2014 Case Digests

2014 case digests and doctrines

POLITICAL LAW

  1. Shu v. Dee, G.R. No. 182573, April 23, 2014 (Brion: right to due process, right to be heard)
  2. GMA Network v. COMELEC, G.R. No. 205357, September 2, 2014 (Peralta: freedom of expression, of speech and of the press, airtime limits)
  3. Arigo v. Swift, G.R. No. 206510, September 16, 2014 (Villarama: writ of kalikasan, UNCLOS, immunity from suit)
  4. Hermano Oil Manufacturing & Sugar Corp v. Toll Regulatory Board, G.R. No. 167290, November 26, 2014 (Bersamin: easement of right of way, due process, equal protection, eminent domain)

LABOR LAW

  1. Alpha Ship Management Corporation v. Calo, G.R. No. 192034, January 13, 2014 (Del Castillo: seafarers, disability benefits)
  2. Sameer Overseas Placement Agency v. Cabiles, G.R. No. 170139, August 5, 2014 ( Leonen: section 10 of RA 8042 vis-a-vis section 7 of RA 10022)
  3. Grace Christian High School v. Lavandera, G.R. No. 177845, August 20, 2014 (Perlas-Bernabe: retirement pay benefits)
  4. Imasen Philippine Manufacturing v. Alcon, G.R. No. 194884, October 22, 2014 (Brion: sexual intercourse in workplace during work hours as serious misconduct)

CIVIL LAW

  1. Metropolitan Bank and Trust Company v. Rosales, G.R. No. 183204, January 13, 2014 (Del Castillo: breach of contract)
  2. Fil-Estate Properties v. Spouses Ronquillo, G.R. No. 185798, January 13, 2014 (Perez: financial crisis not a fortuitous event, interest on judgment award)
  3. Development Bank v. Guarina, G.R. No. 160758, January 15, 2014 (Bersamin: contracts, delay)
  4. Gonzalo v. Tarnate Jr, G.R. No. 160600, January 15, 2014 (Bersamin: void or inexistent contract)
  5. Eastern Shipping Lines v. BPI/MS Insurance Corp, G.R. No. 193986, January 15, 2014 (Villarama: negligence)
  6. First United Constructors Corporation v. Bayanihan, G.R. No. 164985,          January 15, 2014 (Bersamin: compensation)
  7. Bignay Ex-Im Philippines v. Union Bank, G.R. No. 171590, February 12, 2014 (Del Castillo: negligence)
  8. Philippine National Bank v. Dee, G.R. No. 182128, February 19, 2014 (Reyes: PD 957, mortgage over subdivision land or condominium lot subject to contract to sell)
  9. BJDC Construction v. Lanuzo, G.R. No. 161151, March 24, 2014 (Bersamin: negligence)
  10. Spouses Roque v. Aguado, G.R. No. 193787, April 7, 2014 (Perlas-Bernabe: contract of conditional sale, contract to sell, double sale)
  11. Orosco v. Spouses Domingo, G.R. No. 204029, June 4, 2014 (Velasco: simulation of contract, intestate proceeding)
  12. Okabe v. Saturnino, G.R. No. 196040, August 26, 2014 (Peralta: ex-parte petition for the issuance of a writ of possession)
  13. Bartolome v. SSS, G.R. No. 192531, November 12, 2014 (Velasco: civil status of adopted upon death of adopter, biological parent of adoptee as beneficiary)

TAXATION LAW

  1. Team Energy Corporation v. CIR, G.R. No. 197760, January 13, 2014 (Peralta: 120-30 day period rule re Section 112 (C) of the NIRC)
  2. CBK Power Company Limited v. CIR, G.R. Nos. 193383-84, January 14, 2015 (Perlas-Bernabe: tax treaty, ITAD ruling, tax refund)

MERCANTILE LAW

  1. SEC v. Santos, G.R. No. 195542, March 19, 2014 (Perez: SRC, unregistered broker or dealer)
  2. Primanila Plans v. SEC, G.R. No. 193791, August 6, 2014 (Reyes: SRC, registration statement, cease and desist order)
  3. Philippine Bank of Communications v. Basic Polyprinters, G.R. No. 187581, October 20, 2014 (Bersamin: FRIA, insolvency, rehabilitation plan)
  4. SEC v. CA, G.R. No. 187702, October 22, 2014 (Sereno: SRC, proxy, jurisdiction of SEC)
  5. Aquino v. Pacific Plans, G.R. No. 193108, December 10, 2014 (Peralta: FRIA, cram-down power of rehabilitation court)

CRIMINAL LAW

  1. People v. Jumawan, G.R. No. 187495, April 21, 2014 (Reyes: marital rape)
  2. People v. Feliciano, G.R. No. 196735, May 5, 2014 (Leonen: right to be informed of their offenses, disguise, res gestae, treachery)
  3. People v. Cahilig, G.R. No. 199208, July 30, 2014 (Carpio: qualified theft)
  4. People v. Petrus and Susana Yau, G.R. No. 208170, August 20, 2014 (Mendoza: kidnapping for ransom)
  5. Ombudsman v. Caberoy, G.R. No. 188066, October 22, 2014 (Reyes: oppression (administrative) and Sec. 3(e) and (f) of RA 3019 or the “Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act”)

REMEDIAL LAW

  1. Villareal v. Aliga, G.R. No 166995, January 13, 2014 (Peralta: who may appeal acquittal, proper remedy to assail acquittal)
  2. Worldwide Web Corporation v. People, G.R. No. 161106, January 13, 2014 (Sereno: quashing a search warrant)
  3. Spouses Marquez v. Spouses Alindog, G.R. No. 184045, January 22, 2014 (Perlas – Bernabe: right of possession, extrajudicial foreclosure, TRO, writ of preliminary injunction)
  4. Infant Caram v. Segui, G.R. No. 193652, August 5, 2014 (Villarama: writ of amparo)
  5. Heirs of Julao v. Alejandro, G.R. No. 176020, September 29, 2014 (Del Castillo: dismissal due to failure to allege assessed value of land)

LEGAL AND JUDICIAL ETHICS

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