Constitutional Law 1 - Course Syllabus/Outline

Kalinga Apayao State College-Institute of Law 1st Semester, School Year 2011 ATTY. CORNELIUS T. DANNANG Instructor POLITICAL LAW Defined - People v. Perfecto, 43 Phil. 887 - Macariola v. Asuncion, 114 SCRA 77 THE PHILIPPINE CONSTITUTION Nature of the Constitution Definition; Classification; Qualities and essential parts of a good written Constitution Ratification / Political vs. Justiciable Question - Javellana v. Executive Secretary, 50 SCRA 33 Constitutional Construction - Perfecto v. Meer, 85 Phil. 552 - Endencia v. David, 93 Phil. 696 - Nitafan v. Commisioner of Internal Revenue, 152 SCRA 284 Self-executing provisions - Manila Prince Hotel v. GSIS, GR 122156, Feb. 3, 1997 Constitutional History Pre-1935 Constitution Schurman Commission; Taft Commission; Spooner Amendment; Philippine Bill of 1902 Jones Law of 1916; Tydings-McDuffie Act of 1934 1935 Constitution Declaration of Martial Law - Aquino v. Enrile, 59 SCRA 183 1973 Constitution - Javellana v. Executive Secretary, 50 SCRA 33 1986 Snap Presidential Election - Philippine Bar Association. v. Comelec, 140 SCRA 455 People Power Revolt Proclamation No. 1, Feb. 25, 1986 Proc. No. 3, Mar. 25, 1986 - Lawyers League v. Aquino, GR 73748, May 22, 1986 - In re: Bermudez, 145 SCRA 160 Freedom Constitution

2004 Presumption of Constitutionality . 2004 Ripeness . Carr. 75 L. Actual Case or Controversy .City of Los Angeles v. 461 US 95.Ed. 27. 146738. 444 US 996. 2003 Judicial Supremacy vs. 5 US 137. June 29. GR 122241. Esguerra. 73 SCRA 333 POWER OF JUDICIAL REVIEW . GR 163193. GR 127325.Goldwater v.Ed.Sanidad v.R. Comelec. 50 SCRA 30 . Nov. House of Representatives.Francisco v. Nov.Brillantes v. March 19. 1997 2. Lyons.In re: Letter of Reynato Puno. 1996 . 1992. Executive Secretary.Javellana v. June 15. Guingona. v.Estrada v. G. Proposal a. 2001 .Board of Optometry v. Concepcion. 153 SCRA 602 AMENDMENT PROCESS Amendment vs. Madison.Defensor-Santiago v. Comelec.Mariano v. Comelec.La Bugal-B¶laan Tribal Assn.Fernandez v. Carter. 2 L. 396 US 186 . DENR Secretary. Torres. 10.De Leon v. By Congress b. US. 210 SCRA Effectivity of the 1987 Constitution .Tolentino v.Lim v. March 2.2d 675 . July 30. GR 134577.Defensor-Santiago v. By a Constitutional Convention Theories on Position of Constitutional Convention c. GR 115044. Arroyo.Ed. Jan. Revision Procedure 1. Constitutional Supremacy Political vs. 242 SCRA 211 . 62 L. 1998 . GR 127882. Comelec.Baker v.Marbury v. 1995 Requisites of Judicial Review: 1.Nixon v.2d 428 . By the People thru Initiative RA 6735 . Comelec. Jan. No. Pacquing. 506 US 224 .Sanidad v. Justiciable Question . 41 SCRA 702 Judicial Review of Amendments . 60 . 27. 215 SCRA 489 . 73 SCRA 333 . Colet.1987 Constitution . 18. Ratification Doctrine of Proper Submission . GR 160261.

Kilosbayan v.Philconsa v.Craig v. May 3. GR 118910.R. 40 L. August 14. Constitutional question must the very "lis mota" of the case Doctrine of Purposeful Hesitation . 2004 . Garcia. Nov.Kilosbayan v.2d 164 2. GR 127882. Narvasa. 138570.Kilosbayan v. July 14. People Citizenship Distinguished from nationality Modes of Acquiring citizenship Citizens of the Philippines .R.). Zamora. G. Vera. 1995 Standing of Integrated Bar of the Philippines .Mootness . Morato. Macapagal-Arroyo (PP1017). 50 L. 343 Representative Standing Jus Tertii standing . 45 L. Lim.Republic v. Guingona. 2000 3. No. No. v. 235 SCRA 506 . Dec. 141284. 2000 . GR 112497.People v.R. Question must be raised at the earliest possible opportunity 4.Warth v. Morato (Recon. Aug.Bayan v. DENR Secretary.2d. 8. G. 243 SCRA 436 . 16.2d.Tatad v. 1. Enriquez.Drilon v. No. Seldin.Ed. G. Zamora.Ed. 232 SCRA 110 . 1994 Functions of Judicial Review Effects of Declaration of Unconstitutionality Doctrine of Operative Fact . 422 US 490. 397 Transcendental importance to the public . October 10. Committee on Privatization.Ed.David v. CA. 65 Phil. August 15. 2006 . 429 US 190. Odegaard. Nov. 416 US 312. 1995 Standing of members of Congress . 140835. GR 112399.La Bugal-B¶laan Tribal Assn. 56 Taxpayer¶s Suits .Gonzales v. 1993 CONCEPT OF STATE 1. 2000 Standing of the Government to question its own laws . Proper Party Conventional Standing . GR 171396.Bagatsing v. GR 79732.DeFunis v. 246 SCRA 540 . 4. Boren.IBP v.

Bar Matter No. Comelec. 1991 Natural-born citizens .Akbayan Youth v. Aquino. October 1. G.Lawyers League v. G. No. Ministrant Laissez-faire vs. Asuncion. 1996 Suffrage . GR 73748.Cabanas v. The Visiting Forces Agreement . Comelec. 92191-92. 1999 Doctrine of implied election . 176 SCRA 1 .. Government Functions Constituent vs. G. Comelec. 142840. Territory Philippine Archipelago.Mercado v.Frivaldo v. No.People v. 2003 2. Sovereignty Effects of Change in sovereignty . De la Rosa. 1995 Election of Philippine citizenship . March 3.Macariola v. Commissioner of Immigration. No.Makalintal v. June 28. 232 SCRA 785 Loss of citizenship . Comelec.Yu v. UN Convention on the Law of the Sea 3.R. 2001 .R. May 22. Imperium Derogation of Philippine Sovereignty.Tecson v.Republic v.Moy Ya Lim Yao v. July 10. 914. 257 SCRA 727. Archipelago Doctrine.In re: Vicente Ching. Monte de Piedad. G.Djumantan v. Comelec. 174 SCRA 245 .R. 728 . March 26. HRET. July 30. Manzano. Welfare State Doctrine of Parens Patriae .De Jure . Domingo. 43 Phil. 147066. 35 Phil. May 26. 2004 Dual citizenship & dual allegiance . 30. 114 SCRA 77 Effects of Belligerent Occupation Doctrine of Jus Postliminium Dominium vs. Defensor-Santiago. 41 SCRA 292 . May 7.Labo v.By express renunciation or expatriation . 887 . GR 135083. RA 8171 Retroactivity of Repatriation . No. HRET.R.Frivaldo v.Bengson v. Pilapil. of Phil.By naturalization in a foreign country . 58 SCRA 94 Classification . 1986 4. 2001 . 161434. Comelec. Islands v.Gov't. 1999 Res judicata in citizenship cases Doctrine of Indelible Allegiance Naturalization . GR 157013. Jan.Co v.De Facto . 169 SCRA 364 Reacquisition of citizenship. Perfecto.

Act No. 136 SCRA 487 Suability not outright liability . of the Phil. of the Phil.1996 . 1994 Determination of Immunity by the Department of Foreign Affairs . vs. 190 SCRA 206 Immunity cannot be used to perpetrate an injustice on a citizen . 125865.The Holy See v. Feliciano. CA.Liang v. 209 SCRA 357 Consent to be sued Express Consent . 30.R. No. 130 SCRA 56 .Farolan v. Sept.Meritt v.Bayan v. Rarang. Villasor.S. GR 101949.USA v. 54 SCRA 84 . 2180. 311 Implied Consent When State commences litigation . Sept. NLRC.Meritt v.A. 148 SCRA 424 General Law . Gov't. CA. 1. Aug.CA 327. 195 SCRA 692 Unincorporated If principal function is governmental . Reyes.Fontanilla v. Judge Firme.R. CA. Gov't. 18. 2000 Immunity of International Organizations and Agencies . People. IRRI.Municipality of San Miguel v. G. 241 SCRA 580 . 34 Phil. October 10. 28. 214 SCRA 286 . 3038 Special Law .Municipality of Makati v.Froilan v. RTC.Municipality of San Fernando v. 34 Phil.Republic v. Islands. 1996 Immunity of Government Agencies Incorporated Municipal Corporations .DFA v.SEAFDEC v. 2000 DOCTRINE OF STATE IMMUNITY Basis . Zamora.Wylie v. CTA 217 SCRA 298 If proprietary suable Suits against Public Officers . Dec.City of Angeles v. Maliaman.Callado v. 311 . Ruiz.Veterans Manpower v. 1954 When State enters into a business contract .Republic v. PD 1445. NLRC. January 28. 1993 Immunity of Foreign States & Diplomats Principle of par in parem non habet imperium Process of Suggestion .. G. Art. Islands. 194 SCRA 486 Consent to be sued does not include consent to execution . Fernandez. No.U. Pan Oriental Shipping. March 1. 244 SCRA 210 . 138570.

CFI of Cebu. Emergency Powers to the President . Delegation to the Administrative Bodies Power of Subordinate Legislation . G. 368 . IAC. Orbos.Ed. Factoran. 1153 . GR 100481.Villavicencio v. Rule of majority 3. Interisland Shipping Ass'n. Zamora. 112 SCRA 294 Legislative standard need not be expressed . 39 Phil. Jan. 245 SCRA 253 8. 92 Phil. Tariff Powers to the President b. 101 Phil.464).R.Chiongbian v. Completeness Test b. Jan. Lukban. 22. 141284. Bill of Rights 5. Ermita (E. State Immunity (supra) 9.O. Alba. Delegation to Local Government Units e.Second Emergency Powers cases. United States.The Steel Seizure case. CA. v. Separation of Powers Principle of Blending of Powers Principle of Checks and Balances .Phil. 2000 . 603 c.IBP v.R. 478 US 714 .Hirabashi v. 115 Civilian Supremacy .Bowsher v.Senate v. 1997 Potestas delegata non delegare potest Permissible Delegation a. Delegation to the People d. 96 L.Ynot v.De la Llana v. G. August 15. 40 SCRA 464 PRINCIPLES AND STATE POLICIES Preamble Republicanism Manifestations 1. Accountability of Public Officials 4.First Emergency Powers cases. Hernandez. No. GR 98332.. 320 US 99 . 148 SCRA 659 . 778 2. Legislature cannot pass irrepealable laws 6. 1995 Principle of Subdelegation of Powers Doctrine of Qualified Political Agency Tests for valid delegation a. 84 Phil.Ichong v. 169777 7. 16. Nemo est supra leges .Ministerio v.Miners Association v. Synar. Non-delegation of powers . No. Sufficient Standard Test . 343 US 579. Election through popular will Act of State Incorporation Clause Conflict between municipal law and international law .

Meyer v. DPWH Secretary.Ass'n. 2000 Honest public service and full public disclosure LEGISLATIVE DEPARTMENT . 197 SCRA 52 Autonomous Region . CCP Intervenor. No. GR 1010183. 2004 Indigenous Cultural Communities . November 25.Cruz v.Wisconsin v.R. GR 127882.Cruz v. 11. GR 118295. science and technology Protection to labor Land Reform .Pierce v. May 2. Yoder. 1997 Communication and information in nation-building Autonomy of Local Governments Decentralization of Administration vs. DENR Secretary. CA. 726 Respect for human dignity and human rights Fundamental Equality of men and women Promotion of health and ecology . 135385. 58 SCRA 94 Self-reliant and independent national economy .Basco v. No. 175 SCRA 343 Regalian Doctrine .Calalang v. Nebraska.La Bugal-B¶laan Tribal Assn. Mangelin. Williams. of Small Land Owners v. 27. Society of Sisters.Oposa v.Disomangcop v. Nov. 263 US 393 . G. 2004 Inalienable Lands of the Public Domain . DENR Secretary. July 30. 1993 Priority to education. 135385. 70 Phil.Tañada v. PEA & AMARI.Government to serve and protect the people People to defend the State Separation of Church and State Independent Foreign Policy Nuclear Free Philippines Just and dynamic social order Social Justice . decentralization of Power . GR 149848. of Agrarian Reform.Cabanas v. Factoran.Limbonas v. G. DENR Secretary. Pilapil. v. Angara (GATT case). Jan. December 6. 1998 . 2003 Independent People's organizations Family and Youth .Chavez v. December 6. PAGCOR. 2000 . 268 US 510 . 40 LW 4476 . 170 SCRA 786 . Nov. GR 133250. 25. Sec. GR 103882.R.Republic v.

1996 Recall . Comelec.Evardone v. February 3. 83 Phil. G. 1993 Loss of confidence. Unicameralism Senate (Composition.Bengson v. 443 US 111 . US Servicemen's Fund.Legislative power Initiative.Aquino v. 142840.Garcia v. Nos.Defensor-Santiago v. G. 242 SCRA 211 . Adjournment.Veterans Federation Party v. G.R. Comelec. March 19. 136781.Avelino v. No. Mar. Comelec.SBMA v. 5.Eastland v. G. Guingona. 1995 Theory of legal impossibility Natural-born . Jalosjos. GR 118702. June 26.Ang Bagong Bayani-OFW Labor Party v. 18. Comelec.R. a political question . 248 SCRA 300 . October 6. Carr. Comelec. Term of office) House of Representatives Composition (District Representatives. Party-list Representatives) Party-list Representatives . 2001 Apportionment of Legislative Districts .R. 421 US 491 . No. 132875-76. Cabangbang. 26. Comelec. 472 Bicameralism vs. No. 2000 Sessions. May 7.Jimenez v. June 26. 2001 Quorum . 17 SCRA 714 Disqualifications and Inhibitions Effect of Imprisonment . Proxmire.R. Comelec.Baker v.R. Oct.Hutchinson v. 2000 . 2001 Term of office Privileges Freedom from Arrest Parliamentary Immunity . GR 127325.Mariano v. 147589.Montejo v. Qualifications. Sept.People v. 147589. 19. Sept. 1997 Indirect Initiative .Santiago v.Marcos v. Comelec. HRET. Comelec. G. referendum and Recall . 17 Rules of Proceedings . Comelec. Officers . Cuenco. 1995 Gerrymandering Doctrine of Equal Representation Qualifications . 369 US 186 . 204 SCRA 464. No.

Chongbian v. 7 SCRA 347 Legislative Journal vs. Lopez Vito.R. Pineda. 245 SCRA 253 Bills that must originate exclusively from the House . Chadha. Oct. 201 SCRA 792 . 213 SCRA 807 Jurisdiction over Proclamation Controversy . Senate Electoral Tribunal. 1 . 11. No. G. 214 SCRA 789 Powers . 129118. Gonzales. Comelec. Enriquez.Decision on Motion for Reconsideration. 14. Preventive Suspension . GR 115455. one subject .Santiago v. September 30.Mabanag v.Guingona v. Prado. 1999 Commission on Appointments Composition . 77 L. 2001 Enrolled Bill Theory . 30. One-House Veto . 18. 2000 Sufficiency of Title . 1995 . GR 127255. Drilon. 1997 Discipline of members Suspension vs. 1993 .Tolentino v. No.Casco Chemical v.Bondoc v. 462 US 919. G.Immigration Service v. Aug.Aquino v. 78 Phil. Secretary of Finance.R. 128055. GR 105371.Phil. 208 SCRA 133 Legislative veto. Comelec. 1995 Three readings on separate days Bicameral Conference Committee Legislative Process Approval of Bills Presidential veto Pocket veto Item veto .R. Orbos. G. No. 166 SCRA 651 Powers .Caruncho v.Guzman v.. 235 SCRA 506 Power of the Purse . 25. Mison. 156 SCRA 549 Powers of Congress General Legislative Power Limitations Substantive Limitations Procedural Limitations One Bill.2d 317 . Gimenez. Sandiganbayan.Sarmiento v. De Venecia (Sin-taxes case). Constitution Association v.Bengzon v. 1994 . Comelec. Daza.Phil.Abbas v. Judges Association v.Ed. Nov.Arroyo v.Sampayan v. Aug. April 18. 135996. Sept. July 19. Enrolled Bill Electoral Tribunals Composition .

Carague. Feb.R. No. G. 459 .Tecson v. G.2d 1039 .The Prize cases. April 3. Ermita (E.Defensor-Santiago v. McNamara. 87 Phil. Maryland. 67 US 635. 2004 Election Congress as canvassing board Supreme Court as Electoral Tribunal . Fitzgerald. PET Case no. 41 L.Arnault v. Nazareno.R.Nixon v.In re: Bermudez. 167 SCRA 393 . 2001 Prohibitions and inhibitions Rules on Succession Vacancy at beginning of term Vacancy during the term Temporary Disability .Beltran v. 17 L. No. 389 US 934. Makasiar. Comelec. 169777 . Senate Blue Ribbon Committee.Phil. March 3.US v. 145 SCRA 160 . 161434. 1997 . Ramos. Constitution Association v. Balagtas. G.2d 287 EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT President and Vice-President Qualifications Natural-born Citizen . 358 Power to declare existence of state of war .Arnault v.O. No.Ed.Clinton v.Mora v.Bengzon v. 2001 . 203 SCRA 767 Power to Punish contempt .464). 418 US 683.Implied limitations on appropriation measure . March 2. Jones. 13. 520 US 681. 235 SCRA 506 Power of Taxation . 196 SCRA 221 Constitutional limitations and rules Riders Sub rosa appropriation Prohibition against transfer of appropriation .R.McCulloch v. 001. Arroyo. 316) Power of Legislative Investigation . 457 US 731 .Ed. 29 . May 27. 19 L. 17 US (4 Wheat.Estrada v. 146738. Nixon.Ed. 97 Phil. 1996 Term of office Privileges Official residence Salary Presidential Immunity .Decision on Motion for Reconsideration. Enriquez.Senate v.Guingona v.

Municipality of San Juan v.Gaminde v. 2. Feb.Removal of the President . GR 127685.The Steel Seizure case. CA. COA. August 14. 1993 .Carpio v. Military Commission No. 150 SCRA 144 .Webb v. 2001 . 177 SCRA 668 Power to Determine National Policy . 63 SCRA 546 . 48339. G. CA.Lacson-Magallanes v.Myers. December 13. 1999 Limitations on the Appointment Power Power of Removal Power of Control Control vs. 14. 140335. 272 US 52 Legislative Powers .Decision on Motion for Reconsideration.Ex Parte Milligan. Macapagal-Arroyo (PP1017). 2001 Powers Executive Power . 1998 Residual Powers .Gordon v. supra .David v.Ed. GR 171396. Torres. G. 343 US 579. Executive Secretary. 4.Sarmiento v. Sistoza.Manalo v. Supervision . 71 US 2 . CA-GR Sp No.Luego v. 146738.Gordon v. Aug. Civil Service Commission. Narvasa. GR 104732. Executive Secretary. 11. United States. 2000 Appointing Power Discretionary power . Mison. No. 62 . Gil. July 23.Gonzales v.R. Military Commission No. 1. 34. May 3.Planas v. Manglapus.Olaguer v. No. 67 Phil. 21. 29. June 22. G.Drilon v. 96 L. GR 134900.R. 156 SCRA 549 . Pano. Sept. 1997 . 1994 Alter-ego Principle or Doctrine of Qualified Political Agency . Administratrix v.Ople v. 247 SCRA 652 Creation of Preparatory Committee on Constitutional Reforms . 1998 .Carpio v. GR 112497. 1153 Prosecution of Crimes . 2006 .Estrada v. 1998 . Lim. Aug. Aug.R. 2000 Appointments subject to confirmation of Commission on Appointments . GR 107369. March 2. 21 SCRA 895 Military Powers Commander-in-chief clause . 140835.Flores v. No. De Leon.Aquino v.Marcos v. April 3. Sept. Judge Santos. 143 SCRA 327 Classes of Appointment . 1992 The Executive Secretary . Drilon. Arroyo.

R. 7.Lacson v.Monsanto v.Philconsa v. Dec. G. CA. 131457. 42 SCRA 448 .Calling Out the Armed Forces . Enrile. Corona. 59 SCRA 183 Suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus . Dec. Office of the Ombudsman.People v. 1999 Powers Supervision over the Judiciary . August 15.Garcia-Padilla v. 226 SCRA 356 Pardon vs.R.First Lepanto Ceramics v.Diaz v. Salle.Lansang v.Dolalas v. Executive Agreements Power to Impound . Enrile. 2001 Declaration of martial law .Garcia v. 2000 Declaration of State of Rebellion . 1995 . Factoran. 141284. G. 147780. Aug. 24. May 10. 250 SCRA 581. No. 1994 JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT Judicial Power Expanded jurisdiction Effect on the political question doctrine Jurisdiction . Dec. COA. 1994 Constitutional Safeguards to insure independence of the Judiciary Justices/judges may not be designated to any agency performing non-judicial functions Fiscal Autonomy Power of Judicial Review Appointment to the Judiciary Procedure for Appointment Judicial and Bar Council Supreme Court Composition En Banc & Division cases Fortich v. Zamora. Regan. 170 SCRA 190 .Barcelon v. Chairman. Oct. 453 US 654 Treaties vs.R.Montenegro v.Aquino v. Baker.IBP v. Garcia. 1996 .Dames & Moore v. 5. No. 1994 . G. 882 . Amnesty Diplomatic Power . 91 Phil. August 19. 87 . 19. No. 5 Phil. Perez. Enriquez. Castañeda. CA. 121 SCRA 472 Pardoning Power . 4.

Endencia v. Civil Service Commission. 22. Meer. 152 SCRA 284 INDEPENDENT CONSTITUTIONAL COMMISSION Safeguards to insure the independence of the Commissions Prohibition on appointment in an acting capacity .Commissioner of Internal Revenue v. GR 133676.DOH v.Reyes v. No. Comelec. 112 SCRA 294 Removal and Discipline . Ombudsman. RTC. 696 . 1996 Writ of Amparo Equipoise Doctrine Decisions of the Court . 29. 1999 Tenure of Justices/Judges .Akbayan Youth v. Aug. 1995 Special Registration of New Voters .Maceda v. 14. 244 SCRA 41 .Relampagos v.Perfecto v. David. 552 . GR 102781.Ramonte v. 1999 Exclusive Original Jurisdiction and Appellate Jurisdiction . Comelec. Jan.Guieb v. 14. CSC. 18. 247 SCRA 348. Comelec. 158 SCRA 646 Power to control execution of decision . Gacott. Yorac. 143 SCRA 327 .Brillantes v. COA.Nicos Industrial Corp. 1996 SC Revised Admin. Comelec. GR 101976. Castro. v. Cir.Galido v. Jan. 85 Phil. 243 SCRA 690 .Loong v. 147066. Cumba. 206 SCRA 127 . 20. NLRC.Garces v. CA.Prudential Bank v. 212 SCRA 307 Powers and Functions .Certiorari to the Supreme Court . Commisioner of Internal Revenue. Apr. Esparas. 1991 .Echegaray v. Civil Service Commission Scope of the Civil Service . 2001 3. Apr. Secretary of Justice. G.Maniago v.R. Aug. Alba. 246 SCRA 52 Salaries . 1993 . GR 120034.Luego v. 1993 . 244 SCRA 498 2. 192 SCRA 358 Disqualifications and Inhibitions Decisions .Sarmiento v. Commission on Audit . 93 Phil. GR 132601. Fontanilla. 1-95 1. July 17. CA. Commission on Elections En Banc and Division cases . 253 SCRA 674 Mandatory Review of Death Penalty Cases . CA. Jan. March 26.People v. 251 SCRA 700 Approval of appointments .Nitafan v.People v. 19.De la Llana v.Rule-making powers .

258 SCRA 685 . GR 96681.ACCOUNTABILITY OF PUBLIC OFFICERS Impeachment Impeachable Officers Grounds for Impeachment Procedure . Form of complaint . 2001 Sandiganbayan Jurisdiction . G.Camanag v. Sandiganbayan. Deputy Ombudsman for the Military.Chavez v. No. 128096. 134503.Lacson v. Dec.Agbay v. 1996 .Zaldivar v. G. Political Rights . 241 SCRA 242 Concurrent with the DOJ . PCGG.R. Office of the Ombudsman. 1991 Civil Rights vs. 1999 Special Prosecutor . GR No.R. January 20.Honasan v. CHR.R. Vasquez. Sandiganbayan.Romualdez v. 1999 Ombudsman Supervision and control . Gonzales. 1997 . CHR.Almonte v. 141 SCRA 263 Impeachment and Criminal Prosecution .Acop v. April 3. Jan. No. 2. GR 121017. GR 130716. 1998 . Sandiganbayan. March 2. 1997 Order signed by only one commissioner . v. 155336. GR 159747. 17. 146738. Executive Secretary. Yniguez. Arroyo. Dec. 2004 Power to investigate cases of ill-gotten wealth after Feb. 248 SCRA 566 Prosecutorial Powers .Cariño v. Sandiganbayan. 25. Nov.Cojuangco v. July 2. Mar. 5. Guerrero.Simon v. 24. Sept. 195 SCRA 797 .CHR Employees Assn. 160 SCRA 843 Commission on Human Rights Powers and Functions of the Commission . 1997 Power to issue subpoena.Republic v. Roxas.Hagad v. Apr. No.Romulo v. CHR.Republic v. Sandiganbayan.Decision on Motion for Reconsideration. 229 SCRA 117. 244 S 152 Sequestration .Estrada v. 244 SCRA 266 Power to Investigate Administrative Charges Concurrent with the Office of the President . 22. G. 25. Jan. 2001 . 13. Feb. GR 106244. 1994 Ombudsman for the Military . 2004 Presidential Commission on Good Government . 1994 Fiscal Autonomy . 9.Republic v. Dadole. 7. GR 113420.Republic v. DOJ Panel of Investigating Prosecutors.

130140. 2007 POWER OF TAXATION 1. et al vs Hon. Duque GR NO 173034 OCT 19. The City of Manila vs Coca Bottlers Phil INc GR NO 181845 AUG 4. Exec Sec . Planter's Products Inc vs FERTIPHIL CORP . Jr. GARCIA vs. No. Ernesto Francisco. 2008 9. 2009 4.Presidential Committee on Behest Loans v. PHARMACEUTICAL AND HEALTH CARE OF THE PHILS. 2009 7. Jose Atienza.GR NO 166006 MAR 14. Desierto. 2007 4. et al GR NO 183505 FEB 26. Review Center Association of the Phils. et al GR NO 148408 JULY 14.R. Inc.GR NO 148339 FEB 23. Sec. LBP VS RP GR NO 150824 FEB 4. 2005 EMINENT DOMAIN . 2010 2. La Guardia GR NO 164785 APRIL 29.GR NO 185401 JULY 21. et al . 1997 2. Chamber of Real Estate and Builder's Association. vs HRET . 2008 3. LOZANO vs Speaker Prospero Nograles . 2009 5. SOCIAL JUSTICE SOCIETY (SJS).GR NO 180046 APRIL 2. VS. et al vs DSWD. 2009 10. Eliseo Serrano vs. 2009 6. Inc vs Hon Exec Sex Alberto Romulo. GR NO 156052 FEB 13 2008 11. Whitelife Corp. 2009 POLICE POWER 1.ABAKADA GURO PARTY-LIST vs Hon Exec Sec Eduardo Ermita GR NO 168056 FEB 1. The Sec of DOJ vs Koruga GR NO 166199 APRIL 24. et al GR NO. GSIS-GR NO.Manila Prince Hotel vs. et al . 2009 4. 2005 2. Inc. Carlos Superdrug Corp. 2003 3. 187883 JUNE 16. et al vs City of Manila GR NO 122846 JAN 20. House of Representative-GR NO 160262 NOV 10. vs JAC Liner .Imprescriptibility of Right of State to Recover Ill-gotten Wealth .Jr. HEALTH SEC Francisco T. vs Exec. 2006 8. 2009 5.GR NO 166494 JUNE 29. 2010 5.GR NO. Lucena Grand Central Terminal. Dumaguete Cathedral Credit Cooperative vs CIR GR NO 182722 JAN 22. Parayno vs Jovellanos. 122156 FEB 3. 201 3. G. 1999 Recent Cases: DOCTRINE OF CONSTITUTIONAL SUPREMACY 1. Duenas(enye diay N ti duenas). October 25. Jr. CIR VS SM Primeholdings. 160756 MAR 9. vs.GR NO 157584 April 2.

Sindalan vs CA. Brgy. 2007 4. 175983 APRIL 16. 2009 6. NPC VS CO GR NO 16670 FEB 10. Jesus is Lord School Foundation vs City of Pasig GR NO 152230 AUG 9. MASIKIP vs. Inc GR NO.Metropolitan Cebu Water District vs J. 2009 5. et al GR NO 150640 MAR 22. City of Pasig GR NO 136349 JAN 23. APO FRUITS CORP. 2009 . ET AL VS CA GR NO 164195 DEC 4. King Central Co.1. 2006 3. 2005 2.

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