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ATENEO DE Manita UNIVERSITY ScHooL OF LAW Gourse Syuiasus AY 201 5-2016 Course Title: Constitutional Law 1-D (Room 314) Professor(s) Sedfrey M. Candelaria No. gf Units: 3 Semester: 1" Fr. Joaquin G. Bemas.S.} WV. Day and Time: M-W-F (4:00-5:00 PM) COURSE DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVES “This course will cover the following portions of the 1987 Philippine Constitution, Proamble, Articles 1, 2,6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 12, 16, 17 and 16. COURSE MATERIALS Required Readings Case List 2015-4 Bernas, A Commentary on the 1987 Constitution, latest edition. Bernas, The Intent of tho Constitution Writers, 1995 edition. COURSE REQUIREMENTS AND GRADING SYSTEM 35% - Recitation and Quizzes 20% - Mid-term Exam 40% - Final Exam 5% ~ Case Digest (1-2 pp; short bond: TNR; Font 12, single-spaced) There shall be no make-up for missed quizzos. CLASS POLICIES 4. Eating is prohibited inside the classroom. 2. Prompling during recitalion is considered cheating. The prompter and the studenis reciting will Doth receive a failing mark in recitation 3, Please coordinate with Class Beadle on any class related maiter CONTACT INFORMATION CONTACT INFORMATION Landline: 899-4373 (clo Ms. Beth San Pedro) Beadle: Email: scandelaria@atenco.edu * é ATENEO DE MANILA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW CONSTITUTIONAL LAW I- SYLLABUS * (Candelaria) ISY 2015-16] cof Augus!3,2015 Basic References: Joaquin G. Bernas, $J., The 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines: A Commentary, Laiest Edition. Joaquin G. Bers, S.J, The Intent of the 1986 Constitution Writers, 1995: ARTICLE I. The National Territory Validity of RA. 9255 (New Baselines Law of 2009) *Magallona y. Exec. Sec. Ermita -GR 187167, August 16, 2011 (valid law) ARTICLE IL. Declaration of Principles and State Policies Preliminary issue: Legal Value of Article 1! *Tondo Medical v. CA ~527 SCRA 746 [2007] (no *BCDA v. COA 580 SCRA 295 [2009] (nor saute Sec 1. Philippines as a Democratic and Republican State People Territory < Government Functions of Goverment: Constituent v. Mintstrant Bacani v. NACOCO - 100 PHIL. 468 [1956] (Government, functions, incorporated) Incorporated Bacani v NACOCO ~ 100 PHIL. 468 [1956] (Government, functions, incorporated) Unirncorporaved *ACCFA v. CUGE unincorporated) PVTA v.CIR~ 65 SCRA 416 [1975] (Government, functions, unincorporated) ~ 30 SCRA 649 [1969] (Government, functions: Republic v. Judge of CFI of Rizal ~ 99 SCRA 660 [1980] (Government; functions, unincorporated) Examples of government exercising its functions ihrough corporations or instrumenialities Government-owned or controlled corporations VEP v. Reyes 483 SCRA 526 [2006] (Government, sovereign function) Ramiscal y, Sandigenbayan ~ 499 SCRA 375 [2006] (Government, GOCC. AFP-RSBS) Alzaga v. Sandiganbayai - 50S SCRA 848 [2006] (Government, GOCG, AFP-RSBS) Javier_v. Sandiganbayan - 599 SCRA 324 [2009] (Private sector representative to National Book Development Board, governmental) Instrumentalities _MIAA v. CA ~ 495 SCRA 591 (2006] (Government instrumentality vested ‘with corporate powers: not GOCC) Boy Scouts of the Philippines v. COA ~ 651 SCRA 145 [2011] (Public corporation) : *Funa vy. MECO and COA, GR 193462, February 4, 2014 Quasi-publie corporations “Phi! Society v. COA ~ 534 SCRA 112 [2007] (Quast-public corpoxstion, private but with public character; charter test not applicable) State universities “Serana v. Sandiganbayan - 542 SCRA 224 [2008] (UP. Board of Regents student nominee; governmental) De Jure and De Facto Goverment. ‘Co Kim Cham v. Vaidez Tan Keh ~ 75 PHIL, 113 [1945] (Government, de facto) Letter of Associate Justice Puno — 210 SCRA 588 [1992] (Government, revolution) ‘*Republic v. Sandiganbayan, GR 104768, July 21, 2003 (Rights during unterregnum) Sovereignty Peaple-v. Gozo — $3 SCRA 476 [1973] (auto-limitation) Sec 2, Imternational Law and Philippine Municipal Law Adoption of International Law and the doctrine of mcorporation As applied to. saties and Agreements Ni naya ¥S Borla ada ‘Angara — 272 SCRA 18 [1997] (GATT-WTO) : *Bayan v, Zamora, GR 138570, October 10, 2000 (VFA) Bayan v. Romulo, GR 159618, Feb. 1, 2011 (RP-US Non-Surender Agreement) *De : 54), August 28,201 ti he Bank >. CH. Gh