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2018 POLITICAL LAW REVIEW CASE OUTLINE

Atty. Ramel C. Muria, LL.B., LL.M.


Article I. National Territory

Archipelagic doctrine

Convention on the Law of the Sea


1. Magalona v. Ermita, 655 SCRA 476 (2011)
2. Most Rev. Arigo, et. al., v. Swift, et. al., G.R. No. 206510, September 16, 2014
3. PH-CN-20160712-Republic of the Philippines v. People’s Republic of China

Article II. Declaration of Principles and State Policies

State, Government, Sovereignty


4. Co Kim Cham v. Valdez Tan Key, 75 Phil. 130 (1945)
5. In re Letter of Associate Justice Puno, 210 SCRA 589 (1988)
6. Republic v. Sandiganbayan, 407 SCRA 10 (2003)
7. Province of North Cotabato v. GRP Peace Panel, 568 SCRA 402 (2008)
8. Philippine Constitution Association (PHILCONSA), et al. v. Philippine Government (GPH), et al,
9. G.R. No. 218406/G.R. No. 218761/G.R. No. 204355/G.R. No. 218407/G.R. No. 204354. November 29,
2016

Nature of Constitutional provisions and principles


10. Saturnino C. Ocampo, et al. vs. Rear Admiral Ernesto C. Enriquez, et al, G.R. No. 225973/G.R. No.
225984/G.R. No. 226097/G.R. No. 226116/G.R. No. 226117/G.R. No. 226120/G.R. No. 226294.
November 8, 2016
11. Manila Prince Hotel v. GSIS, 267 SCRA 409 (1997)
12. Tanada v. Angara, 272 SCRA 18 (1997)
13. Oposa v. Factoran, Jr., 224 SCRA 792 (1993)
14. MMDA v. Concerned Residents of Manila Bay, 574 SCRA 611 (2008)
15. Fortun, et. al. v. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, et. al., G.R. No. 190293, March 12, 2012

Incorporation Clause
16. Mejoff v. Director of Prisons, 90 Phil. 70 (1951)
17. Kuroda v. Jalandoni, 83 Phil. 171 (1949)
18. Razon, Jr. v. Tagitis, 606 SCRA 598 (2009)
19. Agustin v. Edu, 88 SCRA 195
20. Bayan Muna v. Romulo, 641 SCRA 244 (2011)
21. Poe-Llamanzares v. Commission on Elections,
22. G.R. No. 221697, March 8, 2016
23. Gerardo, et. al, v. Zamora, et. al., G.R. No. 143855, September 21, 2010
24. Vinuya v. Romulo, 619 SCRA 533 (2010)

Right to life; protection of the unborn; social justice; right to healthful ecology
25. James M. Imbong, et. al., v. Hon. Paquito N. Ochoa, et. al., G.R. Nos. 204819, 204934, April 8, 2014
26. Alliance for the Family Foundation, Philippines, Inc. (ALFI), et al. vs. Hon. Janette L. Garin, et
al./Maria Concepcion S. Noche, et al. Vs. Hon. Janette L. Garin, et al.

27. G.R. No. 217872/G.R. No. 221866. August 24, 2016


28. Oposa v. Factoran, G.R. No. 101083, July 30, 1993, 224 SCRA 792
29. SJS v. Atienza, G.R. No. 156052, March 7, 2007, 517 SCRA 657
30. MMDA v. Concerned Residents of Manila, 474 SCRA 611
31. Laguna Lake Development Authority v. CA, GR 110120, March 16, 1994
32. Calalang v. Williams, 70 Phil. 726
Article III. Bill of Rights
Police Power
1. Ermita-Malate Hotel and Hotel Operators Association v. Mayor of Manila, 20 SCRA 849 (1967)
2. City of Manila v. Judge Laguio, 445 SCRA 308 (2005)
3. Yrasuegui v. Philippine Airlines, Inc., 569 SCRA 467 (2008)
4. US v. Toribio, 15 Phil. 85 (1910)
5. Atienza v. COMELEC, 612 SCRA 761 (2010)
6. Manila Memorial Park, et. al., v. Secretary of DSWD, et. al., G.R. No. 175356, December 3, 2013, 711
SCRA 302
7. Remman Enterprises, Inc. v. Professional Regulatory Board of Real Estate Service, G.R. No. 197676,
February 4, 2014, 715 SCRA 293
Section 1
Life, Liberty and Property
8. Rubi v. Provincial Board of Mindoro, 34 Phil. 600 (1919)
9. Corona v. United Harbor Pilots Association of the Phils., 283 SCRA 31 (1997)
10. Executive Secretary v. Court of Appeals, 429 SCRA 81 (2004)
Due Process
11. Dy v. People, G.R. No. G.R. No. 189081, August 10, 2016
12. Ynot v. IAC, 148 SCRA 659 (1987)
13. Banco Espanol Filipino v. Palanca, 37 Phil. 921 (1918)
14. Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada v. Office of the Ombudsman, G.R. No. 212140-41, January 21, 2015

15. Ang Tibay v. CIR, 69 Phil. 635 (1940)


16. Cuenca v. Atas, 535 SCRA 48 (2007)
17. UP Board of Regents v. Court of Appeals, 313 SCRA 404 (1999)
18. Ligot v. Republic, G.R. No. 176944, March 6, 2013, 692 SCRA 509
19. Catacutan v. People, G.R. No. 175991, August 31, 2011, 656 SCRA 524
20. Romualdez v. Commission on Elections, G.R. No. 167011, December 11, 2008, 573 SCRA 639
21. Kabataan Party list, et. al. v. Commission on Elections, G.R. No. 221318, December 16, 2015
22. Cawad v. Abad, G.R. No. 2017145, July 28, 2015
23. Perez v. PT&T, G.R. No. 152048, April 7, 2009
24. Villavicencio v. Lukban, 39 Phil. 778 (1919)
25. People v. Nazario, 165 SCRA 186 (1988)
26. City of Manila v. Laguio, Jr., 455 SCRA 308 (2005)
27. Estrada v. Sandiganbayan, 369 SCRA 394 (2001)
28. Secretary of Justice v. Lantion, 322 SCRA 160; 343 SCRA 377
Equal Protection
29. People v. Cayat, 68 Phil. 12 (1939)
30. Biraogo v. Philippine Truth Commission of 2010, 637 SCRA 78 (2010)
31. People v. Jalosjos, 324 SCRA 689 (2000)
32. Himagan v. People, 237 SCRA 538 (1994)
33. Central Bank Employees Association, Inc. v. Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, 446 SCRA 299 (2004)
34. British American Tobacco v. Camacho, G.R. No. 163583, August 20, 2008, 562 SCRA 211
35. Garcia v. Drilon, G.R. No. 179267, June 25, 2013, 699 SCRA 352 2
36. Tiu v. Guingona, G.R. No. 127410, January 20, 1999
37. Quinto v. Commission on Elections, G.R. No. 189698, February 22, 2010
38. Commissioner of Customs v. Hypermix Feeds Corporation, G.R. No. 179579, February 1, 2012
39. National Artist for Literature Virgilio Arlmario, et. al., v. The Executive Secretary, G.R. No. 189028,
July 18, 2013, 710 SCRA 269
40. Arroyo v. Department of Justice, G.R. No. 199082, September 18, 2012, 681 SCRA 181
Section 2
Unreasonable Search and Seizure
41. Valmonte v. De Villa, 185 SCRA 665 (1990)
42. Stonehill v. Diokno, 20 SCRA 383 (1967)
43. Burgos, Sr. v. Chief of Staff, 133 SCRA 800 (1984)
44. Santos v. Pryce Gases, Inc., 538 SCRA 474 (2007)
45. Saturnino Ocampo v. Hon. Ephrem S. Abanpo, et. al., G.R. No. 176830/G.R. No. 185587/G.R. No.
185636/G.R. No. 190005, February 11, 2014
46. Miclat, Jr. v. People, G.R. No. 176077, August 31, 2011, 656 SCRA 539
47. Libo-on Dela Cruz v. People, G.R. No. 209387, July 11, 2016
Warrantless Search and Seizure
48. SJS v. DDB, supra
49. People v. Cogaed, G.R. No. 200334, July 30, 2014
50. People v. Doria, 301 SCRA 668 (1999)
51. Sanlakas v. Executive Secretary, 421 SCRA 656 (2003)
52. Sanchez v. Demetriou, 227 SCRA 627 (1993)
53. Ople v. Torres, 293 SCRA 141 (1998)
54. Hing v. Choachuy, Sr. G.R. No. 179736, June 26, 2013, 699 SCRA 667
Warrantless Arrest
Rule 113, Section 5
55. Pestillos, et. al. v. People, G.R. No. 182601, November 10, 2014
56. People v. Burgos, 144 SCRA 1 (1986)
57. Umil v. Ramos, 202 SCRA 251 (1990)
58. Valdez v. People, 538 SCRA 611 (2007)
59. Ocampo v. Abando, G.R. No. 176830, February 11, 2014, 715 SCRA 673
60. People v. Uyboco, G.R. No. 178039, January 19, 2011, 640 SCRA 146
Section 3
61. Stonehill v. Diokno, supra
62. People v. Marti, 193 SCRA 57 (1991)
Section 4
Prior restraint
63. The Diocese of Bacolod v. Commission on Elections, G.R. No. 205728, January 21, 2015
64. Near v. Minnesota, 283 US 697 (1931)
65. New York Times v. US, 403 US 713
66. Iglesia Ni Cristo v. Court of Appeals, 259 SCRA 529, (1996)
67. Secretary of Justice v. Sandiganbayan, A.M. No. 01-04-03-SC, 360 SCRA 248 (2001)
68. Ayer Productions, Inc. v. Capulong, 160 SCRA 861 (1988)
69. United States v. O’Brien, 391 US 367
70. Soriano v. Laguardia, 587 SCRA 79 (2009); 615 SCRA 254 (2010) 3
71. Disini, Jr., et. al., v. The Secretary of Justice, et.al., G.R. No. 203335, February 18, 2014 and April 22,
2014
Subsequent punishment
72. Gonzales v. COMELEC, 27 SCRA 835 (1969)
73. Social Weather Stations v. Commission on Elections, supra
74. Tulfo v. People, 565 SCRA 283 (2008)
75. Bradenburg v. Ohio, 395 US 665
76. Integrated Bar of the Philippines v. Atienza, 613 SCRA 510 (2010)
77. Marantan v. Diokno, et. al., G.R. No. 205956. February 12, 2014
Obscenity
78. Roth v. US, 354 US 476
79. People v. Go Pin, 97 Phil. 418 (1955)
80. Pita v. Court of Appeals, 178 SCRA 363 (1989)
Assembly and Petition
81. Primicias v. Fugoso, 80 Phil. 71 (1948)
82. Phil. Blooming Mills Employees Org. v. Phil. Blooming Mills Co., Inc., 51 SCRA 185 (1973)
83. Subayco v. Sandiganbayan, 260 SCRA 798 362 (1996)
84. KMP v. Ermita, 488 SCRA 226
Section 5
Free Exercise Clause
85. Reynolds v. United States, 380 US 163 (1965)
86. American Bible Society v. City of Manila, 101 Phil. 386 (1957)
87. Estarada v. Escritor, A.M. No. P-02-1651, 408 SCRA 1 (2003)
88. Islamic Da’ Wah Council v. Office of the Executive Secretary, 405 SCRA 497 (2003)
Non-Establishment Clause
89. Aglipay v. Ruiz, 64 Phil. 205 (1937)
90. Garces v. Estenzo, 104 SCRA 510 (1981)
Sections 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10
Right to information
91. Chavez v. Public Estates Authority, 384 SCRA 152 (2002)
92. Macapagal Arroyo v. De Lima, G.R. No. 199034 and 199046, December 13, 2011
93. In Re: Production of Court Records and Documents and Attendance of Court Officials and Employees
as Witnesses under the Subpoenas of February 10, 2012 and the Various Letters for the
Impeachment Prosecution Panel dated January 19 and 25, 2012, February 14, 2012
94. Senate v. Ermita, 488 SCRA 1 1(2006)
95. Antolin v. Domondon, 623 SCRA 163 (2010)
96. Philippine Savings Bank v. Senate Impeachment Court, G.R. No. 200238, February 9, 2012
97. Re: Request for Copy of 2008 Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) and Personal
Data Sheet or Curriculum Vitae of the Justices of the Supreme Court and Officers and Employees of
the Judiciary, A.M. No. 09-8-6-SC, June 13, 2012, 672 SCRA 27
Right to association
98. People v. Ferrer, 48 SCRA 382 (1972)
99. Ang Ladlad LGBT Party v. Commission on Elections, 618 SCRA 33 (2010) 4
100. Bank of the Phils. Islands v. BPI Employees Union, G.R. No. 164301, August 10, 2010
Eminent Domain
101. Hacienda Luisita, Inc. v. Presidential Agrarian Reform Council, 670 SCRA 392 (2012)
102. Mactan-Cebu International Airport Authority v. Lozada, Sr., 613 SCRA 618 (2010)
103. National Power Corporation v. Heirs of Macabangkit Sangkay, 656 SCRA 60 (2011)
104. Republic v. Court of Appeals, 596 SCRA 57 (2009)
105. Manapat v. Court of Appeals, 536 SCRA 32 (2007)
106. Republic v. Asia Pacific Integrated Steel Corp., G.R. No. 192100, March 12, 2014
107. Republic v. Hon. Jesus M. Mupas, G.R. No. G.R. No. 181892
Section 11
Free Access to Courts and Right to Speedy Disposition of Cases
108. In re: Letter Dated April 18, 2011 of Chief Public Attorney Persida Rueda-Acosto Requesting
Exemption from the Payment of Sheriff’s Expenses, A.M. No. 11-10-03-0, July 30, 2013, 702 SCRA
531 (2013)
109. People v. Sandiganbayan, Hernando Benito Perez, et. al., G.R. No. 188165/G.R. No. 189063,
December 11, 2013
Section 12
Custodial Investigation Rights
110. Lopez v. People, G.R. No. 212186, June 29, 2016
111. People v. Judge Ayson, 175 SCRA 216 (1989)
112. Kimpo v. Sandiganbayan, 232 SCRA 53 (1994)
Right to remain silent
113. People v. Alvarez, 201 SCRA 364 (1991)
Right to counsel
114. People v. Demiega, 251 SCRA 626 (1995)
115. People v. Lucero, 244 SCRA 425 (1995)
Right to be informed of his right
116. People v. Rojas, 147 SCRA 169 (1987)
Waiver
117. People v. Galit, 135 SCRA 465 (1985)
118. People v. Olvis, 154 SCRA 525 (1987)
Section 13
119. Commendador v. De Villa, 200 SCRA 80 (1991)
120. Govt. of Hongkong v. Olalia, 521 SCRA 470 (2007)
121. Enrile v. Sandiganbayan, G.R. No. 213847, August 18, 2015
Section 14
Due process
122. In re: Petition for Radio and Television Coverage of the Multiple Murder Case Against
Maguindanao Governor Zaldy Ampatuan, 652 SCRA 1 (2011)
123. Lejano v. People, G.R. No. 176389, December 14, 2010, 638 SCRA 104
Right to counsel
124. People v. Holgado, 85 Phil. 753 (1950) 5
125. People v. Agbayani, 284 SCRA 315 (1998)
Speedy, impartial, and public trial
126. Conde v. Rivera, 45 Phil. 650 (1924)
127. People v. Jara, 145 SCRA 516 (1966)
128. Villareal v. People, G.R. Nos. 151258, 154954, 155101, 178057, 178080, February 1, 2012
Right of confrontation
129. People v. Seneris, 99 SCRA 92 (1980)
130. Gimenez v. Nazareno, 160 SCRA 1 (1988)
Section 15
131. Secretary of National Defense v. Manalo, 568 SCRA 1 (2008)
132. Razon v. Tagitis, 606 SCRA 598 (2009); 612 SCRA 685 (2010)
133. Balao v. Macapagal-Arroyo, 662 SCRA 312 (2011)
134. Lozada, Jr. v. Macapagal-Arroyo, 670 SCRA 545 (2012)
135. Boac v. Cadapan, 649 SCRA 618 (2012
136. Juan Ponce Enrile v. People, G.R. No. 213445, August 11, 2015
Sections 16, 17
137. Fernando v. Maglanoc, 105 Phil. 859 (1959)
138. Disini v. Sandiganbayan, 621 SCRA 415 (2010)
Section 21
139. People v. Velasco, 340 SCRA 207 (2000)
140. Galman v. Sandiganbayan, 144 SCRA 43 (1986)
141. People v. Sandiganbayan (Fourth Division), 559 SCRA 449 (2008)
142. Ivler v. Modesto-San Pedro, 635 SCRA 191 (2010)
Section 22
143. In re Kay Villegas Kami, 35 SCRA 429 (1970)
144. Salvador v. Mapa, 539 SCRA 207 (2007)
145. Valeroso v. People, 546 SCRA 450 (2008)
Article IV. Citizenship
146. Valles v. Commissioner, 337 SCRA 543
147. In re: Vicente Ching, 316 SCRA 1
148. Go, Sr. v. Ramos. 598 SCRA 266 (2009)
149. Tecson v. Commission on Elections, 424 SCRA 148 (2004)
150. Bengzon III v. HRET, 357 SCRA 545 (2001)
151. Mercado v. Manzano, 307 SCRA 630, (1999)
152. Limkaichong v. Commission on Elections, 583 SCRA 1 (2009)
153. Maquiling v. Commission on Elections, G.R. No. 195649, April 16, 2013, 696 SCRA 420
154. Republic v. Kamran Karbasi, G.R. No. 210412, July 29, 2015
Article V. Suffrage
155. Gallego v. Verra, 73 Phil. 453 (1941)
156. Faypon v. Quirino, 96 Phil. 294 (1954)
157. Romualdez v. Regional Trial Court, 226 SCRA 408 (1993)
158. Nicolas Lewis v. Comelec, supra
159. Poe-Llamanzares v. Commission on Elections, 6
160. G.R. No. 221697, March 8, 2016
Article I. National Territory
Territorial sea
Archipelagic doctrine
Convention on the Law of the Sea
161. Magalona v. Ermita, 655 SCRA 476 (2011)
162. Most Rev. Arigo, et. al., v. Swift, et. al., G.R. No. 206510, September 16, 2014
163. PH-CN-20160712-Republic of the Philippines v. People’s Republic of China
Article II. Declaration of Principles and State Policies
State, Government, Sovereignty
164. Co Kim Cham v. Valdez Tan Key, 75 Phil. 130 (1945)
165. In re Letter of Associate Justice Puno, 210 SCRA 589 (1988)
166. Republic v. Sandiganbayan, 407 SCRA 10 (2003)
167. Province of North Cotabato v. GRP Peace Panel, 568 SCRA 402 (2008)
168. Philippine Constitution Association (PHILCONSA), et al. v. Philippine Government (GPH), et al,
G.R. No. 218406/G.R. No. 218761/G.R. No. 204355/G.R. No. 218407/G.R. No. 204354. November 29,
2016
Nature of Constitutional provisions and principles
169. Saturnino C. Ocampo, et al. vs. Rear Admiral Ernesto C. Enriquez, et al, G.R. No. 225973/G.R. No.
225984/G.R. No. 226097/G.R. No. 226116/G.R. No. 226117/G.R. No. 226120/G.R. No. 226294.
November 8, 2016
170. Manila Prince Hotel v. GSIS, 267 SCRA 409 (1997)
171. Tanada v. Angara, 272 SCRA 18 (1997)
172. Oposa v. Factoran, Jr., 224 SCRA 792 (1993)
173. MMDA v. Concerned Residents of Manila Bay, 574 SCRA 611 (2008)
174. Fortun, et. al. v. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, et. al., G.R. No. 190293, March 12, 2012
Incorporation Clause
175. Mejoff v. Director of Prisons, 90 Phil. 70 (1951)
176. Kuroda v. Jalandoni, 83 Phil. 171 (1949)
177. Razon, Jr. v. Tagitis, 606 SCRA 598 (2009)
178. Agustin v. Edu, 88 SCRA 195
179. Bayan Muna v. Romulo, 641 SCRA 244 (2011)
180. Poe-Llamanzares v. Commission on Elections,
G.R. No. 221697, March 8, 2016
181. Gerardo, et. al, v. Zamora, et. al., G.R. No. 143855, September 21, 2010
182. Vinuya v. Romulo, 619 SCRA 533 (2010)
Right to life; protection of the unborn; social justice; right to healthful ecology
183. James M. Imbong, et. al., v. Hon. Paquito N. Ochoa, et. al., G.R. Nos. 204819, 204934, April 8,
2014
184. Alliance for the Family Foundation, Philippines, Inc. (ALFI), et al. vs. Hon. Janette L. Garin, et
al./Maria Concepcion S. Noche, et al. Vs. Hon. Janette L. Garin, et al.
G.R. No. 217872/G.R. No. 221866. August 24, 2016 7
185. Oposa v. Factoran, G.R. No. 101083, July 30, 1993, 224 SCRA 792
186. SJS v. Atienza, G.R. No. 156052, March 7, 2007, 517 SCRA 657
187. MMDA v. Concerned Residents of Manila, 474 SCRA 611
188. Laguna Lake Development Authority v. CA, GR 110120, March 16, 1994
189. Calalang v. Williams, 70 Phil. 726
Article VI. Legislative Department
Legislative power
190. Garcia v. Commission on Elections, 237 SCRA 273 (1996)
191. Vera v. Avelino, 77 Phil. 192 (1946)
Separation of powers
192. Senate v. Ermita, 488 SCRA 1 (2006)
193. KMU v. NEDA Director General, 487 SCRA 623 (2006)
194. Office of the Court Administrator v. Reyes, 621 SCRA 511 (2010)
195. Belgica, et. al., v. Ochoa, et. al., G.R. No. 208566/G.R. No. 208493/G.R. No. 209251. November
11, 2013
196. People v. Sandiganbayan (Fourth Division), G.R. Nos. 185729-32, June 26, 2013, 699 SCRA 713
Non-delegability of legislative power
197. Eastern Shipping Lines v. POEA, 166 SCRA 533 (1988)
198. Tatad v. Secretary of Energy, 281 SCRA 330 (1997)
199. Sema v. Commission on Elections, 558 SCRA 700 (2008)
200. Abakada Guro, et al v. Hon. Cesar Purisima, 562 SCRA 251 (2008)
201. Camid v. Office of the President, 448 SCRA 711 (2005)
202. Vivas v. Monetary Board of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas, G.R. No. 191424, August 7, 2013, 703
SCRA 290 (2013)
Composition and Qualifications
203. Tobias v. Abalos, 239 SCRA 106 (1994)
204. Ang Ladlad LGBT Party v. Commission on Elections, 618 SCRA 32 (2010)
205. Bagabuyo v. Commission on Elections, 573 SCRA 290 (2008)
206. Social Justice Society v. Dangerous Drugs Board, et al, 570 SCRA 410 (2008)
207. ABC (Alliance for Barangay Concerns) Party List v. Commission on Elections, 646 SCRA 93 (2011)
208. BANAT v. Commission on Elections, 586 SCRA 210 (2009); 592 SCRA 294 (2009)
209. Faypon v. Quirino, 96 Phil. 294 (1954)
210. Jalosjos v. Commission on Elections, G.R.No. 193314, June 25, 2013, 699 SCRA 507
211. Alliance for Rural and Agrarian Reconstruction, Inc. v. Commission on Elections, G.R. No. 192803,
December 10, 2013, 712 SCRA 54
212. Coalition of Association of Senior Citizens in the Philippines v. Commission on Elections, G.R. Nos.
206844-45, July 23, 2013, 701 SCRA 786
213. Atong Paglaum, Inc. v. Commission on Elections, G.R. No. 204486, April 2, 2013, 694 SCRA 486
214. Abang Lingkod Party-List (Abang Lingkod) v. Commission on Elections, 708 SCRA 133
Parliamentary Immunities
215. Trillanes IV v. Pimentel, 556 SCRA 471 (2008)
216. Gimenez v. Cabangbang, 17 SCRA 876 (1966)
217. Inhibitions, Prohibitions, Organizations and Proceedings
218. Puyat v. De Guzman, 113 SCRA 31 (1982) 8
219.
220. Avelino v. Cuenco, 83 Phil. 17 (1949)
221. Mabanag v. Lopez-Vito, 78 Phil. 1 (1947)
222. Morales v. Subido, 27 SCRA 131 (1969)
Electoral Tribunal
223. Abbas v. Senate Electoral Tribunal, 166 SCRA 651 (1988)
224. Bondoc v. Pineda, 201 SCRA 792
225. Chavez v. Comelec, 211 SCRA 315 (1991)
226. Lerias v. House Electoral Tribunal, 202 SCRA 808 (1991)
227. Reyes v. Commission on Elections, G.R. No. 207264, June 25, 2013, 699 SCRA 522
Commission on Appointments
228. Guingona, Jr. v. Gonzales, 214 SCRA 789 (1992)
229. Daza v. Singson, 180 SCRA 496 (1988)
230. Legislative Investigations
231. Arnault v. Nazareno, 87 Phil. 29 (1950)
232. Bengzon v. Senate Blue Ribbon Committee, 203 SCRA 767 (1991)
233. Standard Charter v. Senate, 541 SCRA 456 (20017)
234. Neri v. Senate, 549 SCRA 77; 564 SCRA 152
235. Garcillano v. Senate, 575 SCRA 170 (2008)
236. Senate v. Ermita, 495 SCRA 170 (2006)
237. Sabio v. Gordon, 504 SCRA 704 (2006)
Lawmaking function
238. Tolentino v. Secretary of Finance, 235 SCRA 630 (1995)
239. Pascual v. Secretary of Public Works, 110 Phil. 331 (1960)
240. Philippine Judges Association v. Prado, 227 SCRA 703 (1993)
241. Bengzon v. Drilon, 208 SCRA 133 (1992)
242. Gonzales v. Macaraig, Jr., 191 SCRA 452 (1990)
Taxation and Fiscal Power
243. Commissioner of Internal Revenue v. Santos, 277 SCRA 617 (1997)
244. Tan v. Del Rosario, Jr., 237 SCRA 324 (2000)
245. Pepsi Cola Bottling Co. v. City of Butuan, 24 SCRA 789 (1968)
246. Garcia v. Executive Secretary, 211 SCRA 219 (1992)
247. Guingona, Jr. v. Carague, 196 SCRA 221 (1991)
248. Osmena v. Orbos, 220 SCRA 703 (1993)
249. Lung Center v. Quezon City, GR 144104, June 29, 2004
250. PCGG v. Cocofed, GR 147062-64, December 14, 2001
251. Araullo v. Aquino III, G.R. No. 209287, July 1, 2014, 728 SCRA 1 & February3, 2015
Article VII. Executive Department
Executive Power
252. Marcos v. Manglapus, 177 SCRA 668 (1986)
253. Province of North Cotabato v. GRP, 568 SCRA 402 (2008)
254. Sanlakas v. Executive Secretary, 421 SCRA 656 (2004)
255. Rubrico v. Macapagal-Arroyo, 613 SCRA 233 (2010)
256. Louis Barok Biraogo v. The Philippine Truth Commission of 2010, 637 SCRA 78 (2010)
257. Republic v. Bayao, G.R. No. 179492, June 5, 2013, 697 SCRA 313 9
Immunity from Suit and Executive Privilege
258. Soliven v. Makasiar, 167 SCRA 393 (1988)
259. Senate v. Ermita, supra
260. Balao v. Macapagal-Arroyo, 662 SCRA 294 (2011)
Incapacity, Succession, and Prohibitions
261. Pimentel, Jr. v. Joint Committee of Congress to Canvass Votes for Pres. and VP, G.R. No. 163783,
June 22, 2004
262. Estrada v. Desierto, 353 SCRA 452; 356 SCRA 108
263. Legarda v. De Castro, 542 SCRA 125 (2008)
264. Pormento v. Estrada, 629 SCRA 530 (20100
265. Macalintal v. Presidential Electoral Tribunal, supra
Appoinment
266. Pimentel, Jr. v. Ermita, GR 164978, 472 SCRA 587 (2005)
267. Sarmiento v. Mison, 156 SCRA 549 (1987)
268. Bautista v. Salonga, 172 SCRA 160 (1989)
269. De Castro v. Judicial and Bar Council, 615 SCRA 666 (2010)
270. Rufino v. Endriga, 496 SCRA 13 (2006)
271. Gonzales III v. Office of the President, 679 SCRA 614, (2012)
272. Kida v. Senate of the Philippines, 667 SCRA 200 (2012)
273. Velicaira-Garafil v. Office of the President, G.R. No. 203372
Control
274. Villena v. Secretary of Interior, 67 Phil. 451 (1939)
275. Ang-Angco v. Castillo, 9 SCRA 619 (1963)
276. Villaluz v. Zaldivar, 15 SCRA 710 (1965)
277. Manalang-Demigilio v. Trade and Investment Development Corporation of the Philippines
(TIDCORP), G.R. No. 168613, March 5, 2013, 692 SCRA 359
278. League of Provinces of the Philippines v. DENR, G.R. No. 175368, April 11, 2013, 696 SCRA 190
Commander-in-Chief and Military Powers
279. Lagman v. Medialdea, G.R. No. 231658, July 4, 2017
280. Lansang v. Garcia, 42 SCRA 448 (1971)
281. David v. Macapagal-Arroyo, 489 SCRA 160 (2006)
282. Integrated Bar of the Philippines v. Zamora, 338 SCRA 81 (2000)
283. Gudani v. Senga, 498 SCRA 671 (2008)
284. Ampatuan, v. Puno, 651 SCRA 228 (2011)
285. Ampatuan, Jr. v. De Lima, G.R. No. 197921, April 3, 2013, 695 SCRA 159
286. Kulayan v. Tan. G.R. No. 187298, July 3, 2012, 675 SCRA 482
Pardon, Executive Agreements, Foreign Affairs
287. Risos-Vidal v. Estrada, G.R. No. 206666, January 21, 2015
288. Barrioquinto v. Fernandez, 82 Phil. 642 (1949)
289. Bayan v. Executive Secretary, 342 SCRA 449 (2000)
290. Akbayan Citizens Action Party v. Thomas Aquino, 558 SCRA 486 (2008)
291. Bayan Muna v. Romulo, 641 SCRA 244 (2011)
292. Vinuya v. Romulo, 619 SCRA 533 (2010)
Article VIII. Judicial Department
Judicial Power
293. Republic v. Sereno, G.R. No. 237428, 11 May 2018
294. Re: COA Opinion on the Computation of the Appraised Value of the Properties Purchased by the
Retired Chief/Associate Justices of the Supreme Court, A.M. No. 11-7-10-SC, July 31, 2012
295. In the matter of: Save the Supreme Court Judicial Independence against the Abolition of JDF and
Reduction of Autonomy, UDK 15143, January 21, 2015
296. Estrada v. Desierto, 353 SCRA 453 (2001)
297. Kilsobayan v. Guingona, Jr., 232 SCRA 110 (1994)
298. Oposa v. Factoran, Jr., 224 SCRA 792 (1993)
299. Francisco, Jr. v. Nagmamalasakit na mga Manananggol, 415 SCRA 44 (2003)
300. Brillantes v. Commission on Elections, 432 SCRA 269 (2004)
301. National Artist for Literature Virgilio Alamario, et al. v. The Executive Secretary, G.R. No. 189028,
July 16, 2013 (2013)
302. Divinagracia v. Consolidated Broadcasting System, Inc., G.R. 162272, April 7, 2009, 584 SCRA
213, 251
303. Philippine Migrants Rights Watch, Inc. v. Overseas Workers Welfare Administration, G.R. No.
166923, November 26, 2014
304. The Diocese of Bacolod v. Commission on Elections, G.R. No. 205728, January 21, 2015
305. Resident Marine Mammals of the Protected Seascape Tanon Strait, et.al. v. Reyes, et. al., G.R.
No. 180771, April 21, 2015
306. Carpio-Morales v. Court of Appeals, et. al., G.R. No. G.R. Nos. 217126-27, November 10, 2015
307. Loloy Unduran, et. al. v. Ramon Aberasturi, et. al., G.R. No. 18124, October 20, 2015
308. Re Letter of Court of Appeals Justice Vicente S.E. Veloso, A.M. No. 12-8-07-CA
Political Questions
309. Tanada v. Angara, 272 SCRA 18 (1997)
310. Bayan v. Zamora, 342 SCRA 449 (2000)
Qualifications and JBC
311. Cayetano v. Monsod, 201 SCRA 210 (1991)
312. Kilosbayan v. Ermita, 526 SCRA 353 (2007)
313. Topacio v. Justice Ong, 574 SCRA 517 (2008)
314. De Castro, et al v. JBC, et al, supra
315. Chavez v. Judicial and Bar Council, G.R. No. 202242, April 16, 2013, 696 SCRA 496
Article IX. Constitutional Commissions
Common Provisions
316. Ombudsman v. Civil Service Commission, 451 SCRA 570 (2005)
317. Civil Service Commission v. Department of Budget, 464 SCRA 165 (2005)
318. Civil Service Commission v. Department of Budget, 482 SCRA 233 (2006)
319. ABS-CBN v. Commission on Elections, 323 SCRA 611 (2000)
Civil Service Commission
320. Gaminde v. Commission on Audit, 347 SCRA 655 (2000)
321. Economic Intelligence and Investigation Bureau v. Court of Appeals, 299 SCRA 373 (1998)
322. Gamogamo v. PNOC Shipping, 381 SCRA 742 (2002)
323. Dimayuga v. Denedicto II, 373 SCRA 652 (2002)
324. Carpio-Morales v. Court of Appeals, et. al., G.R. No. G.R. Nos. 217126-27, November 10, 2015 11
Commission on Elections
325. Pabillo, et. al., v. Commission on Elections, G.R. No. 216098 & G.R. No. 216562, April 21, 2015
326. Nacionalista Party v. Commission on Elections, 85 Phil. 149
327. People v. Judge Inting, 187 SCRA 788 (1990)
328. National Press Club v. Commission on Elections, 207 SCRA 1 (1992)
329. Social Weather Stations, Inc. v. Commission on Elections, 357 SCRA 496, (2001)
330. Maliksi v. Commission on Elections, G.R. No. 203302, April 11, 2013, 696 SCRA 272 and 693 SCRA
214
331. Vinzons-Chato v. HRET, G.R. No. 204637, April 16, 2013, 696 SCRA 573
332. Regio v. Commission on Elections, 711 SCRA 448
Commission on Audit
333. Development Bank of the Philippines v. Commission on Audit, 231 SCRA 202 (1994)
334. Parreno v. COA, 523 SCRA 390 (2007)
335. Dingcong v. Guingona, Jr., 162 SCRA 782 (1988)
336. National Housing Corp v. Commission on Audit, 226 SCRA 55 (1993)
337. Development Bank of the Phils., v. Commission on Audit, 373 SCRA 356 (2002)
338. Technical Education and Skills Development Authority v. Commission on Audit, G.R. No. 204869,
March 11, 2014
Article X. Local Government
339. Villafuerte, Jr. v. Robredo, G.R. No. 195390, December 10, 2014
340. Social Justice Society v. Lim, et. al., G.R. No. 187836/G.R. No. 187916, November 25, 2014
341. Social Justice Society v. Atienza, G.R. No. 156052, February 13, 2008
342. Magtajas v. Pryce Properties, 234 SCRA 255 (1994)
343. Laguna Lake Development Authority v. Court of Appeals, 251 SCRA 42 (1995)
344. Garcia v. Commission on Elections, 227 SCRA 100 (1993)
345. Yamane v. BA Lepanto Condominium, 474 SCRA 258 (2005)
346. Borja, Jr. v. Commission on Elections, 295 SCRA 438 (1998)
347. Pandi v. Court of Appeals, 380 SCRA 157 (2002)
348. Sema v. Comelec, 558 SCRA 700 (2008)
349. League of Provinces of the Philippines v. DENR, G.R. No. 175368, April 11, 2013, 696 SCRA 190
350. Fernando v. St. Scholastica, G.R. No. 161107, March 12, 2013, 693 SCRA 141
351. Jalosjos, Jr. v. COMELEC, G.R. No. 193237, October 9, 2012, 683 SCRA 1
352. Jalosjos v. Commission on Elections, 699 SCRA 507
Article XI. Accountability of Public Officers
353. Estrada v. Desierto, supra
354. Ombudsman v. Court of Appeals, 452 SCRA 714 (2005)
355. Gutierrez v. House of Representatives Committee on Justice, 643 SCRA 198 (2011)
356. Vinzons-Chato v. Fortune Tobacco Corp., 575 SCRA 23 (2008)
357. Argana v. Republic, 443 SCRA 184 (2004)
358. Collantes v. Court of Appeals, 517 SCRA 561 (2007)
359. Ombudsman v. De Chavez, G.R. No. 172206, July 3. 2013
360. Republic v. Bakunawa, et. al., G.R. No. 180418. August 28, 2013
361. Gonzales III vs. Office of the President, G.R. No. 196231/G.R. No. 196232, January 28, 2014
362. Marcos, Jr. et. al., v. Republic, G.R. No. 189434 & G.R. No. 189505, March 12, 2014
Article XII. National Economy and Patrimony 12
363. Garcia v. Board of Investments, 191 SCRA 288 (1990)
364. Lee Hong Hok v. David, 48 SCRA 372 (1972)
365. Carino v. Insular Government, 41 Phil. 935 (1909)
366. Republic v. Quasha, 46 SCRA 160 (1972)
367. Krivenko v. Register of Deeds, 79 Phil. 461 (1947)
368. Laurel v. Garcia, 187 SCRA 797 (1990)
369. Cheesman v. IAC, 193 SCRA 93 (1991)
370. Hulst v. PR Builders, 532 SCRA 74 (2007); 566 SCRA 333 (2008)
371. Philippine Banking Corp. v. Lui She, 21 SCRA 52 (1967)
372. Manila Prince Hotel v. GSIS, 267 SCRA 409 (1997)
373. La Bugal-B’Laan Tribal Association v. Ramos, 445 SCRA 1 (2004)
374. Cruz v. Sec. of DENR, 347 SCRA 128 (2000)
375. Boy Scouts of the Philippines v. COA, 651 SCRA 146 (2011)
376. Republic v. Heirs of Maxima Lachica Lim, et. al., G.R. No. 157485, March 26, 2014
377. Power Sector Assets and Liabilities Management Corporation v. Pozzolanic Philippines
Incorporated, G.R. No. 183789, August 24, 2011, 656 SCRA 214
378. Narra Nickel Mining Corp., et. al., v. Redmont Consolidated Mines Corp., G.R. No. 195580,
January 28, 2015
Article XIII. Social Justice and Human Rights
Social Justice and Human Rights
379. Calalang v. Williams, 70 Phil. 726 (1940)
380. Simon, Jr. v. Commission on Human Rights, 229 SCRA 117 (1994)
381. Cariño v. Commission on Human Rights, 204 SCRA 483 (1991)
382. Vinuya v. Executive Secretary, supra
383. SND v. Manalo, supra
384. Razon v. Tagitis, supra
385. In the Matter of the Petition for the Writ of Amparo and Habeas Data in Favor of Noriel Rodriguez,
G.R. No. 191805, April 16, 2013, 696 SCRA 390
386. De Lima v. Gatdula, G.R. No. 204528, February 19, 2013, 691 SCRA 226
Article XIV. Education, Science and Technology
Article XV. The Family
Article XVI. General Provisions
State immunity from suit
387. Republic v. Villasor, 54 SCRA 83 (1973)
388. Metran v. Paredes, 79 Phil. 819 (948)
389. Providence Washington Insurance Co. v. Republic of the Philippines, 29 SCRA 598 (1969)
390. Republic v. Purisima, 78 SCRA 470 (1977)
391. Veterans Manpower and Protective Services, Inc. v. CA, 214 SCRA 286 (1992)
392. Mobil Philippines v. Customs Arrastre Service, 18 SCRA 1120 (1966)
393. Calub and Valencia v. Court of Appeals, 331 SCRA 55 (2000)
394. Ministerio v. CFI, 40 SCRA 464 (1971)
395. Baer v. Tizon, 57 SCRA 1 (1974)
396. Suzette Nicolas v, Romulo, 578 SCRA 438 (2009)
397. Delos Santos v. IAC, 223 SCRA 11 (1993) 13
398. Santiago v. Republic, 87 SCRA 294 (1978)
399. Republic v. Sandoval, 220 SCRA 124 (1993)
400. Chavez v. Sandiganbayan, 193 SCRA 282 (1991)
401. Department of Health v. Phil Pharmawealth, Inc. G.R. No. 182358, February 20, 2013, 691 SCRA
421
402. Navy Officers’ Village Association, Inc. (NOVAI) v. Republic, G.R. No. 177168, August 3, 2015
403. Heirs of Rafael Gozo, v. Philippine Union Mission Corporation of the Seventh Day Adventist
(PUMCO), G.R. No. 195990, August 5, 2015
Academic freedom
404. First Class Cadet Jeff P. Cudia, v. Superintendent of the PMA, G.R. No. G.R. No. 211362, February
24, 2015
405. Garcia v. Faculty Admissions Committee, 68 SCRA 277 (1971)
406. Montemayor v. Araneta University Foundation, 77 SCRA 321 (1977)
407. Angeles v. Sison, 112 SCRA 26 (1982)
408. UP Board of Regents v. Court of Appeals, 313 SCRA 404 (1999)
409. Morales v. Board of Regents, 446 SCRA 227 (2004)
Article XVII. Amendments or Revisions
410. Defensor Santiago v. Commission on Elections, 270 SCRA 106 (1997)
411. Lambino, et al v. Commission on Elections, 505 SCRA 160 (2006)
Article XVIII. Transitory
412. Provisions