Ampong v cscgrno167916aug262008

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Unformatted text preview: es to present a justiciable controversy by virtue of supervening events so that a declaration thereon would be of no practical use or value. Q: Should courts decline jurisdiction over moot and academic cases? Q: What is the extent of power of judicial review in impeachment proceedings? A: The power of judicial review includes the power of review over justiciable issues in impeachment proceedings (Francisco, Jr. v. House 60 A: GR: The courts should decline jurisdiction over such cases or dismiss it on ground of mootness. XPNs: 1. There is a grave violation of the Constitution POLITICAL LAW TEAM: ADVISER: ATTY. EDWIN REY SANDOVAL; SUBJECT HEAD: RACHEL MARIE L. FELICES; ASST. SUBJECT HEADS: WIVINO E. BRACERO II & HERAZEUS CHRISTINE Y. UY; MEMBERS: LAWRENCE PAULO H. AQUINO, LEANDRO RODEL V. ATIENZA, MARINETH EASTER AN D. AYOS, CARLO R. BALA, WILFREDO T. BONILLA, JR., KEEL ACHERNAR R. DINOY, APRIL V. ENRILE, KENNETH JAMES CARLO C. HIZON, JOSE MARIA G. MENDOZA, ROGER CHRISTOPHER R. REYES, ROMILINDA C. SIBAL, JASMIN M. SISON, ZARAH PATRICIA T. SUAREZ, RALPH JULIOUS L. VILLAMOR. JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT 2. There is an exceptional character of the situation and the paramount public interest is involved 7. The members of the judiciary may not be designated to any agency performing quasi‐judicial or administrative functions 3. When the constitutional issue raised requires formulation of controlling principles to guide the bench, the bar, and the public 8. The salaries of judges may not be reduced; the judiciary enjoys fiscal autonomy (Sec. 3, Art. VIII, 1987 Constitution) 4. The case is capable of repetition yet evading review. (David v. Arroyo, G.R. No. 171396, May 3, 2006) 9. The SC alone may initiate promulgation of the Rules of Court the 10. The SC alone may order temporary detail of judges 3. Political Question Q: What is meant by the political question doctrine? A: The doctrine means that the power of judicial review cannot be exercised when the issue is a political question. It constitutes anoth...
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