, Quezon City: VJ Graphil Arts, Inc.
Classroom Policies
Students are expected to have read the assigned materials for the class sessions and will be called for
recitation.
University rules governing absences are observed.
Cell phones and other electronic devices must be kept in silent mode. Students must refrain from using
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Plagiarism and cheating are grave offenses of intellectual dishonesty and are punishable by university
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Consultation and discussion is available upon request of the student. Email me: ebaddiri@gmail.com
A. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 1
Preamble
Article I: The National Territory
R.A. 9255 or the New Baselines Law of 2009
1982 UN Convention on the Law of the Sea
Reagan v. Commissioner, 30 SCRA 968
People v. Gozo, 53 SCRA 476
Magallona v. Ermita, 655 SCRA 476
Article II: Declaration of Principles and State Policies
Legal Value of Article II
Tondo Medical v. CA, 527 SCRA 746 (2007)
Bases Conversion and Development Authority v. Commission on Audit, 580 SCRA 295
Section 1. Philippines as a Democratic and Republican State
In re Letter of Associate Justice Puno, 210 SCRA 588
Republic v. Sandiganbayan, GR No. 104768, July 21, 2003
Co Kim Cham v. Valdez Tan Keh, 75 PHIL 113 (1945)
ACCFA v. CUGCO, 30 SCRA 649 (1969)
PHHC v Court of Industrial Relations, 150 SCRA 296
Spouses Fontanilla v. Hon. Maliaman, GR Nos. L-55963, February 27, 1991
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People v. Gozo, 53 SCRA 476 (1973)


Section 2. Generally Accepted Principles of International Law
Agustin v. Edu, 88 SCRA 195
JBL Reyes v. Bagatsing, GR No. 65366, October 25, 1983
Tanada v. Angara, 272 SCRA 18 (1997)
Bayan v. Zamora, GR 138570, October 10, 2000
Lim v. Executive Secretary, GR 151445, April 11, 2002
Mijares v. Ranada, GR 139325, April 12, 2005
Shangri-La v. Developers, GR 159938, March 31, 2006
Pharmaceutical v. DOH, GR 173034, October 9, 2007
Section 3. Civilian Supremacy and AFP Role
IBP v. Zamora, 338 SCRA 81 (2000)
Section 4. Duty of Government to the People
Section 5. Maintenance of Peace and Order
Section 6. Separation of Church and State
Section 7. Independent Foreign Policy
Lim v. Executive Secretary, GR 151445, April 11, 2002
Section 8. Freedom from Nuclear Weapons
Bayan v. Zamora, GR 138570, October 10, 2000
Section 9. Social Order
Section 10. Social Justice
Section 11. Personal Dignity and Human Rights
Section 12. Family Life; Mother; Unborn
Roe v. Wade, 410 US 113 (1973)
Meyer v. Nebraska, 262 US 390 (1922)
Pierce v. Society of Sisters, 262 US 510 (1925
Wisconsin v. Yoder 40 LW 4476 (1972)
Ginsberg v. New York, 390 US 629 (1968)
Section 13. Vital Role of Youth
Section 14. Role of Women and Equality of Men and Women
Section 15. Right to Health
Section 16. Right to a Balanced and Healthful Ecology
Oposa v. Factoran, 224 SCRA 792 (1993)
LLDA v. CA, 231 SCRA 292 (1994) and 251 SCRA 42 (1995)
MMDA v. Residents of Manila Bay, GR No. 171947, December 18, 2008
Section 17. Education, Science and Technology, Arts, Culture and Sports
Section 18. Labor Protection
Section 19. Self-Reliant and Independent National Economy
Garcia v. BOI, 191 SCRA 288 (1990)
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Tanada v. Angara, 272 SCRA 18 (1997)


Section 20. Role of Private Sector
Section 21. Promotion of Comprehensive Rural and Agrarian Policy
Section 22. Promotion of Rights of Indigenous Cultural Communities
Section 23. Community-Based Private Organizations
Section 24. Vital Role of Communications
Section 25. Local Economy
Section 26. Equal Access to Political Opportunities and Political Dynasties
Pamatong v. COMELEC, 427 SCRA 96 (2004)
Section 27. Honesty and Integrity in Public Service
Section 28. Full Public Disclosure
Article VI: The Legislative Department
Section 1. Legislative Power; Non-Delegation
Araneta v. Gatmaitan, 101 PHIL 328 (1957)
Rubi v. Provincial Board, 39 PHIL 660 (1918-1919)
People v. Maceren, 79 SCRA 450 (1977)
Eastern Shipping Lines v. POEA, 166 SCRA 533 (1988)
Tablarin v. Gutierrez, 152 SCRA 730 (1987)
Cebu Oxygen Acetylene Co. v. Drilon, 176 SCRA 24 (1989)
Osmena v. Orbos, 220 SCRA 703
Chiongbian v. Orbos, 245 SCRA 253 (1995)
Rodrigo v. Sandiganbayan, 309 SCRA 661
People v. Vera, 65 PHIL 56 (1937-1938)
Solicitor General v. MMA, 204 SCRA 837 (1991)
Abakada Guro Party List v. Purisima, 562 SCRA 251
United States v. Ang Tang Ho, 43 Phil 1
Employers Confederation v. National Wages and Productivity Commission, GR No. 9619
People v. Rosenthal, 68 PHIL 328
Agustin v. Edu, 88 SCRA 1
Ynot v. IAC, 148 SCRA 659
United States v. Panlilio, 28 PHIL 608
Securities and Exchange Commission v. Interport Resources Corporation, 567 SCRA 354
Gerochi v. DENR, GR No. 159796, July 17, 2007
PSL Inc., v. LLDA 608 SCRA 442
People v. Que Po Lay, 94 Phil 640
People v. Dacuycuy, 173 SCRA 90 (1989)
Carbonilla v. Board of Airlines Representatives, 657 SCRA 775
Section 2. Senate Composition
Section 3. Qualifications of Senator
Section 4. Senator: Term of Office; Voluntary Renunciation
Section 5. Composition of the House of Representatives; Apportionment; Party List
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Tobias v. Abalos, 239 SCRA 106 (1994)


Mariano v. COMELEC, 242 SCRA 211 (1995)
Sema v. COMELEC, GR No. 177597, July 16, 2008
Bagabuyo v. COMELEC, GR No. 176970, December 8, 2008
Aquino III v. COMELEC, GR No. 189793, April 17, 2010
Aldaba v. COMELEC, GR No. 188078, January 25, 2010
Ocampo v. HRET, GR No. 158466, June 15, 2004
Party List
Ang Bagong Bayani v. COMELEC, 359 SCRA 698 (2001)
VC Cadangen, et al v. COMELEC, GR No. 177179, June 5, 2009
Veterans Federation Party v. COMELEC, 342 SCRA 244 (2000)
Partido v. COMELEC, GR No. 164702, March 15, 2006
Lokin, Jr. v. COMELEC, GR Nos. 179431-32, June 22, 2010
Section 6. Qualifications of Representatives
Aquino v. COMELEC, 243 SCRA 400 (1995)
Marcos v. COMELEC, 248 SCRA 300 (1995)
Domino v. COMELEC, GR 134015 (July 19, 1999)
Maquera v. Boraa, 15 SCRA 7
Social Justice Society v. Dangerous Drugs Board, GR No. 157870, November 3, 2008
Section 7. Term of Representatives
Dimaporo v. Mitra, 202 SCRA 779
Farinas v. Executive Secretary, GR 147387 (Dec. 10, 2003)
Quinto v. COMELEC, GR No. 189698, December 1, 2009
Section 8.Regular Elections
Codilla v. De Venecia GR No. 150605, December 10, 2002
Section 9. Special Elections
Tolentino v. COMELEC, GR 148334, January 21, 2004
Section 10. Salaries
Philconsa v. Mathay, 18 SCRA 300 (1966)
Section 11. Privilege from Arrest; Parliamentary Freedom of Speech
People v. Jalosjos, 324 SCRA 689
Jimenez v. Cabangbang, 17 SCRA 876 (1966)
Antonino v. alencia, 57 SCRA 70
Pobre v. Defensor Santiago, AC No. 7399, August 25, 2009
Section 12. Disclosure of Financial and Business Interests
Section 13. Prohibitions on Members of Congress
Liban v. Gordon, GR No. 175352, July 15, 2009
Section 14. Prohibitions Related to the Practice of Profession
Puyat v. De Guzman, 113 SCRA 31
Section 15. Regular Session; Special Session
Section 16. Officers of Congress; Quorom; Discipline; Journal/Records
(par. 1) Defensor-Santiago v. Guingona, GR 134577 November 18, 1998
(par. 1) Avelino v. Cuenco, 83 PHIL 17 (1949)
(par. 2) People v. Jalosjos, 324 SCRA 689
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(par. 3) Arroyo v. De Venecia, 277 SCRA 268 (1997)


(par. 3) Osmena v. Pendatun, 109 PHIL 863 (1960)
(par. 3) Santiago v. Sandiganbayan, 356 SCRA 636
(par. 4) US v. Pons, 34 PHIL 729 (1916)
(par. 4) Casco Phil Commercial Co. v. Giminez, 7 SCRA 347 (1963)
(par. 4) Astorga v. Villegas, 56 SCRA 714 (1974)
(par. 4) Philippine Judges Association v. Prado, 227 SCRA 703
(par. 4) Abakada Guro Party List v. Ermita, 469 SCRA 1
Pimentel v. Senate Committeee of the Whole, 644 SCRA 741
Section 17. Electoral Tribunal
Angara v. Electoral Commission, 63 PHIL 134 (1936)
Vera v. Avelino, 77 PHIL 192 (1946)
Chavez v. COMELEC, 211 SCRA 315 (1992)
Aquino v. COMELEC, 243 SCRA 400 (1995)
Abbas v. SET, 166 SCRA 651 (1988)
Bondoc v. Pineda, 201 SCRA 792 (1991)
Robles v. HRET, 181 SCRA 780 (1990)
Arroyo v. HRET, 246 SCRA 384 (1995)
Pimentel v. HRET, GR 141489 May 29, 2002
Aggabao v. COMELEC, GR No. 163756, January 26, 2005
Limkaichong v. COMELEC, GR No. 178831, April 2009
Banat v. COMELEC, GR No. 177508, August 7, 2009
Drilon, et al v. Speaker, GR No. 180055, July 31, 2009
Guerrero v. COMELEC, GR No. 137004, July 26, 2000G
Garcia v. HRET, GR No. 134792, August 12, 1999
Lazatin v. HET, GR No. 84297, December 8, 1988
Section 18. Commission on Appointments
Daza v. Singson, 180 SCRA 496 (1989)
Coseteng v. Mitra, 187 SCRA 377 (1990)
Guingona v. Gonzales, 214 SCRA 789 (1992); MR, 219 SCRA 326 (1993)
Drilon, et al v. Speaker, GR No. 180055, July 31, 2009
Section 19. Constitutions of the Electoral Tribunal and the Commission on Appointments
Section 20. Records and Books of Accounts
Section 21. Inquiries in Aid of Legislation
Bengzon v. Senate Blue Ribbon Committee, 203 SCRA 767
Standard Charter v. Senate, GR No. 167173, December 27, 2007
Arnault v. Nazareno, 87 PHIL 25 (1990)
Sabio v. Gordon, 504 SCRA 704 October 17, 2006
Senate Blue Ribbon Committee v. Majaducon, GR 136760 July 29, 2003
Senate v. Ermita, 488 SCRA 1, GR 169777, April 20, 2006
Neri v. Senate, 549 SCRA 771
Neri v. Senate, 564 SCRA 152
Garcillano v. House of Representatives, GR No. 170338, December 23, 2008
Negros O II Elec. Coop v. Sangguniang Panlungsod, 155 SCRA 421 (1991)
Section 22. Appearance of Heads of Departments in Congress
Section 23. Declaration of a State of War; Emergency Powers
Section 24. Bills Originating in the House of Representatives
Tolentino v. Secretary of Finance, 235 SCRA 630 (1994)
Alvarez v. Guingona, GR No. 118303, January 31, 1996
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Guingona Jr. v. Carague, 196 SCRA 221 (1991)


Section 25. Limits on Power to Appropriate
(par. 2) Garcia v. Mata, 65 SCRA 517 (1975)
Demetria v. Alba, 148 SCRA 208 (1987)
DPWH v. Quirino, GR No. 183444, October 12, 2011
(par. 5) Philconsa v. Enriquez, 235 SCRA 506 (1994)
(par. 5) Sanchez v. COA, 552 SCRA 471
Section 26. Subject and Title of Bills; Three Readings
(par. 1) Cordero v. Cabatuando, 6 SCRA 418 (1962)
(par. 1) Philconsa v. Gimenez, 15 SCRA 479 (1965)
(par. 1) Insular Lumber Company v. CTA, 104 SCRA 710 (1981)
(par. 1) Philippine Judges Association v. Prado, 227 SCRA 703 (1993)
Alalayan v. NPC, 24 SCRA 172 (1968)
Tio v. Videogram Regulatory Board, 151 SCRA 208 (1987)
(par. 2) Tolentino v. Secretary of Finance, 235 SCRA 630 (1994)
Tobias v. Abalos, 239 SCRA 106 (1994)
Banat v. COMELEC, GR No. 177508, August 7, 2009
Abas Kida v. Senate of the Philippines, G.R. No. 196271, October 18, 2011
Section 27. Passage of bills; Item Veto
CIR v. CTA, 185 SCRA 329 (1990)
Bolinao Electronics v. Valencia, 11 SCRA 486 (1964)
(par. 2) Gonzales v. Macaraig, 191 SCRA 452 (1990)
(par. 2) Philconsa v. Enriquez, 235 SCRA 506 (1994)
(par. 2) Bengzon v. Drilon, 208 SCRA 133
Tanada v. Tuvera, 146 SCRA 446 (1986)
Section 28. Power of Taxation; Limitations; Exemptions
Commissioner of Internal Revenue v. Lingayen Gulf Electric Power Co., Inc, 164 SCRA 27
Tolentino v. Secretary of Finance, 235 SCRA 27
Garcia v. Executive Secretary, GR 101273, July 3, 1992
CIR v. Santos, GR No. 119252, August 18, 1997
Southern Cross v. Philippine Cement GR No. 158540, July 8, 2004
(par. 3) Abra Valley College v. Aquino, 162 SCRA 106 (1988)
Lladoc v. CIR, 14 SCRA 292
Central Mindanao University v. DAR, GR 100091, October 22, 1992
Commissioner v. CA, GR 124043, October 14, 1998
John Hay v. Lim, GR 19775, October 24, 2003
Systems Plus Computer College v. Caloocan City, GR No. 146382, August 7, 2003
Lung Center v. Quezon City, GR No. 144104, June 29, 2004
Planters Products Inc v. Fertiphil Corp, GR No. 166006, March 14, 2008
Section 29. Fiscal Powers of Congress; Limitations; Special Funds
Pascual v. Secretary of Public Works, 110 PHIL. 331, 1960-61
Guingona v. Carague, 196 SCRA 221, 1991
Gaston v. Republic Planters Bank, 158 SCRA 626, 1988
Section 30. Appelate Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court
First Lepanto Ceramics v. CA, 237 SCRA 519, 1994
Section 32. Initiative and Referendum
Garcia v. COMELEC, 237 SCRA 279, 1994

Article VII: Executive Department


Section 1. Executive Power; Privileges; Immunities
Marcos v. Manglapus, 177 SCRA 668, 1989; MR, 178 SCRA, 1989
Laurel v. Garcia 187 SCRA 797, 1990
Estrada v. Desierto, 353 SCRA 452, 2001; MR, 356 SCRA 108, 2001
Balao v. Macapagal-Arroyo, GR No. 186450, December 13, 2011
Rodriguez v. Macapagal-Arroyo, GR No. 191805, November 15, 2011
Soliven v. Makasiar, 167 SCRA 393, 1988
Senate v. Ermita, G.R. 169777, April 20, 2006
Akbayan v. Aquino, G.R. 170516, July 16 2008
Neri v. Senate, G.R. 180643, March 25, 2008; MR, Sept. 4, 2008
Prov. Of North Cotabato v. Government, G.R. No. 183591, Oct. 14, 2008
Philippine Constitution Association v. Enriquez, 235 SCRA 506
Webb v. De Leon, 247 SCRA 652
Senate v. Ermita, GR No. 169777, April 20, 2006
Neri v. Senate, GR No. 180643, March 25, 2008, September 4, 2008
Section 2. Qualifications
Tecson v. COMELEC, G.R. No. 161434, March 3, 2004
Section 3. Vice President
Section 4. Election and Canvass
Macalintal v. COMELEC, GR No. 157013, July 10, 2003
Lopez v. Senate and House, GR No. 163556, June 8, 2004
Pimentel v. Joint Canvassing Committee, June 22, 2004
Macalintal v. PET, GR No. 191618, November 23, 2010
Fernando Poe, Jr. v. Arroyo, PET Case No. 002, March 29, 2005
Legarda v. De Castro, PET Case No. 003, March 31, 2005
Defensor-Santiago v. Ramos, PET Case No. 001, February 13, 1996
Section 5. Oath
Section 6. Official Residence; Salary
Section 7. Vacancy at the Beginning of the Term of the Presidency
Section 8. Vacancy During the Term of the Presidency
Estrada v. Desierto, 353 SCRA 452, 2001; MR, 356 SCRA 108, 2001
Lozano, et al v. Macapagal-Arroyo, February 6, 2001
Section 9. Vacancy in the Vice Presidency
Section 10. Vacancies in Both the Presidency and the Vice Presidency
Section 11. Incapacity of the President
Estrada v. Desierto, 353 SCRA 452, 2001; MR, 356, SCRA 108, 2001
Section 12. Serious Illness of the President
Section 13. Prohibitions
Civil Liberties Union v. Executive Secretary, 194 SCRA 317, 1991
Doromal v. Sandiganbayan, 177 SCRA 354, 1989
Flores v. Drilon, 223 SCRA 568, 1993
Bitonio v. COA, G.R. no. 147392, March 12, 2004
Public Interest Group v. Elma, GR No. 138965, June 30, 2006
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Section 14. Appointments of Acting President


Section 15. Prohibited Appointments
In Re Appointments of Valenzuela and Vallarta, AM No. 98-5-01-SC, Nov. 9, 1998
De la Rama v. CA, G.R. No. 131136, Feb. 28, 2001
De Castro v. Judicial and Bar Council, GR No. 191002, April 20, 2010 and May 1, 2010
Section 16. Power to Appoint; Commission on Appointments
Government v. Springer 50 PHILS 259, 1927
Bermudez v. Executive Secretary, GR No. 131429, August 4, 1999
Flores v. Drilon, 223 SCRA 568, 1993
Bautista v. Salonga, 172 SCRA 1260, 1989
Sarmiento v. Mison, 156 SCRA 549, 1987
Quintos-Deles v. Commission on Appointments, 177 SCRA 259, 1989
Calderon v. Carale, 208 SCRA 254, 1992
Manalo v. Sistoza, GR No. 107369, August 11, 1999
Matibag v. Benipayo, GR No. 149036, April 2, 2002
Rufino v. Endriga, 496 SCRA 13
Pimentel, Jr. v. Ermita, GR No. 164978, October 13, 2005
Abas Kida v. Senate of the Philippines, GR No. 196271, October 18, 2011
Section 17. Power of Control
Lacson-Magallanes v. Pano 21 SCRA 395, 1967
Maceda v. Macaraig, Jr 197 SCRA 771
Roque v. Director of Lands, L-25373, July 1, 1976
Ang-Angco v. Castillo 9 SCRA 619, 1963
NAMARCO v. Arca 29 SCRA 648, 1969
Drilon v. Lim 235 SCRA 135, 1994
Jason v. Torres 290 SCRA 279, 1998
Dadole v. COA, GR No. 125350, Dec. 3, 2002
DENR v. DENR Employees, GR No. 149724, Aug. 19, 2003
Villaluz v. Zaldivar, 15 SCRA 710
Tondo Medical Center Employees v. CA, GR No. 167324, July 17, 2007
Malaria Employees v. Executive Secretary, GR No. 160093, July 31, 2007
Orosa v. Roa, GR No. 14047, July 14, 2006
Phillips Seafood v. BOI, GR No. 175787, February 4, 2009
Biraogo v. Truth Commission, GR No. 192935, December 7, 2010
Section 18. Presidents Powers as Commander in Chief
Lansang vs. Garcia, 42 SCRA 448
Aberca v. Ver, 160 SCRA 590
IBP v. Zamora, GR 141284, August 15, 2000
Lacson v. Perez, GR 147780-81, 147799 and 1477810, May 10, 2001
Sanlakas v. Executive Secretary, GR No. 159085, February 3, 2004
David v. Macapagal-Arroyo, GR 171396, May 2006
David v. Ermita, GR No. 171409, May 3, 2006
Gudani v. Senga, GR No. 170165, April 15, 2006
Ampatuan v. Puno, 651 SCRA 228
Section 19. Executive Clemency
Cristobal v. Labrador, 71 PHIL 34
Llamas v. Orbos 202 SCRA 844, 1991
People v. Salle 250 SCRA 581, 1995
Drilon v. CA, 202 SCRA 378, 1991
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Torres v. Gonzales 152 SCRA 272, 1987


Monsanto v. Factoran, 170 SCRA 190, 1989
Sabello v. Department of Education, GR No. 87687, December 26, 1989
People v. Salle, Jr GR No. 103567, December 4, 1995
Garcia v. COA, 226 SCRA 356, 1993
Echegaray v. Sec. of Justice, GR No. 132601, Jan 19, 1999
Section 20. Foreign Loans
Spouses Constantino v. Cuisia, GR 106064, October 13, 2005
Section 21. Foreign Relations: Senate Concurrence in International Agreements
USAFFE Veterans Association v. Treasurer, 105 PHIL 1030, 1959
World Health Organization v. Aquino, 48 SCRA 242
Bayan v. Executive Secretary Zamora, 343 SCRA 449, 2000
Pimentel v. Executive Secretary, 2005
Lim v. Executive Secretary, GR No. 151445, April 11, 2002
Secretary of Justice v. Judge Lantion, GR No. 139465, Oct. 17, 2000
Vinuya v. Executive Secretary, GR No. 162230, April 28, 2010
Bayan Muna v. Romulo, 641 SCRA 244
Article VIII: Judicial Department
Section 1. Judicial Power
Santiago v. Bautista, 32 SCRA 188 (2970)
Noblejas v. Teehankee, 23 SCRA 405
Manila Electric Company v. Pasay Transportation Company, 57 PHIL 600
Director of Prisons v. Ang Cho Kio, 33 SCRA 494
In Re Laureta, 148 SCRA 382
Marcos v. Manglapus, 177 SCRA 668 (1989); MR, 178 SCRA 760 (1989)
US v. Nixon, 418 US 683 (1974)
Estrada v. Desierto, 353 SCRA 452 (2001); MR, 356 SCRA 108 (2001)
Arroyo v. De Venecia, 277 SCRA 268 (1997)
Infotech Foundation v. COMELEC, GR No. 159139, January 13, 2004
Mattel, Inc. v. Francisco, GR No. 166886, July 30, 2008
Villarosa v. HRET, GR No. 144129, September 14, 2000
Vinuya v. Executive Secretary, GR No. 162230, April 28, 2010
Garcia v. Board of Investments, GR No. 92024, November 9, 1990
Echegaray v. Secretary of Justice, GR No. 132601, January 19, 1999
Torrecampo v. MWSS, 649 SCRA 482
Liban v. Gordon, 639 SCRA 709
Bayan Muna v. Romulo, 641 SCRA 244
Magallona v. Ermita, 655 SCRA 476
Hacienda Luisita v. PARC, GR No. 171101, November 22, 2011
Sana v. CESB, GR No. 192926, November 15, 2011
Gamboa v. Teves, 652 SCRA 690
Section 2. Role of Congress
Mantruste Systems v. CA, 179 SCRA 136 (1989)
Malaga v. Penachos, 213 SCRA 516 (1992)
Lupangco v. CA, 160 SCRA 848 (1988)
Section 3. Fiscal Autonomy
Radiowealth v. Agregado, 86 SCRA 429 (1950)
Bengzon v. Drilon, 208 SCRA 133 (1992)
Section 4. Composition; En Banc and Division Cases
Fortich v. Corona, 312 SCRA 751 (1999)
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People v. Dy, GR 115236-37, Jan. 16, 2003


People v. Ebio, GR 147750, Sept. 29, 2004
Firestone Ceramics v. CA, GR No. 127245, June 28, 2000
Section 5. Powers of the Supreme Court
Tano v. Socrates, 278 SCRA 154 (1997)
Judicial Review
Lina v. Purisma, 82 SCRA 344 (1978)
Angara v. Electoral Commission, 63 PHIL 139 (1936)
Macasiano v. NHA, 224 SCRA 236 (1993)
Tan v. Macapagal, 43 SCRA 678 (1972)
PACU v. Secretary of Education, 97 PHIL 806 (1955)
Gonzales v. Marcos, 65 SCRA 624 (1975)
Oposa v. Factoran, 224 SCRA 792 (1993)
Joya v. PCGG, 225 SCRA 568 (1993)
Kilosbayan v. Morato, 246 SCRA (1995)
Anti Graft League of the Philippines, 260 SCRA 250 (1996)
Telecom v. COMELEC, 289 SCRA 337 (1998)
Bayan v. Executive Secretary, GR No. 138570, October 10, 2000
Automotive Industry Workers v. Executive Secretary, GR No. 157509, January 18, 2005
White Light Corp v. City of Manila, GR No. 122846, January 20, 2009
Gonzales v. Narvasa, GR No. 140835, August 14, 2000
Sandoval v. PAGCOR, GR No. 138982, November 29, 2000
Chavez v. PCGG, 299 SCRA 744 (1998)
IBP v. Zamora, 342 SCRA 449 (2000)
Francisco v. House of Representatives, 415 SCRA 44
De Agbayani v. PNB, 38 SCRA 429 (1971)
David v. Arroyo, 489 SCRA 162
People v. Mateo, 433 SCRA 540
Mariano Jr. v. COMELEC, GR No. 118577, March 7, 1995
Dumlao v. COMELEC, 95 SCRA 392
Solicitor General v. Metropolitan Manila Authority, GR No. 102782, December 11, 1991
Administration of Justice; Rule-Making
PNB v. Asuncion, 60 SCRA 321
Santero v. CFI Cavite, 153 SCRA 728
Damasco v. Lagui, 166 SCRA 214
People v. Lacson, 400 SCRA 262
St. Martin Funeral Homes v. NLRC, 295 SCRA 494
People v. Gutierrez, 36 SCRA 172 (1970)
In Re Cunanan, 94 PHIL 534 (1953-1954)
Echegaray v. Secretary of Justice, January 19, 1999
Bustos v. Lucero, 81 PHIL 648 (1948)
In Re Admission to the Bar: Argosino Bar Matter 712, 246 SCRA 14 (1995)
Fabian v. Desierto, GR 129742, September 16, 1998
In Re: De Vera (2003)
Baguio Markets Vendor v. Judge, GR No. 165922, February 26, 2010
Republic v. Gingoyon, GR No. 166429, February 1, 2006
Maniago v. Court of Appeals, GR No. 104392, February 20, 1996.
Javellana v. DILG, GR No. 102549, August 10, 1992
Bar Matter No. 1222, February 4, 2004
Garrido v. Garrido, AC No. 6593, February 4, 2010
In re Letter of the UP Law Faculty, 644 SCRA 543
Section 6. Supervision of Courts
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Maceda v. Vasquez, 221 SCRA 464 (1993)


Caoibes v. Ombudsman, GR 132177, July 19, 2001
Escalona v. Padillo, AM P-10-2785, September 21, 2010
Section 7. Qualifications of Members of the Supreme Court; Lower Courts
In re JBC v. Judge Quitain, JBC No. 013, August 22, 2007
Kilosbayan v. Ermita, GR No. 177721, July 3, 2007
Topacio v. Ong, GR No. 179895, December 15, 2008
Section 8. Judicial and Bar Council; Membership
Section 9. Appointments of Members of the Supreme Court and Judges of Lower Courts
Section 10. Fixed Salary
Nitafan v. CIR, 152 SCRA 284 (1987)
Section 11. Security of Tenure; Power to Discipline
Vargas v. Rilloraza, 80 PHIL 297 (1948)
De La Llana v. Alba, 112 SCRA 294 (1982)
People v. Gacott, 246 SCRA 52 (1995)
Section 12. Prohibition to Be Designated to Any Agency Performing Quasi-Judicial or Administrative
Functions
In re Judge Manzano, 166 SCRA 246
Section 13. Conclusions of the Supreme Court How Reached?
Consing v. Court of Appeals, GR No. 78272, August 29, 1989
Section 14. Contents of Decision; Petition for Review; Motion for Reconsideration
People v. Escober, 157 SCRA 541 (1988)
Air France v. Carrascoso, 18 SCRA 155 (1966)
People v. Bravo, 227 SCRA 285 (1993)
Hernandez v. CA, 208 SCRA 429 (1993)
Nicos v. CA, 206 SCRA 127 (1992)
Borromeo v. CA, 186 SCRA 1 (1990)
Francisco v. Pernskul, 173 SCRA 324 (1989)
Velarde v. Social Justice Society, GR 159357, April 28, 2004
Section 15. Period for Making Decisions
Re: Problem of Delays in Cases Before the Sandiganbayan AM No. 00-8-05-SC, Nov. 28, 2001
Edano v. Asdala, AM No. RTJ-06-2007, December 6, 2010
Sesbreno v. CA, GR No. 161390, April 16, 2008
Section 16. Submission of Annual Report
Article IX: Constitutional Commissions
A. Common Provisions
Section 1. Independent Commissions
Macalintal v. COMELEC, GR 157013, July 10, 2003
Ombudsman v. Civil Service Commission, GR No. 159940, February 16, 2005
Section 2. Prohibition on Members
Section 3. Salary

Section 4. Power to Appoint


Section 5. Fiscal Autonomy
CSC v. DBM, 482 SCRA 233
Section 6. Promulgation of Rules
Macalintal v. COMELEC, GR No. 157013, July 10, 2003
Section 7. Decisions of the Commissions
Filipinas Engineering and Machine Shop v. Ferrer, 135 SCRA 25
Saligumba v. CA, 117 SCRA 669
Cua v. COMELEC, 156 SCRA 582 (1987)
Estrella v. COMELEC, GR No. 160465, May 27, 2004
Mison v. COA, 187 SCRA 445 (1990)
Ambil v. COMELEC, 344 SCRA 358 [2000]
Mateo v. CA, GR No. 113219, August 14, 1995
Reyes v. Regional Trial Court, GR No. 108886, May 5, 1995
ABS-CBN v. COMELEC, 323 SCRA 611
Aguilar v. COMELEC, GR No. 185140, June 30, 2009
Garces v. CA, GR. No. 114 795, July 17, 1996
Dumayas v. COMELEC, GR Nos. 141952-53, April 29, 2001
Section 8. Other Functions
B. Civil Service Commission
Section 1. Composition; Qualifications; Term
Gaminde v. COA 347 SCRA 655 (2000)
Mathay Jr. v. CA, GR No. 124374, December 15, 1999
Section 2. Scope
Paragraph 1
EIIB v. CA, GR No. 129133, Nov. 25, 1998
NASECO v. NLRC, GR No. 100947, May 31, 1993
MWSS v. Hernandez, 143 SCRA 602
Philippine Fisheries Development Authority v. NLRC and Odin Security Agency, GR No. 94825,
September 4, 1992
PAGCOR v. CA, GR No. 93396, September 30, 1991
Agyao v. CSC, 639 SCRA 781
Paragraph 2
De los Santos v. Mallare, 87 PHIL 289
Santiago Jr. v. CSC, GR No. 81467, October 27, 1989
Central Bank v. CSC, GR No. 80455-56, April 10, 1989
CSC v. Salas, 274 SCRA 414
CSC v. Javier, 546 SCRA 485
Grino v. CSC, 194 SCRA 458
Paragraph 3
Briones v. Osmena, 104 PHIL 588
Abakada Group Party List v. Purisima, 562 SCRA 251
CSC v. Sojor, 554 SCRA 160
PCSO Board of Directors v. Lapid, 648 SCRA 546
Classifications and Appointments
CSC v. PAGCOR, GR No. 123708, June 1997
Samson v. CA, 145 SCRA 654 (1986)
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Achacoso v. Macaraig, 195 SCRA 235 (1991)


Binamira v. Garrucho, 188 SCRA 154 (1990)
Luego v. CSC, 143 SCRA 327 (1986)
Santiago v. CSC, 178 SCRA 733 (1989)
Astraguillo v. Manglapus, 190 SCRA 280 (1990)
Aquino v. CSC, GR No. 92403, April 22, 1992
Lampinid v. CSC, GR No. 96298, May 14, 1991
Nazareno, et al v. City of Dumaguete, GR No. 181559, October 2, 2009
Security of Tenure and Abolition of Office
Canonizado v. Aguirre, GR No. 133132, Jan. 25, 2000
Secretary Gloria v. CA, GR No. 119903, August 14, 2000
Yenko and Mayor Estrada v. Gungon, GR No. 165450, August 13, 2009
Buklod v. Executive Secretary, GR Nos. 142801-02, July 10, 2001
Dimayuga v. Benedicto II, GR No. 144153, Jan. 16, 2002
Miranda v. Carreon, GR No. 143540, April 11, 2003
Hernandez v. Villegas, 14 SCRA 544 (1965)
Briones v. Osmena, 104 Phil 588 (1958)
Mayor v. Macaraig, 194 SCRA 672 (1991)
Roque v. Ericta, 53 SCRA 156
Mama, Jr. v Court of Appeals, GR No. 86517, April 30, 1991
UP Board of Regents v. Rasul, GR No. 91551, August 16, 1991
Kawaning EIIB v. Executive Secretary, GR No. 142801, July 10, 2001
Partisan Political Activity; Self-Organization; Temporary Employees
People v. De Venecia, 14 SCRA 864 (1965)
SSS Employees v. CA, 175 SCRA 686 (1989)
Jacinto v. CA, 281 SCRA 557 (1997)
Gloria v. CA, 338 SCRA 5 (2000)
Seneres v. COMELEC, GR No. 178678, April 16, 2009
Right to Organize
Social Security System v. CA, GR No. 85279, July 28, 1989
Manila Public School Teachers Association v. Secretary of Education, GR No. 95445, August 6, 1991
Section 3. Purpose of a Civil Service System
Lazo v. CSC, 236 SCRA 469
Section 4. Oath or Affirmation
Section 5. Standardization of Compensation
Section 6. Prohibition of Appointment of Lame Ducks
People v. Sandiganbayan, GR No. 164185, July 23, 2008
Section 7. Prohibitions; Appointments; Office; Employment
Flores v. Drilon 223 SCRA 568 (1993)
In re Eduardo Escala, 653 SCRA 141
Sec. 8 Prohibitions; Compensation; Foreign Gift/Office/Title
Peralta v. Mathay 38 SCRA 296 (1971)
Santos v. CA GR No. 139792, Nov. 22, 2000
Cabili v. CSC, GR No. 156503, June 22, 2006
Benguet State University v. Colting, GR No. 169637, June 8, 2007
Herrera, et al v. NPC, GR No. 166570, December 18, 2009

C. Commission on Elections
Section 1. Composition; Qualifications; Term
Cayetano v. Monsod, 201 SCRA 210 (1991)
Brillantes v. Yorac, 192 SCRA 358 (1990)
Matibag v. Benipayo, 380 SCRA 49
Section 2. Powers and Functions
Pangilinan v. COMELEC, 228 SCRA 36
Flores v. COMELEC, 184 SCRA 484 (1990)
Galido v. COMELEC, 193 SCRA 78 (1991)
People v. Inting, 187 SCRA 788 (1990)
Corpus v. Tanodbayan, 149 SCRA 281 (1987)
Tan v. COMELEC, GR No. 112093, Oct. 4, 1994
Kilosbayan v. COMELEC, GR No. 128054, Oct. 16, 1997
Alvarez v. COMELEC, GR No. 142527, March 1, 2001
Carlos v. Judge Angeles, GR No. 142907, November 29, 2000
Buac v. COMELEC, GR No. 155855, Jan. 26, 2004
LDP v. COMELEC, GR No. 161265, Feb. 24, 2004
Atienza v. COMELEC, GR No. 188920, February 16, 2010
Antonio v. COMELEC, GR No. 135869, September 22, 1999
Aggabao v. COMELEC, GR NO. 163756, January 26, 2005
Flores v. COMELEC, GR No. 89604, April 20, 1990
Alunan III v. Mirasol, GR No. 108399, July 31, 1997
Taule v. Secretary Santos, GR No. 90336, August 12, 1991
Baytan v. COMELEC, GR No. 153945, February 4, 2003
Balindong v. COMELEC, GR No. 1539991, October 16, 2003
Aguilar v. COMELEC, GR No. 185140, June 30, 2009
People v. Honorable Delgado, GR No. 93419, September 18, 1990
Banat v. COMELEC, GR No. 177508, August 7, 2009
People v. Judge Inting, GR No. 88919, July 25, 1990
Section 3. Decisions
Sarmiento v. COMELEC, 212 SCRA 307
Salazar Jr. v. COMELEC, 184 SCRA 433 (1990)
Baytan v. COMELEC, GR No. 153954 , Feb. 4, 2003
Balindong v. COMELEC, GR Nos. 153991-2, Oct. 16, 2003
Liberal Party v. COMELEC, GR No. 191771, May 6, 2010
Alvarez v. COMELEC, GR No. 142527, March 1, 2001
Section 4. Supervision/Regulation of Public Utilities, Media Grants, Privileges
Unido v. COMELEC, 104 SCRA 17
Sanidad v. COMELEC, 181 SCRA 529 (1990)
Philippine Press Institute v. COMELEC, GR No. 119654, May 22, 1995
ABS-CBN v. COMELEC, GR No. 133486, Jan. 28, 2000
SWS v. COMELEC, GR No. 147571, May 5, 2001
Section 5. Favorable Recommendation for Pardon, Amnesty, Parole or Suspension of Sentence
Section 6. Free and Open Party System
Liberal Party v. COMELEC, GR No. 191771, May 6, 2010
Section 7. No Block-Voting
Section 8. Prohibition on Political Parties
Section 9. Election Period
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Section 10. No Harassment and Discrimination


Section 11. Funds
D. Commission of Audit
Section 1. Qualifications; Term
Mison v. COA, 187 SCRA 445
Section 2. General Function; Powers
Philippine Operations, Inc. v. Auditor General, 94 PHIL 868
Euro-Med Laboratories, Phil, Inc. v. Province of Batangas, 495 SCRA 601
Ramos v. Aquino, 39 SCRA 236
Blue Bar Coconut Philippines v. Tantuico, 163 SCRA 716
NHA v. COA, 226 SCRA 55
Dingcong v. Guingona, 162 SCRA 782 (1988)
Danville Maritime v. COA, 175 SCRA 701 (1989)
Mamaril v. Domingo, 227 SCRA 206 (1993)
Sambeli v. Province of Isabela, GR No. 92279, June 18, 1992
Osmena v. COA, GR No. 98355, March 2, 1994
Bustamante v. COA, GR No. 103309, Nov. 27, 1992
Caltex v. COA, 208 SCRA 726 (1992)
Polloso v. Gangan, 335 SCRA 750 (2000)
DBP v. COA, 231 SCRA 202
Strategic Alliance v. Radstock Securities, GR No. 178158, December 4, 2009
Uy, et al v. COA, GR No. 130685, March 21, 2000
Davao City Water District v. CSC and COA, GR No. 95237, September 13, 1991
Parreno v. COA, GR No. 162224, June 7, 2007
Boy Scouts of the Philippines v. COA, 651 SCRA 146
Section 3. COA Jurisdiction
Section 4. Annual Report to the President and to Congress
Article X. Local Government
Section 1. Territorial and Political Subdivisions of the Philippines
Cordillera Broad Coalition v. COA, GR No. 79956, January 26, 1990
Section 2. Local Autonomy
Limbona v. Conte Mangelin, et al, GR No. 80391, February 28, 1989
San Juan v. CSC, 196 SCRA 69 (1991)
Magtajas v. Pryce Properties, GR No. 111097, July 20, 1994
Leynes v. COA, GR No. 143596, Dec. 11, 2003
Batangas CATV v. CA and Batangas City, GR No. 138810, September 29, 2004
Section 3. Local Government Code
Garcia v. COMELEC, 227 SCRA 100 (1993)
Malonzo v. COMELEC, 269 SCRA 380 (1997)
Section 4. Supervision by the President
Ganzon v. CA, 200 SCRA 271
Joson v. Torres, 290 SCRA 279
Drilon v. Lim, 235 SCRA 135 (1994)
Province of Negros v. COA, GR No. 182574, September 28, 2010

Section 5. Power of Taxation by Local Government


LTO v. City of Butuan, 322 SCRA 805
Lina v. Pano, 364 SCRA 76 (2001)
Petron v. Mayor, GR No. 158881, April 16, 2008
Yamane v. BA Lepanto Condominium, GR No. 154993, October 25, 2005
Philippine Petroleum v. Municipality of Pililla, GR No. 90773, June 3, 1991
John Hay Peoples Alternative Coalition v. Lim, GR No. 119775, October 24, 2003
Manila Electric v. Province of Laguna, GR No. 131359, May 5, 1999
Batangas Power v. Batangas City, GR No. 152675, April 28, 2004
Smart Communications v. City of Davao, GR No. 155491, September 16, 2008
Section 6. Share in National Taxes
Pimentel v. Aguirre, 336 SCRA 201 (2000)
Province of Batangas v. Executive Secretary, GR No. 152774, May 27, 2004
Alternative Center v. Zamora, GR No. 144256, June 8, 2005
League of Cities v. COMELEC August 24, 2010
Section 7. Equitable Share in the National Wealth
Section 8. Term of Local Officials
Borja v. COMELEC, 295 SCRA 157
Lozanida v. COMELEC, GR No. 135150, July 28, 1999
Adormeo v. COMELEC, GR No. 147927, February 4, 2002
Socrates v. COMELEC, 391 SCRA 457 (2002)
Latasa v. COMELEC, GR No. 154829, Dec. 10, 2003
David v. COMELEC, 271 SCRA 90 (1997)
Montebon v. COMELEC, 551 SCRA 50
Ong v. Alegre, GR No. 163295, January 23, 2006
Dizon v. COMELEC, GR No. 182088, January 30, 2009
Alboin v. COMELEC, GR No. 184836, December 23, 2009
David v. COMELEC, GR No. 127116, April 8, 1997
Section 9. Sectoral Representatives
Supangan Jr. v. Santos, GR No. 84662, August 24, 1990
Section 10. Creation, Abolition, Change of Boundaries
Tan v. COMELEC, 142 SCRA 727 (1986)
League of Cities of the Philippines v. COMELEC, GR 176951, Nov. 29, 2008
Sema v. COMELEC, 558 SCRA 700
Camid v. Office of the President, GR No. 161414, January 17, 2005
Navarro v. Executive Secretary, GR No. 180050, February 10, 2010
Section 11. Metropolitan Political Subdivisions
MMDA v. Bel-Air Village Association Assoc., GR No. 135962, March 27, 2000
MMDA v. Garin, GR No. 130230, April 15, 2005
Gancayco v. City Government of Quezon City, 658 SCRA 853
Section 12. Highly Urbanized Cities, Component Cities
Abella v. COMELEC, GR No. 100710, September 3, 1991
Section 13. Local Government Units Grouping Themselves
Section 14. Regional Development Councils and Other Similar Bodies
Section 15. Autonomous Regions
Abas Kida v. Senate of the Philippines, GR No. 196271, October 18, 2011

Section 16. General Supervision of the President


Section 17. Powers Not Vested to the ARMM
Sections 18 and19. Organic Act for Autonomous Regions
Abbas v. COMELEC, 179 SCRA 287 (1989)
Ordillos v. COMELEC, 192 SCRA 100 (1990)
Badua v. CBA, 194 SCRA 101 (1991)
Cordillera Broad Coalition v. COA, GR No. 82217, Jan. 29, 1990
Pandi v. CA, GR No. 116850, April 11, 2002
Sema v. COMELEC, GR No. 177597, July 16, 2008
Section 20. Legislative Powers of the Autonomous Regions
Province of North Cotabato v. Government of the Philippines Peace Panel, 568 SCRA 492
Section 21. Preservation of Peace and Order
Article XI. Accountability of Public Officers
Section 1. Public Office
Bornasal, Jr. v. Montes, 280 SCRA 181 (1997)
Section 2. Officers Subject to Removal by Impeachment
Section 3. Procedure for Impeachment
In re Gonzales, 160 SCRA 771 (1988)
Romulo v. Yniguez, 141 SCRA 260 (1986)
Francisco v. House of Representatives, 415 SCRA 44
Estrada v. Desierto, 353 SCRA 452 (2001); MR, 356 SCRA 108 (2001)
Gutierrez v. Committee on Justice, 643 SCRA 198
Section 4. Sandiganbayan
Lecaroz v. Sandiganbayan, 128 SCRA 324 (1984)
Defensor-Santiago, 356 SCRA 636 (2001)
Balmadrid v. Sandiganbayan, GR No. 58327, March 22, 1991
Azarcon v. Sandiganbanyan, GR No. 116033, February 26, 1997
Section 5. Ombudsman
Carandang v. Desierto, 639 SCRA 293
Lacson v. ES, 649 SCRA 142
People v. Morales, 649 SCRA 182
Quarto v. Marcelo, 658 SCRA 580
Section 6. Appointments
Ombudsman v. CSC, GR No. 162215, July 20, 2007
Section 7. Tanodbayan as Special Prosecutor
Zaldivar v. Sandiganbayan, 160 SCRA 843 (1988)
Acop v. Ombudsman, GR No. 120422, September 27, 1995
Deloso v. Domingo, 191 SCRA 545
Almonte v. Vasquez, GR No. 95367, May 22, 1995
Buenasada v. Flavier, 226 SCRA 645
Macalino v. Sandiganbayan, 376 SCRA 452
BIR v. Ombudsman, GR No. 115103, April 11, 2002
Laurel v. Desierto, GR No. 145368, April 12, 2002
Azarcon v. Guerrero, GR No. 121017, Feb 17, 1997
Azarcon v. Guerrero , GR No. 116033, Feb 26, 1997
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Section 8. Qualifications
Section 9. Appointments
Section 10. Rank
Section 11. Term
Section 12. Prompt Action on Complaints
Laurel v. Desierto, GR No. 145368, April 12, 2002
Almonte v. Vasquez, 244 SCRA 286 (1995)
Roxas v. Vasquez, 358 SCRA 636 (2001)
Uy v. Sandiganbayan, GR No. 105965, March 20, 2001
Section 13. Powers; Functions; Duties
Khan, Jr. v. Ombudsman, GR No. 125296, July 20, 2006
Ombudsman v. Estandarte, GR No. 168670, April 13, 2007
Ombudsman v. Lucero, November 24, 2006
Ombudsman v. CA, GR No. 169079, July 17, 2007
Sangguniang Barangay v. Punong Barangay, GR No. 170626, March 3, 2008
Perez v. Sandiganbayan, GR No. 166062, September 26, 2006
Buencamino v. CA, GR No. 175895, April 4, 2007
Medina v. COA, GR No. 176478, February 4, 2008
Villas Nor v. Sandiganbayan, GR No. 180700, March 4, 2008
Honasan II v. Panel of Investigating Prosecutors GR No. 159747, April 13, 2004
Ombudsman v. Rodriguez, GR No. 172700, July 23, 2010
Garcia v. Miro, GR No. 148944, Feb 5, 2003
Rare v. Sandiganbayan, GR No. 108431, July 14, 2000
Section 14. Fiscal Autonomy
Section 15. Right to Recover Properties Unlawfully Acquired
Section 16. Loan, Guaranty or Other Form of Financial Accommodation
Section 17. Declaration of Assets and Liabilities
Section 18. Allegiance of Public Officers
Caasi v. CA, 191 SCRA 229 (1990)
Article XII. National Economy and Patrimony
Section 1. Threefold Goal of the National Economy
Section 2. Regalian Doctrine
Lee Hong Kok v. David, 48 SCRA 372
Carino v. Insurer Government, 41 PHIL 935
Cruz v. Sec. of DENR, 347 SCRA 128 (2000)
Sta. Rosa Mining v. Leido, 156 SCRA 1 (1987)
San Miguel Corporation v. CA, 185 SCRA 722 (1990)
Almeda v. Court of Appeals, GR No. 85322, April 30, 1991
Director of Lands v. Kalahi Investments, Inc, GR No. 48066, January 31, 1989
Republic v. Enciso, GR No. 160145, November 11, 2005
Chavez v. PEA, GR No. 133250, July 9, 2002
Laurel v. Garcia, 187 SCRA 797 (1990)
Miners Association v. Factoran, 240 SCRA 100 (1995)
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Republic v. Rosemoor, GR No. 149927, March 30, 2004


La Bugal-Blaan Tribal Assn. v. DENR, GR127872, Jan 27, 2004, MR GR 127882, Dec. 1, 2004
Philippine Geothermal v. Napocor, GR No. 144302, May 27, 2004
JG Summit v. CA, GR No. 124293, January 31, 2005
Section 3. Lands of the Public Domain
Director of Lands v. Aquino, 192 SCRA 296 (1990)
Republic v. CA, 160 SCRA 228 (1988)
Apex Mining v. Southeast Mindanao Gold, Inc, GR No. 152613, June 23, 2006
Dir. of Lands v. IAC, 146 SCRA 509 (1986)
Ten Forty Realty v. Lorenzana, GR No. 151212, Sept. 10, 2003
Chavez v. PEA, GR No. 133250, July 9, 2002
Section 4. Specific Limits of Forest Lands and National Parks
La Bugal-Blaan Tribal Assn. v. DENR, GR127872, Jan 27, 2004, MR GR 127882, Dec. 1, 2004
Section 5. Ancestral Lands and Domain
Cruz v. Sec. of DENR, 347 SCRA 128 (2000)
Section 6. Common Good
Telecom v. COMELEC, 289 SCRA 337 (1998)
Section 7. Private Lands
Republic v. CA, 235 SCRA 567
Zaragosa v. CA, GR No. 106401, September 29, 2000
Ramirez v. Vda. De Ramirez, 111 SCRA 704 (1982)
Halili v. CA, 287 SCRA 465 (1998)
Lee v. Republic, 366 SCRA (2001)
Frenzel v. Catito, GR No. 143958, July 11, 2003
Mulller v. Muller, GR No. 149615, August 29, 2006
Matthews v. Taylor Spouses, GR No. 164584, June 22, 2009
Hulst v. PR Builders, GR No. 156364, September 25, 2008
Section 8. Exception for Former Filipino Citizens
Republic v. CA, 235 SCRA 567 (1994)
Section 9. Independent Economic and Planning Agency
Section 10. Filipinization
Manila Prince Hotel v. GSIS, 267 SCRA 408 (1997)
Army and Navy Club v. CA, 271 SCRA 36 (1997)
Tanada v. Angara, 272 SCRA 18 (1997)
Section 11. Public Utilities
Bagatsing v. Committee, 246 SCRA 344 (1995)
Albano v. Reyes, 175 SCRA 36 (1997)
Tatad v. Garcia, 243 SCRA 436 (1995)
Telecom v. COMELEC, 289 SCRA 337 (1998)
JG Summit Holdings v. CA, 345 SCRA 143 (2000)
Associated Communications v. NTC, GR No. 144109, February 17, 2003
Eastern Telecom v. Telecom Technologies, GR No. 135992, July 23, 2004
Gamboa v. Teves, 652 SCRA 690
PAGCOR v. BIR, 645 SCRA 338
Section 12. Filipino First Policy
Tanada v. Angara, 272 SCRA 18 (1997)

Section 13. Trade Policy


Section 14. Development and Practice of Professions
Section 15. Agency to Promote Cooperatives
Section 16. Corporations
NDC v. PVB, 192 SCRA 257 (1990)
Section 17. Temporary Take-Over
Agan v. PIATCO, 420 SCRA 575
David v. Macapagal-Arroyo, GR No. 171396, May 2006
Section 18. Nationalization
Republic v. PLDT, 26 SCRA 620 (1968)
PLDT v. NTC, 190 SCRA 717 (1990)
Section 19. Monopolies and Combinations
Energy Regulatory Board v. CA, GR No. 113079, April 20, 2001
Garcia v. Executive Secretary, GR No. 132451, December 17, 1999
Tatad v. Secretary of Energy, 281 SCRA 330
Eastern Assurance v. LTFRB, GR No. 149717, Oct. 7, 2003
Avon v. Luna, GR No. 153674, December 20, 2006
Section 21. Foreign Loans
Section 22. Acts Inimical to the National Interest
Artcile XVI. General Provisions
Section 1. Flag of the Philippines
Section 2. Name, National Anthem or a National Seal
Section 3. Immunity From Suit
Republic v. Feliciano, 148 SCRA 424 (1987)
Metran v. Paredes, 79 Phil 819 (1947-1948)
NAC v. Teodoro, 91 Phil 203 (1952)
Mobil Philippines v. Customs Arrastre, 18 SCRA 120 (1966)
PNR v. IAC, 217 SCRA 401 (1993)
Ministerio v. CFI, 40 SCRA 464 (1971)
Municipality of San Fernando v. Firme, 195 SCRA 692
Lansang v. CA, GR No. 102667
Traders Royal Bank v. IAC, 192 SCRA 305 (1990)
Republic v. Sandoval, 220 SCRA 124 (1993)
DA v. NLRC, 227 SCRA 693 (1993)
EPG Construction v. Vigilar, GR No. 131544, March 16, 2001
Philrock v. Board of Liquidators, 180 SCRA 171 (1989)
Republic of Indonesia v. Vinzon, GR 154705, June 26, 2003
Shell Philippines v. Jalos, GR No. 179918, September 8, 2010
Vigilar v. Aquino, 639 SCRA 772
ATO v. Ramos, 644 SCRA 36
Section 4. AFP
Section 5. AFP Requirement and Goals
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Section 6. Police Force


Quilonia v. The General Court Martial GR No. 9660, March 4, 1992
Carpio v. Executive Secretary 206 SCRA 290 (1992)
Department of Budget v. Manilas Finest, GR No. 169466, May 9, 2007
Mendoza v. PNP, GR No. 139658, June 21, 2005
Section 7. War Veterans
Section 8. Pensions and Benefits for Retirees
Section 9. Protection of Consumers from Trade Malpractices
Section 10. Development of Filipino Capability and Communication Structures
Section 11. Ownership and Management: Mass Media and Advertising
Section 12. Consultative Body for Indigenous Cultural Communities
Article XVII. Amendments or Revisions
Section 1. Amendment or Revision
Imbong v. COMELEC, 35 SCRA 28 (1970)
Lambino v. COMELEC, 505 SCRA 160
Section 2. Initiative
Defensor-Santiago v. COMELEC, 270 SCRA 106 (1997); MR (1997)
Lambino v. COMELEC, 505 SCRA 160 (2006)
Section 3. Constitutional Convention
Section 4. Ratification
Gonzales v. COMELEC, 21 SCRA 774 (1967)
Tolentino v. COMELEC, 41 SCRA 702 (1971)
Article XVIII Transitory Provisions
Section 26. Ill-Gotten Wealth; Sequestration/Freeze Orders
Cojuangco v. Roxas, 195 SCRA 797 (1991)
Section 27. Effectivity
De Leon v. Esquerra, 152 SCRA 602 (1987)

B. CONSTITUTIONAL LAW II
Article III Bill of Rights
I. Section 1
1. Purpose of the Bill of Rights
2. Three Great Powers of Government
3. Police Power
4. The Seat of Police Power
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MMDA v. Bel-Air Village Association, etc GR No. 135962, March 27, 2000
5. Life, Liberty, Property
6. Hierarchy of Rights
Philippine Blooming Mills Employees Organization v. Philippine Blooming Mills Co. Inc., 51 SCRA
189
Social Justice Society, et al v. Atienza, Jr., GR No. 156052, February 13, 2008
7. Due Process: In General
Tupas v. CA 193 SCARA 597
8. Procedural Due Process
In General
Banco Espanol Filipino v. Palanca 37 P 921
Aspects of the Proceedings
Villegas v. Hui Chiong,
Galvez v. Court of Appeals, 237 SCRA 685
State Prosecutors v. Muro, 236 SCRA 505
Martinez v. CA, 237 SCRA 575
Espeleta v. Avelino, 62 SCRA 396
Rabino v. Cruz, 222 SCRA 493
Gonzales v. CSC, 226 SCRA 66
Webb v. Hon. Raul De Leon, 247 SCRA 652
People v. Teehankee, GR No. 111206, Oct. 6, 1995
Ang Tibay v. CIR 69 PHIL 635
Rural Bank of Buhi v. CA, 162 SCRA 288
ADMU v. Capulong 222 SCRA 644
Non v. Judge Dames, 185 SCRA 523
Guzman v. NU, 142 SCRA 699
Alcuaz v. PSBA, 161 SCRA 7
Malabanan v. Ramento, 129 SCRA 359
UP Board of Regents v. Telan, GR 110280, Oct. 21, 1996
Lao Gi Alias Chia, Jr. v. CA 180 SCRA 756
PHILCOMSAT v. Alcuaz 180 SCRA 218
Radio Communicattions v. NTC 184 SCRA 517
Maceda v. ERB 199 SCRA 454
Abalos v. Civil Service Commission, 196 SCRA 81
GSIS v. CA, 201 SCRA 661
Hellenic Philippine Shipping Inc v. Siete, 195 SCRA 179
Salaw v. NLRC, 202 SCRA 7
Macayayong v. Ople 204 SCRA 372
Alonzo v. Capulong, 244 SCRA 80
CHR v. CSC, 227 SCRA 42
People v. Nazario 165 SCRA 136
Estate of Francisco v. CA 199 SCRA 595
Misamis Occidental Association V. DOF 238 SCARA 63
Medenilla v. Civil Service Commission 194 SCRA 278
Mendiola v. CSC, 221 SCRA 295
Rodriguez v. Project 6 Market Service Coop., Inc et al, GR 79968
Lazo v. CSC, 236 SCRA 469
Stronghold Insurance v. CA 205 SCRA 605
Feeder International Line v. CA 197 SCRA 842
Alba v. Hon. Deputy Ombudsman, GR 120223 March 13, 1996
Telan v. CA 202 SCRA 534
Aris (Phils) Inc. v. NLRC 200 SCRA 246
2

Rivera v. CSC, 240 SCRA 43


Central Bank v. CA, 220 SCRA 536
Philippine Merchant Marine School v. CA L 112844 June 2, 1995
Concerned Officials of MWSS v. Vasquez, 240 SCRA 502
American Inter-Fashion Corp. v. Office of the President, 197 SCRA 409
Estrada v. Sandiganbayan, GR 148560 (Nov. 19, 2001)
CIR v. CA 261 SCRA 236
Conti v. NLRC 271 SCRA 114
Joson v. Executive Secretary 290 SCRA 279
Marcos v. Sandigabayan 12 LR 6 N98
Pafianco v. Moral, 322 SCRA 439
Roxas v. CA 321 SCRA 106
Summary Dismissal Board v. Toricta 330 SCRA 153, GR 130442, April 6, 2000
Sec. of Justice v. Lantion, 343 SCRA 377, GR. 139465, Oct. 17, 2000
Government of the USA v. Purganan 389 SCRA 623 Sept. 24, 2002
Lazaro v. CA 330 SCRA 208 April 6, 2000
Agabon v. NLRC 442 SCRA 573, GR 158693, Nov. 17, 2004
9. Substantive Due Process
US v. Toribio 15 Phil. 85
Churchill v. Rafferty 32 Phil. 580
People v. Fajardo 104 Phil. 443
Ermita-Malate Hotel & Operator v. City of Manila 20 SCRA 849
Ynot v. Intermediate Court of Appeals 148 SCRA 659
Agustin v. Edu, 88 SCRA 195
Balacuit v. CFI 163 SCRA 182
National Development Co. and New Agrix v. Phil. Vet. Bank 192 SCRA 257
Maranaw Hotel v. NLRC 238 SCRA 190
Magtajas v. Pryce Properties 234 SCRA 255
Bennis v. Michigan No. 94-8729 March 4, 1996
Cruzan v. Dir. Missouri No. 88-1503 June 25 1990
JMM Promotion and Management Inc. v. CA 260 SCRA 319
Corona v. United Harbor 283 SCRA 31
Kelly v. Johnson 425 US 238
Chavez v. Romulo 431 SCRA 534 (2004)
10. Equal Protection of the Law
People v. Cayat 68 PHIL. 12, 18
Ichong v. Hernandez 101 PHIL. 1155
Villegas v. Hiu Chiong Tsai Pao Ho 86 SCRA 270
Dumlao v. COMELEC 96 SCRA 392
Goesart v. Cleary - 335 US 464
Ormoc Sugar Central v. Ormoc City Feb. 7, 1968
Sison, Jr. v. PAGCOR May 14, 1991
Republic v. Sandiganbayan 230 SCRA 711
Himagan v. People 237 SCRA 538
Almonte v. Vasquez 244 SCRA 286
Telebap v. COMELEC 289 SCRA 337
Tiu v. CA GR 127410 Jan. 20, 1999
Aguinaldo v. COMELEC GR 132774 June 21, 1999
De Guzman v. COMELEC 336 SCRA
People v. Mercado GR 116239, Nov. 29, 2000
People v. Jalosjos 324 SCRA 689
People v. Piedra 350 SCRA 163
International School v. Quisumbing June 1, 2000
Central Bank Employees Assn. v. BSP 446 SCRA 299

II. Section 2
1.
Requisites of a Valid Warrant
People v. Veloso 48 Phil. 169
Alvarez v. CFI 64 Phil. 33
Stonehill v. Diokno June 19, 1967
Bache & Co. v Ruiz 37 SCRA 823
Placer v. Villanueva 126 SCRA 463
Burgos, Sr. v. Chief of Staff, AFP 133 SCRA 800
Corro v. Lising 137 SCRA 541
Soliven v. Makasiar 167 SCRA 394
Salazar v. Achacoso 183 SCRA 145
Board of Comm. (CID) v. De la Rosa 197 SCRA 853
Lim, Sr. v. Judge Felix Feb. 19, 1991
Silva v. Pres. Judge of RTC of Negros Or. 203 SCRA 140
Allado v. Diokno 232 SCRA 192
Ortiz v. Palaypayon 234 SCRA 391
People v. Martinez 235 SCRA 171
Webb v. De Leon 247 SCRA 652
People v. Woolcock 244 SCRA 235
Tambasen v. People 246 SCRA 184
Columbia Pictures v. CA 262 SCRA 219
20th Century Fox Film v. CA 164 SCRA 655
Ho vs. People 280 SCRA 365
Gozos v. Tac-an GR 123191, Dec. 17, 1998
Flores v. Sumaljag 290 SCRA 568
People v. CA 291 SCRA 400
Kho v. Makalintal GR 94902-06, April 21, 1999
Paper Industries v. Asuncion GR 122092, May 19, 1999
Malalaon v. CA 232 SCRA 249
2.
Particularity of Description
Yousef Al-Ghoul v. CA GR 126859, Sept. 4, 2001
Uy v. BIR 344 SCRA 36
3.

Warrantless Searches and Seizures


When is a search a search?
Valmonte v. General de Villa 178 SCRA 211 (Main) and 185 SCRA 655 (MR)
Guazon v. De Villa 181 SCRA 623

People v. Saycon 236 SCRA 329


People v. CFI 101 SCRA 86
Roan v. Gonzales 145 SCRA 687
Nolasco v. Mago GR 27360
People v. Lo Ho Wing 193 SCRA 122
People v. Malmstedt 198 SCRA 401
Posadas v. CA 188 SCRA 288
Bagalihog v. Fernandez 198 SCRA 614
People v. Cuachon 238 SCRA 540
People v. De Garcia 233 SCRA 540
People v. De Lara 236 SCRA 291
Aniag v. COMELEC 237 SCRA 424
People v. Barros 231 SCRA 557
People v. Tabar 222 SCRA 144
Manlavi v. Gacott 244 SCRA 50
People v. Leangsiri 252 SCRA 213
United Laboratories v. Isip GR 163858 (June 28, 2005)
2

Malacat v. CA 283 SCRA 159


People v. Encinada 280 SCRA 72
Mustang Lumber v. CA 257 SCRA 430
People v. Gatward 267 SCRA 785
People v. Lacerna 278 SCRA 561
People v. Aruta 288 SCRA 626
People v. Cuenco GR 128277, Nov. 16, 1998
People v. Doria GR 125299, Jan. 22, 1999
People v. Sevilla 339 SCRA 625
People v. Che Chun Ting 328 SCRA 592
People v. Valdez 341 SCRA 85
People v. Johnson 348 SCRA 526
Del Rosario v. People, GR 142295, May 31, 2001
People v. Estrada GR 124461, June 26, 2000
4.
Searches and Seizuers of whatever nature and for whatever sources.
Material Distributors v. Natividad 84 Phil 127
Oklahoma Press v. Waling 327 US 186
Camara v. Municipal Court 387 US 523
5.
Warrantless Arrests
Harvey v. Defensor-Santiago 162 SCRA 840
People v. Aminnudin 163 SCRA 402
People v. dela Cruz 184 SCRA 416
People v. Burgos 144 SCRA 1
Umil v. Ramos 187 SCRA 311 (Main); MR Oct. 3, 1991
People v. Sucro 195 SCRA 388
Go v. CA 206 SCRA 138
People v. Briones 202 SCRA 708
People v. Mengote 210 SCRA 174
People v. Simon 234 SCRA 555
People v. Rabang 187 SCRA 682
People v. Lopez 246 SCRA 95
Velasco v. CA 245 SCRA 677
People v. Sequino 264 SCRA 79
People v. Nazareno 260 SCRA 256
People v. Mahusay 282 SCRA 80
People v. Alvario 275 SCRA 529
Larranaga v. CA 287 SCRA 521
People v. Olivarez GR 77865, Dec. 4, 1998
Cadua v. CA 312 SCRA 703
People v. Elamparo 329 SCRA
People v. Cubcubin 360 SCRA
People v. Compacion 361 SCRA 540
Posadas v. Ombudsman 341 SCRA
People v. Buluran 325 SCRA 476
People v. Rodriguez 232 SCRA 227
People v. Acol 232 SCRA 406
III. Section 3
Exclusionary Rule
Salcedo-Ortanez v. CA 235 SCRA 111
Zulueta v. CA 253 SCRA 699
Ramirez v. CA 248 SCRA 590
Ople v. Torres 293 SCRA 141
People v. Marti 193 SCRA 57
2

People v. Artua 288 SCRA 626


Gaanan v. IAC 145 SCRA 112
IV. Section 4
1.
Prior Restraint
Near v. Minnesota 238 US 697
Freedman v. Maryland 380 US 51
New York Times Co. v. US 403 US 713
Tolentino v. Sec. of Finance GR 115444, Oct. 30, 1995
Alexander v. US 113 S. Ct. 2766, 125 L. Ed. 2d. 441
INC v. CA 259 SCRA 529 (1996)
2.
Subsequent Punishment
People v. Perez 45 Phil. 599
Dennis v. US 341 US 494
Gonzales v. COMELEC 27 SCRA 835
Eastern Broadcasting v. Dans, Jr. 137 SCRA 628
Ayer Prod. PTY. LTD. V. Judge Capulong 160 SCRA 865
Kelley v. Johnson 425 US 238
Brandenburg v. Ohio 395 US 444
3.
Speech and the Electoral Process
Sanidad v. COMELEC 181 SCRA 529
National Press Club v. COMELEC 207 SCRA 1
Adiong v. COMELEC March 31, 1992
Osmena v. COMELEC 288 SCRA 447
ABS-CBN v. COMELEC 323 SCRA 811
SWS v. COMELEC 357 SCRA 496
4.
Commercial Speech
Rubin v. Coors Brewing 131 L. Ed. 2d 532
Cincinnati v. Discovery Network 123 L. Ed. 2d 99
City of Laduc v. Gilleo 129 L. Ed. 2d 36
5.
Libel
Policarpio v. Manila Times 5 SCRA 148
Lopez v. CA 34 SCRA 116
New York Times Co. c. Sullivan 376 US 254
Rosenbloom v. Metromedia, Inc. 403 US 254
Gerts v. Robert Wlech 418 US 323
Hustler v. Magazine 485 US 46
In Re Jurado AM No. 90-5-2373, 4 LR 19 Aug09
In Re Jurado 243 SCRA 299
Vasquez v. CA GR 118971 Sept. 15, 1999
Borjal v. CA GR. 126466 Jan. 14, 1999
Vicario v. CA GR 124491 June 1, 1999
Pader v. People 325 SCRA 117
6.
Obscenity
Miller v. California 37 L. Ed. 2d 419
Gonzales v. Kalaw-Katigbak 137 SCRA 717
Pita v. CA 178 SCRA 362
Barnes v. Glen Theater 498 US 439
FCC v Pacifica Foundation 438 US 726
Renton v. Playtime Theater 475 US 41
2

Bethel School District v. Fraser 478 US 675


Hazelwood School District v. Kuhlmeier 484 US 260
7.
Assembly and Petition
Navarro v. Villegas 31 SCRA 73
PBM Employees v. PBM 51 SCRA 189
JBL Reyes v. Mayor Bagatsing 125 SCRA 553
Malabanan v. Ramento 129 SCRA 359
BAYAN v. Ermita GR 169838, April 25, 2006
V.Setion 5
1.
Free Exercise of Religion
Cantwell v. Connecticut 310 US 296
US v. Ballard 322 US 78
American Bible Society v. City of Manila 104 Phil. 386
Ebranilag v. Divison Superintendent 219 SCRA 256; (MR) 251 SCRA
Wisconsin v. Yoder 406 US 205
Pamil v. Teleron 86 SCRA 413
McDaniel v. Paty 435 US 618
Goldman v. Weinberger 54 LW 4298
German v. Baranganan 135 SCRA 514
Tolentino v. Sec. of Finance 249 SCRA 628
Centeno v. Villalon-Pornillos 236 SCRA 197
Church of the Lukumi v. City of Hialeach No. 91-948, June 11, 1993
Lambs Chapel v. School Disctrict No.91-2024, June 7, 1993
Estrada v. Escritor AM P-021651 (August 4, 2003)
2.
Non-Establishment of Religion
Aglipay v. Ruiz 64 Phil. 201
Garces v. Estenzo 104 SCRA 510
School District v. Schempp 394 RS 203
Board of Education v. Allen 392 US 236
Lemon v. Kurtzman 403 US 602
Tilton v. Richardson 403 US 672
Country of Allegheny v. American Civil Liberties Union 57 LW 504
Zobrest v. Catalina No. 92-94 June 18, 1993
Capitol Square Review Board v. Pinetter & Ku Klus Klan US No. 94-780, June 29, 1995
Manosca v. CA 252 SCRA 412
Lee v. Welsman US No. 90-1014, June 24, 1992
VI. Section 6
Liberty of Abode and Right to Travel
Marcos v. Manglapus 177 SCRA 668
Silverio v. CA 195 SCRA 760
Santiago v. Vasquez 217 SCRA 633
Marcos v. Sandiganbayan 247 SCRA 127
VII. Section 7
Right to Information
Legaspi v. CSC 150 SCRA 530
Bantay Republic Act v. COMELEC GR 177271, May 4, 2007
2

Valmonte v. Belmonte, Jr. 170 SCRA 256


Aquino-Sarmiento v. Morato 203 SCRA 515
Echegaray v. Sec. of Justice GR 132601, Oct. 12, 1988
Chavez v. PCGG GR 130716, Dec. 9, 1988
Chavez v. PEA GR 133250, July 9, 2002
RE: Request for Radio-TV Coverage 365 SCRA 248
RE: Request for Live Radio-TV Coverage 365 SCRA 62
Senate v. Ermita GR 169777, April 20, 2006
Neri v. Senate GR 180643, March 25, 2008; MR Sept. 4, 2008
Akbayan v. Aquino GR 170516, July 16, 2008
VIII. Section 8
Right to Association
TUCP v. NBC- 173 SCRA 33
SSS Employees v. CA 175 SCRA 686
UPCSU v. Laguesma 286 SCRA 15
IX. Section 9
Heirs of Alberto Suguitan v. City of Mandaluyong March 14, 2000
Iron and Steel Authority v. CA 249 SCRA 538
Philippine Press Institute v. COMELEC 244 SCRA 272
Telebap v. COMELEC 289 SCRA 337
Greater Balanga v. Municipality of Balanga 239 SCRA 436
1.
Elements of taking
Republic v. Vda. De Castelvi 58 SCRA 336
Garcia v. CA 102 SCRA 597
City of Government v. Judge Ericta 122 SCRA 759
US v. Causby 328 US 256
People v. Fajardo 104 Phil 443
Republic v. PLDT 26 SCRA 620
NPC v. Jocson 206 SCRA 520
Penn Central Transportation v. NY City 438 US 104
Ruckelshaus v. Monsanto 467 US 986
2.
Public Use
Sumulong v. Guerrero 154 SCRA 461
Phil. Columbian Assn. v. Hon. Panis 228 SCRA 668
Manosca v. CA 252 SCRA 412
Province of Camarines Sur v. CA 222 SCRA 173
Lagcao v. Judge Labra GR 155746, Oct. 13, 2004
3.
Just Compensation
City of Manila v. Estrada 25 Phil 208
Manila Railroad v. Paredes 31 Phil. 118
Santos v. Land Bank GR 137431, Sept. 7, 2000
Municipality of Daet v. CA 129 SCRA 665
NPC v. CA 129 SCRA 665
EPZA v. Dulay 149 SCRA 305
Maddumba v. GSIS 182 SCRA 281
Berkenkotter v. CA 216 SCRA 584
Meralco v. Pineda 206 SCRA 196
NPC v. CA 254 SCRA 577
Land Bank v. CA 249 SCRA 149; (MR) 258 SCRA 404
Panes v. VISCA 264 SCRA 708
Republic v. CA 263 SCRA 758
2

4.
Judicial Review
De Knecht v. Bautista 100 SCRA 660
Manotoc v. NHA 150 SCRA 89
Republic v. De Knecht 182 SCRA 141
X. Section 10
Home Building and Loan Assn. v. Blaisdell 290 US 398
Rutter v. Esteban 93 Phil. 68
Del Rosario v. De los Santos L-20589-90
Abella v. NLRC 152 SCRA 140
Phil. Vet. Bank Employees v. Phil. Vet. Bank 189 SCRA 14
Presley v. Bel-Air Village Association 201 SCRA 13
Tolentino v. Sec. of Finance 235 SCRA 630
Siska Development v. Office of the President 231 SCRA 674
Miners Association v. Factoran 240 SCRA 100
Juarez v. CA 214 SCRA 475
FPIB v. CA 252 SCRA 259
CMMA v. POEA 243 SCRA 666
PNB v. O.P. 252 SCRA 5
Eugenio v. Drilon 252 SCRA 106
Meralco v. Province of Laguna 306 SCRA 750
XII. Section 12
1.
Rights in Custodial Investigation
Miranda v. Arizona 384 US 436
Magtoto v. Manguera 63 SCRA 4
Gamboa v. Judge Cruz 162 SCRA 675
People v. Pinlac 165 SCRA 675
People v. Judge Ayson 175 SCRA 216
People v. Loveria 187 SCRA 47
People v. Alegria 190 SCRA 122
People v. De Guzman 194 SCRA 191
People v. Lim 196 SCRA 809
People v. Arceo 202 SCRA 170
Arroyo v. CA 203 SCRA 750
People v. Parojinog 203 SCRA 673
People v. Jimenez 204 SCRA 719
People v. Nicolas 204 SCRA 191
People v. Campos 202 SCRA 387
People v. Marra 236 SCRA 565
Kimpo v. Sandiganbayan 232 SCRA 53
Navallo v. Sandiganbayan 234 SCRA 175
People v. Frago 232 SCRA 653
People v. Timple 237 SCRA 52
People v. Simon 234 SCRA 555
People v. Ruelan 231 SCRA 650
People v. Barasina - 229 SCRA 450
People v. Barlis 231 SCRA 426
People v. Bandula 232 SCRA 566
People v. Balisteros 237 SCRA 499
People v. Maqueda 242 SCRA 565
People v. Morico 246 SCRA 214
2

People v. Cabintoy 247 SCRA 442


People v. Agustin 240 SCRA 541
People v. Lamsing 248 SCRA 471
People v. Lucero 249 SCRA 425
People v. Compil 244 SCRA 135
People v. Deniego 251 SCRA 626
People v. Llenaresas 248 SCRA 629
People v. Paule 261 SCRA 649
People v. Taylaran 108 SCRA 373
Galman v. Pamaran 138 SCRA 295
People v. Hatton 210 SCRA 1
Estacio v. Sandiganbayan 183 SCRA 12
People v. Pamon 217 SCRA 501
People v. Sabban 260 SCRA 630
People v. Camat 256 SCRA 52
People v. Alicando 251 SCRA 293
People v. Malimit 264 SCRA 167
Manuel v. NC Construction 282 SCRA 326
People v. Andan 269 SCRA 95
People v. Gomez 270 SCRA 432
People v. Dela Cruz 279 SCRA 245
People v. Binamira 277 SCRA 232
People v. Santos 283 SCRA 443
People v. Suarez 267 SCRA 119
People v. Calvo 269 SCRA 676
People v. Espanola 271 SCRA 689
People v. Teehankee, Jr. 249 SCRA 54
People v. Meneses 288 SCRA 95
People v. Dumantay 307 SCRA 1
Marcelo v. Sandiganbayan 302 SCRA 102
People v. Mahinay 302 SCRA 455
People v. Morada 307 SCRA 362
People v. Bariquit 341 SCRA 600
People v. Dano 339 SCRA 515
Santos v. Sandiganbayan 374 SCRA 386
People v. Sevilla 339 SCRA 515
People v. Figueroa 335 SCRA 249
People v. Salvatierra 276 SCRA 55
2.
Right to be Informed of Custodial Rights
People v. Samolde GR 128551, July 31, 2000
People v. Canoy GR 122510-11, March 17, 2000
People v. Obrero GR 122142, May 17, 2000
People v. Figueroa GR 134056, July 6, 2000
People v. Liwanag 363 SCRA 62
3.
Admissibility as Evidence
People v. Continente 339 SCRA 1
People v.Labtan 320 SCRA 140
People v. Gamer 326 SCRA 660
XIII. Section 13
1.
Waiver of the Right
People v. Judge Donato & Rodolfo Salas 198 SCRA 130
People v. Mapalao 197 SCRA 79
3

2.
Excessive Bail
De La Camara v. Enage - 41 SCRA 3
Chu v. Dolalos 260 SCRA 309
3.
Right to Bail of Military Personnel
Commendador v. Gen. De Villa 200 SCRA 80
4.
Right to Bail
People v. Gako 348 SCRA 334
Jinggoy Estrada v. Sandiganbayan GR 148965, Feb. 26, 2002
Sule v. Biteng AM MTJ-95-1018, 243 SCRA 524
Paderanga v. CA 247 SCRA 741
Asst. Prov. Prosecutor Chin v. Judge Gustilo 247 SCRA 175
People v. Nitcha 240 SCRA 283
US v. Purganan Sept. 24, 2002
Parada v. Veneracion 269 SCRA 371
Obosa v. CA 266 SCRA 281
Moslares v. CA 291 SCRA 440
XIV. Section 14
1.
Military Tribunal
Olaguer v. Military 150 SCRA 144
Tan v. Barrios 190 SCRA 685
2.
Presumption of Innocence
U.S. v. Luling 324 Phil 725
People v. Mingoa 92 Phil 856
Dumlao v. COMELEC 95 SCRA 392
Pamintuan v. People 234 SCRA 63
Marquez v. COMELEC 234 SCRA 538
Hizon v. CA 265 SCRA 517
3.
Right to be Heard
Maliwat v. CA 256 SCRA 718
4.
Right to Counsel
People v. Holgado 86 Phil. 752
United v. Ash 413 US 300
People v. Rio 201 SCRA 702
Salaw v. NLRC 202 SCRA 7
People v. Macagaling 237 SCRA 299
People v. Cuizon 256 SCRA 329
People v. Echegaray 267 SCRA 543
Reyes v. CA 267 SCRA 543
People v. Serzo 274 SCRA 553
Amion v. Chiongson 301 SCRA 614
CSC v. Lucas Jan. 21, 1999
People v. Parazo July 8, 1999
5.
Right to be Informed
People v. Regala 113 SCRA 613
Enrile v. Salazar 186 SCRA 217
People v. Taguba 229 SCRA 188
People v. Barte 230 SCRA 401
People v. Legaspi 246 SCRA 206
3

Pecho v. People 262 SCRA 518


People v. Rosare 264 SCRA 398
People v. Cruz 259 SCRA 109
Salud Imson-Souweha v. Rondez 279 SCRA 258
People v. Manansala 273 SCRA 114
People v. Palomar 278 SCRA 114
People v. Ortega 276 SCRA 166
People v. Antido 278 SCRA 425
People v. Villamor 297 SCRA 92
People v. Llaguno 285 SCRA 124
People v. Bugayong 299 SCRA 528
People v. Manalili 294 SCRA 220
People v. Dimapilis 300 SCRA 279
People v. Venerable 290 SCRA 15
People v. Valdesancho GR 137051-52, May 30, 2001
People v. Bayzo 327 SCRA 771
People v. Baniguid 340 SCRA 92
6.
Date of Commission of Crime
People v. Ferolino 329 SCRA 719
People v. Gianan 340 SCRA 477
People v. Taganna 360 SCRA 609
7.
Right to Speedy Trial
Tai Lim v. CA GA 131483, Oct. 26, 1999
Conde v. Rivera 45 Phil. 650
Nepomuceno v. Sec. of National Defense 108 SCRA 658
People v. Gines 197 SCRA 481
Abadia v. CA 236 SCRA 676
Cadalin v. POEA 238 SCRA 721
People v. Tampal 244 SCRA 202
Dacanay v. People 240 SCRA 490
Guerrero v. CA 257 SCRA 703
Dizon v. Lopez 278 SCRA 483
8.
Right to Impartial Trial
Mateo, Jr. v. Villaluz 50 SCRA 18
People v. CA 262 SCRA 452
Maliwat v. CA 256 SCRA 718
Tabuena v. Sandiganbayan 268 SCRA 332
People v. Adora 275 SCRA 441
Cosep v. People 290 SCRA 378
People v. Castillo 289 SCRA 213
People v. Teehankee 249 SCRA 54
Martelino v. Alejandro 32 SCRA 106
9.
Right to a Public Trial
In Re Oliver 333 US 237
Garcia v. Domingo L-30104
10.
Compulsory Process
Fajardo v. Garcia 98 SCRA 514
11.
Right to Cross-Examine
Tampar v. Usman 200 SCRA 652
People v. Digno 250 SCRA 237
People v. Camat 256 SCRA 52
3

People v. Miyake 279 SCRA 180


People v. Narca 275 SCRA 696
People v. Crispin 327 SCRA 167
12.
Trial in Absentia; Right to be Present
Carredo v. People 183 SCRA 273
People v. Ravelo 202 SCRA 655
People v. Tabag 268 SCRA 115
People v. Veneracion 269 SCRA 371
XVI. Section 16
Right to Speedy Disposition of Cases
Gonzales v. Sandiganbayan 199 SCRA 299
Socrates v. Sandiganbayan 253 SCRA 773
Angchangco v. Ombudsman 268 SCRA 301
Lambino v. De Vera 275 SCRA 60
De la Pena v. Sandiganbayan 360 SCRA 478
XVII. Section 17
Right Against Self-Incrimination
US v. Navarro 3 Phil 143
US v. Tanteng 23 Phil 145
US v. Ong Siu Hong 36 Phil 73
Villafor v. Summers 53 Phil 570
Beltran v. Samson 53 Phil 570
Chavez v. CA Aug 19, 1968
Cabal v. Kapunan, Jr. L-19052
Pascual, Jr. v. Board of Medical Examiners L-25018
People v. Gamboa 194 SCRA 372
Almonte v. Vasquez 244 SCRA 286
Regala v. Sandiganbayan 262 SCRA 122
People v. Malimit 264 SCRA 167
Galman v. Pamaran 138 SCRA 295
People v. Linsangan 195 SCRA 784
XIX. Section 19
Cruel, Degrading or Inhuman Punishment; Excessive Fines
People v. Estoista 93 Phil 647
People v. Echagaray 267 SCRA 682 (Death Penalty)
People v. Tongko 290 SCRA 595
Padilla v. CA 260 SCRA 155
XX. Section 20
Imprisonment for Debt
Lozano v. Martinez 146 SCRA 323
Tiomico v. CA 304 SCRA 216
XXI. Section 21
1.

Attachment of Jeopardy

People v. Ylagan 58 Phil 851


People v. Balisacan L-26376
Cinco v. Sandiganbayan 202 SCRA 726
People v. Vergara 221 SCRA 560
Galvez v. CA 237 SCRA 202
Cudia v. CA 284 SCRA 173
Limpangog v. CA GR 134229, Nov. 26, 1999
2.
Termination of Jeopardy
Bulaong v. People 17 SCRA 746
Bustamente v. Maceren 48 SCRA 155
People v. Obsania L-24447
Rivera, Jr. v. People 239 SCRA 48
Teodoro v. CA 258 SCRA 603
Cuison v. CA 289 SCRA 159
People v. CA GR 128986, June 21, 1999
People v. Velasco 340 SCRA 207
3.
Rule on Supervening facts
Melo v. People 85 Phil 766
People v. Buling 107 Phil 712
4.
Same Offenses
Lamera v. CA 198 SCRA 186
Gonzales v. CA 232 SCRA 667
People v. Balasa 295 SCRA 49
People v. Ong 322 SCRA 38
5.
Parties
Metrobank v. Meridiano GR 118251, June 29, 2001
6.
Ordinance and Statute
People v. Relova 148 SCRA 292
XXII. Section 22
People v. Ferrer 48 SCRA 382
Virata v. Sandiganbayan 202 SCRA 680
Trinidad v. CA 202 SCRA 106
People v. Sandiganbayan 266 SCRA 379
Lacson v. Executive Secretary 301 SCRA 298
Fajardo v. CA GR 128508, Feb. 1, 1999
People v. Ringor GR 123918, Dec. 9, 1999
Article IV CITIZENSHIP
I. Section 1
Aznar v. COMELEC and Osmena, 185 SCRA 703
Valles v. COMELEC GR 137000, Aug. 9, 2000
Ong Chia v. Republic GR 127240, March 27, 2000
Gatchalian v. Board of Commissioners 197 SCRA 853
Co v. Electoral Tribunal 199 SCRA 692
Yu v. Defensor-Santiago 169 SCRA 364
Frivaldo v. COMELEC 174 SCRA 245
Frivaldo v. COMELEC 257 SCRA 727
3

Labo, Jr. v. COMELEC 176 SCRA 1


Labo, Jr. v. COMELEC 211 SCRA 297
Mercado v. Manzano GR 135083, May 26, 1999
Tecson v. COMELEC GR 161434 March 3, 2004
II. Section 2
Bengson v. HRET GR 142840, May 7, 2001
In re Mallare 59 SCRA 344
Chen Teck Lao v. Republic 55 SCRA 1
III. SECTION 5
RA 9225 An Act Making the Citizenship of Philippine Citizen who Acquire Foreign Citizenship
Permanent
Article V SUFFRAGE
RA 8189 Continuing Registration Act
Akbayan v. COMELEC 355 SCRA 318

Article XIII SOCIAL JUSTICE AND HUMAN RIGHTS


I. Section 1
International School Alliance of Educators v. Quisumbing 333 SCRA
II. Section 3
Eagle Security v. NLRC 173 SCRA 479
SSS Employees v. CA 175 SCRA 686
De Vera v. NLRC 200 SCRA 439
Republic v. CA 180 SCRA 428
MPSTA v. Laguio 200 SCRA 323
Union v. Nestle 192 SCRA 396
Jacinto v. CA 281 SCRA 657
Telefunken Employees Union v. CA Dec. 18, 2000
III. Section 4
Assn. of Small Landowners v. Sec. Agrarian Reform 175 SCRA 343
Tanaka v. Japan 7 Minshui 1523
Luz Farms v. Sec. of Agrarian Reform 192 SCRA 51
Natalia v. DAR 225 SCRA 278
Daez v. CA 325 SCRA 856
Corpus v. Grospe 333 SCRA 425
IV. Section 7
Tano v. Socrates 278 154 (1997)
V. Section 9
Dee v. CA 325 SCRA

VI. Section 10
Filstream v. CA 284 SCRA 716
VII. Section 18
Carino v. CHR 204 SCRA 483
EPZA v. CHR, et al 208 SCRA 125
Simon v. CHR 229 SCRA 117
Article XIV Education, Science and Technology, Arts, Culture and Sports
I. Section 1
DECS v. San Diego 180 SCRA 534
Non v. Judge Dames 185 SCRA 523
II. Section 3
Miriam College v. CA 348 SCRA 265
III. Section 5
BME v. Judge Alfonso 176 SCRA 304
Lupangco v. CA 160 SCRA 848
University of San Carlos v. CA 166 SCRA 570
Capitol Medical Center v. CA 178 SCRA 493
Reyes v. CA 194 SCRA 402
Tan v. CA 199 SCRA 212