Statutory Construction; Verba legis non est recedendum
this plain-meaning rule or verba legis derived from the maxim, index animi sermo est (speech is the
index of intention) rests on the valid presumption that the words employed by the legislature in a s
[G.R. Nos. L-42050-66. November 20, 1978.]
THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES,
PHILIPPINES petitioner, vs. HONORABLE
JUDGE AMANTE P. PURISIMA, COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE OF
MANILA, BRANCH VII, and PORFIRIO CANDELOSAS, NESTOR BAES,
ELIAS L. GARCIA, SIMEON
[G.R. No. 78780. July 23, 1987.]
DAVID G. NITAFAN, WENCESLAO M. POLO, and MAXIMO A.
INTERNAL REVENUE and THE FINANCIAL OFFICER, SUPREME
COURT OF THE PHILIPPINES, respondents.
[G.R. No. 138298. November 29, 2000.]
RAOUL B. DEL MAR, petitioner, vs. PHILIPPINE AMUSEMENT
AND GAMING CORPORATION, BELLE JAI-ALAI CORPORATION,
[G.R. No. 138982. November 29, 20
[G.R. No. 79543. October 16, 1996.]
JOSE D. FILOTEO, JR. , petitioner, vs . SANDIGANBAYAN and THE
PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES , respondents.
Esteban B. Bautista for petitioner.
The Solicitor General for respondents.
REMEDIAL LAW; JURISDI
[G.R. No. L-21064. June 30, 1970.]
J. M. TUASON & CO., INC. , petitioner-appellee, vs. THE LAND TENURE
ADMINISTRATION, THE SOLICITOR GENERAL and THE AUDITOR
GENERAL , respondents-appellants.
Araneta, Mendoza & Papa for petitioner-appellee.
[G.R. No. 83896. February 22, 1991.]
CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION, petitioner, vs. THE EXECUTIVE
[G.R. No. 83815. February 22, 1991.]
ANTI-GRAFT LEAGUE OF THE PHILIPPINES, INC. and CRISPIN
T. REYES, petitioners, vs. PHILIP ELLA C.
Adm. Case No. 2474. September 15, 2004.*
EDUARDO M. COJUANGCO, JR., complainant, vs.
ATTY. LEO J. PALMA, respondent.
Attorneys; Duties; Integrity; At the outset, it must be
stressed that the law profession does not prescribe a
dichotomy of standards among
People v Alconga
On May 27, 1943 in Iloilo, Alconga was with his game partner De Raposo.
De Raposo was the one who was playing. Bartion (the deceased) was playing
against De Raposo, when he noticed that it was Alconga who was projecting
Nos, L-71208-09. August 30, 1985.*
SATURNINA GALMAN AND REYNALDO GALMAN,
petitioners, vs. THE HONORABLE PRESIDING JUSTICE
MANUEL PAMARAN AND ASSOCIATE JUSTICES
AUGUSTO AMORES AND BIENVENIDO VERA CRUZ OF
THE SANDIGANBAYAN, THE HONORABLE BERNARDO
Galman vs. Sandiganbayan (1986)
Galman vs. Sandiganbayan [RESOLUTION]
Subject: Disposition of Aquino-Galman murder case displayed lack of independence and impartiality by
the officers concerned; Proceedings before the Sandiganbayan was a sh
stages: The provisional arrest of the prospective extradite
pending the submission of the request & the temporary arrest of
the prospective extradite during the pendency of the extradition
petition in court. Clearly, theres an impending threat to a
[G.R. No. 113092. September 1, 1994.]
MARTIN CENTENO , petitioner, vs. HON. VICTORIA VILLALONPORNILLOS, Presiding Judge of the Regional Trial Court of Malolos,
Bulacan, Branch 10, and THE PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES,
[A.M. No. P-99-1311. August 15, 2001.]
OFFICE OF THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR,
ADMINISTRATOR complainant, vs . ALBERTO
V. GARONG, Court Interpreter III, Regional Trial Court, Branch 40,
Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro , respondent.
PEOPLE OF THE PHILIPPINES, plaintiff-appellee, vs. JOCELYN ACBANGIN y
2000-08-09 | G.R. No. 117216
The case is an appeal from the decision of the Regional Trial Court, Branch 19, Bacoor, Cavite,
CYNTHIA S. BOLOS Petitioner,vs.DANILO T. BOLOS, Respondent.
2010-10-20 | G.R. No. 186400
This is a petition for review on certiorari under Rule 45 of the Rules of Court seeking a review of the
December 10, 2008 Decisi
MILAGROS E. AMORES, Petitioner, versus HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
ELECTORAL TRIBUNAL and EMMANUEL JOEL J. VILLANUEVA, Respondents.
2010-06-29 | G.R. No. 189600
CARPIO MORALES, J.:
Via this petition for certiorari, Milagros E. Amores (petitioner) ch
Tawang Multi-Purpose Cooperative vs. La Trinidad Water District
2011-03-22 | G.R. No. 166471
Republic of the Philippines
G.R. No. 166471 March 22, 2011
TAWANG MULTI-PURPOSE COOPERATIVE Petitioner,
LA TRINIDAD WATER DISTRIC
ARLIN B. OBIASCA,  Petitioner, versus JEANE O. BASALLOTE, Respondent
2010-02-17 | G.R. No. 176707
When the law is clear, there is no other recourse but to apply it regardless of its perceived harshness.
Dura lex sed lex. Nonetheles
MANUEL G. ABELLO, JOSE C. CONCEPCION, TEODORO D. REGALA, AVELINO V.
CRUZ, Petitioners, versus COMMISSIONER OF INTERNAL REVENUE and COURT
OF APPEALS, Respondents.
2005-02-23 | G.R. No. 120721
This is a petition for revie
NIPPON EXPRESS (PHILIPPINES) CORPORATION, Petitioner, vs. COMMISSIONER
OF INTERNAL REVENUE, Respondent.
2013-03-13 | G.R. No. 196907
Before this court is a Petition for Review on Certiorari under Rule 45 of the Revised
JOSE A. ANGARA, petitioner, vs. THE ELECTORAL COMMISSION, PEDRO YNSUA,
MIGUEL CASTILLO, and DIONISIO C. MAYOR, respondents.
1936-07-15 | G.R. No. 45081
This is an original action instituted in this court by the petitioner, Jose A. Ang
[G.R. No. 92981-83. January 9, 1992.]
INTERNATIONAL PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.,
INC. petitioner, vs. HON.
SECRETARY OF LABOR and ASSOCIATED LABOR UNION (ALU),
E.B. Ramos & Associates for petitioner.
Celso C. Reales for privat
[G.R. No. 127882. January 27, 2004.]
LA BUGAL-B'LAAN TRIBAL ASSOCIATION, INC., represented by its
Chairman F'LONG MIGUEL M. LUMAYONG, WIGBERTO E. TAADA,
PONCIANO BENNAGEN, JAIME TADEO, RENATO R. CONSTANTINO,
JR., F'LONG AGUSTIN M. DABIE, ROBERTO P
[G.R. No. 106719. September 21, 1993.]
DRA. BRIGIDA S. BUENASEDA, Lt. Col. ISABELO BANEZ, JR. ENGR.
CONRADO REY MATIAS, Ms. CORA S. SOLIS and Ms. ENYA N.
LOPEZ petitioners, vs. SECRETARY JUAN FLAVIER, Ombudsman
CONRADO M. VASQUEZ and NCMH N