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PART SEVEN1

RULES 116-118 ARRAIGNMENT & PLEA AND PRE-TRIAL
Pertinent pleadings: (1) Motion for Bill of Particulars (2) Bill of Particulars (3) Motion for Production and Inspection of Documents (4) Motion to Suspend Arraignment

I. ARRAIGNMENT
A. Nature and purpose Rule 116, sec. 1(a), (b), (e); DOJ-NPS Manual, Part VII; People v. Alicando, 251 SCRA 293 (1995); People v. Estomaca, 256 SCRA 421 (1996); People v. Parazo, G.R. #121176, July 8, 1999 People v. Ortega, Jr., 276 SCRA 166 (1997) B. Procedure; appointment of counsel de oficio Rule 116, secs. 1(a), (f), (g), 6-8; Const. (1987), art. III, sec. 11; Speedy Trial Act (RA 8493) Sec. 7, par. 2; C. Pre-arraignment Procedure and Remedies 1. Atttachment of PI Record, raffle and transmittal of records SC AM No. 03-1-09-SC, Part B1; San Juan v. Sandiganbayan, G.R. No. 173956, August 06, 2008 2. Motion for Bill of Particulars Rule 116, sec. 9; People v. Gutierrez, 91 Phil. 876 (1952); People v. Abad Santos, 76 Phil. 744 (1946); People v. Arlegui, 128 SCRA 556 (1984); Tan vs. Sandiganbayan, G.R. No. 84195, Dec. 11, 1989 3. Motion for Production and Inspection of Material Evidence in possession of the Prosecution Rule 116, sec. 10; People v. Roldan, 99 SCRA 422 (1980); People v. Palacio, 108 Phil. 220 (1960);

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(4). Diversion Program for Juveniles in Conflict with Law RJCL. (3). sec. procedure Rule 116. 23. 03-1-09-SC. "Not guilty!" a. People v. Villarama. People v. February 26. 153714-20. Mamarion. sec. SC AM No. art. Conditional arraignment. G. III. Withdrawal of improvident plea of guilt Rule 116. secs. Suspension of arraignment Rule 116. 127 SCRA 158 (1984). (1987). 210 SCRA 246 (1992). 5. 6. RJCL. sec. 25. presumption of innocence Const. II. sec. 15. when valid People v. To a lesser offense [“Plea bargain”] Rule 116. 20. 11. 27. "Guilty!" a. 5. 03-1-09-SC. (d). 1(c). Denial. sec. Alba. Plea of guilt but with exculpatory evidence Rule 116. Part B(5). 70 (Series of 2000). 21. 305 SCRA 811 (1999). De Ocampo Gonzaga. Strong. conditional plea Rule 116. 164015. Part. People v. (g). c. Espinosa.R. 1(d). 2. Rule 118. 7. No. People v. 19. Refusal to enter plea. B(2). (b). 1(a). (e). 14(2). (f). sec. (c). SC AM No. Nature and purpose. 1(a). d. People v. sec. secs. Types of pleas 1. 22.4. B. DOJ Department Order No. 63 SCRA 113 (1975). 2009 6. Aug. sec. b. 2. . PLEA A. 24. 2003 Albert v. GR No. sec. DOJ-NPS Manual Part VII. Rule 111. Sandiganbayan. 412 SCRA 438 (2003).

Nos. 141129-33. Plea of guilty to non-capital offense Rule 118. sec. 327 SCRA 335 (2000). DOJ-NPS Manual. 305 SCRA 519 (1999). sec. 1. People v. Serna. Molina. RJCL. 1. 03-1-09-SC. 23-31. (6). B. 635 SCRA 440 (2010) d. (9). 130 SCRA 614 (1984). Alicando. Part VIII. People v. 162 SCRA 446 (1988). People v. PRE-TRIAL (Rule 118) A. 28. Uy. 4. Camay. Plea of guilty to capital offense Rep. 210 SCRA 446 (1992). 10). 2. sec. Act No.b. Rule 116. Sevilleno. Nature and purpose Rule 118. Lakindanum. 2001. People v. People v. December 14. Part B(7). effect of pre-trial agreement and pre-trial order Rule 118. People v. Francisco. 304 SCRA 429 (1999). SC AM No. Fule v. Abelita. Gumimba. 4. 251 SCRA 293 (1995). People v. Effects of improvident plea People v. Effect of non-appearance Rule 118. 517 SCRA 25(2007) III. c. People v. SC AM No. JJWA. 152 SCRA 401 (1987). 9346. sec. G. People v. . 130 SCRA 550 (1984). 3. secs. Matters covered by pre-trial. Part B(5).R. (8). People vs. sec. secs. C. Tiongson. CA. 03-1-09-SC. 3.

3 b) Extended time limit Rule 119. B. 4 3. sec.RULE 119 . sec. 2]. Sandiganbayan Fouth Division. sec. 7 [par. Continuous trial until terminated Rule 119. 9 C. 10 RJCL.TRIAL I. 20. Sec. Part IX. Sec. Sec. Cf. Sec. 6 c) New Trial and time limit Rule 119. Postponements & Continuance Rule 119. 29. RA 8493. Sec. See also (1) Public Defenders duty where accused is detention prisoner Rule 119. 635 SCRA 94(2010)] Appointment of acting prosecutor Rule 119. Joson. 2 a) Exclusions Rule 119. Sec. Sec. 2. Sec. 1 Rue 119. Imperial vs. Speedy and continuous trial 1. Time to prepare for trial Rule 119. 7. par. Remedy if not brought to trial within time limit Rule 119. Sanctions Rule 119. Sec. 635 SCRA 71(2010) Jacob vs. Generally . 5 2. 8 4. The Constitutional Right To Speedy Trial & Law on Speedy Trial Rule 119. Order of trial 1. sec. Order and Procedure A. 1 B. DOJ-NPS Manual. Sec.

G. 169042.A. People v. 10 People v. 22 5. 165996. Witnesses for the accused Rule 119. sec.14 6. Sec. Reopening Rule 119. 17 & 18 Requisites. October 5. Actual participation People v. RA 6770. Sec. Sec. 16.R. 212 SCRA 711 (1992). 169 SCRA 711 (1989). 379 SCRA 345 (2002)** PD 1732 (Providing Immunity from Criminal Prosecution to Government Witnesses and for Other Purposes. secs. 13 Jaylo v. Sandiganbayan. Montejo. 16 3. Sec. 208 SCRA 86 (1992). Sec. Sec. 343 SCRA 20 (2000)** Evidence to support discharge Merciales v.R. 21 SCRA 722 (1967) . 24 “Reopening” Valencia v. Sandiganbayan. 21 2. Consolidation of trials of related offenses Rule 119. Trial of several accused Rule 119. Sec. Exclusion of the Public Rule 119. G. 370 SCRA 170 (2001)** Rule 21. 19 See Amendment or substitution Rule 110. Sec. 1980) RA 6981 . Mistake in charging the proper offense Rule 119. 11 DOJ-NPS Manual. 12. 15 2. C. 2005 See Rule 121 New Trial or Reconsideration C. 15. October 13. Discharge of accused to be state witness & Effect Rule 119.Rule 119. Secs. Ombudsman. Oct. 4. secs. No. Part IX. Ramirez. 17. Secs. Security and Benefit Act") People v. Moreno.("Witness Protection. Ocimar. 17 Quarto v. 17.. 2011 4. Yambot. Witnesses for the prosecution Rule 119. No. 12. Examination of witnesses outside or in advance of trial 1. People v.

Feb. 12. 23. Nos. Saniganbayan. 180 SCRA 27 (1989). Motion for leave of court Valencia v. 11. Demurrer to the Evidence Rule 119. 22. et al. CA. Cristobal. 25. 178 SCRA 261 (1989). 645 SCRA 726 (2011) . 17. Onas v. Marcos. 8.. Sandiganbayan. Bail to secure attendance Rule 119. 15. 27. 447 SCRA 291 (2004) People v. 24. 18. 31 (c) E. Sandiganbayan & Barcenas. 21. Examination of Child Witnesses Child Witness Rule (CWR). 34 Ocampo v. 7. 26. 23. 646 SCRA 599 (2011) Not appealable People v. Sec. G.R. Sec. 153304-05. 120. 13. sec. 16. Sandiganbayan. 9.3. secs. supra Waiver to present evidence People v. Rule 132. 14. 2012 But subject to review People v. 10. 14 D. Sandiganbayan.

modification and finality of judgment A. 1997 Rules on Civil Procedure. Rule 117. Guevara. People. 157 SCRA 541 (1988). 98 SCRA 289 (1980). Lizada. 30. sec.Rule 120. 91 SCRA 382 (1979). 1]. Rule 65. C. 24.III. II. 1. 7. 350 SCRA 387 (2001). People v.Rules 121. Toling. Acquittal Rule 120. Judgment in particular instances 1. Galman v. 178 SCRA 626 (1989). People v.JUDGMENT I. Pablo. 169 SCRA 649. Promulgation . 379 SCRA 345 (200) B. sec. Judgment for two or more offenses . sec. Right of private party to appeal Merciales v. Vino v. Escober. 179 SCRA 740 (1989). secs. 122-125.RJCL.RULE 120 . C. 1. People v. art. 3. Pailano. People. Judgment in case of variance between allegation and proof . 2]. 2. sec. Definition and form Rule 120. Sayson v. sec. . sec.Rule 120. Variance as to mode of rape People v.A. Conviction . (1989) People v. 4. (1987). Promulgation.Rule 119.. 144 SCRA 43 (1986). . CA.Rule 120. sec. Types of judgments and remedies against such judgment A. 21. 2 [par. 2(h). sec. Manantan v. Guidelines for Judging Juveniles in Conflict with the Law . Const. 166 SCRA 680 (1988). 2 [par. 396 SCRA 62 (2003)** People v. Sandiganbayan. sec. III. 3.

G. . sec. sec.Rule 120. 8. 7 [second sentence] (in death penalty cases).Rule 120. sec. Modification . Cf. No. Finality of judgment . B.. sec. . People. 24. 6. Tan v.RJCL.Rule 120. 31. Rule 121. C.R. April 12. .Rule 120. sec. 2002** .Rule 119. 148194. 7. sec.