Cases in Points

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Site Description: I'm a law student, these are a collection of case digests I've written. Digests are from SC decisions which I've read in whole. I made this with the hope of helping other law students in their study, but really digests are just a guide. Lov
Date Joined: Jan 6, 2010

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Hacking and the Law
on Apr 11, 2010IntroductionOn August 21, 2000, Philippine authorities dropped all criminal charges filed against Onel De Guzman and Reomel Ramones, persons accused of unleashing the ILOVEYOU worm which infected computers worldwide in May 2000 and caused an esti...

Limbona vs. Mangelin
on Jan 13, 2010 in Limbona vs. Mangelin case digest decentralization of power local autonomy Public Corporation Law Limbona vs. Mangelin decentralization of administration GR No. 80391 28 February 1989Facts: Petitioner, Sultan Alimbusar Limbona, was elected Speaker of the Regional Legislative Assembly or Batasang Pampook of Central Mindanao (Assembly). On October 21, 1987 Congressman Datu Guimid Matalam, Chairman of th...

San Juan vs. Civil Service Commisssion
on Jan 13, 2010 in local autonomy Public Corporation Law San Juan vs. CSC case digest San Juan vs. CSC GR No. 92299, 19 April 1991Facts: The Provincial Budget Officer of Rizal (PBO) was left vacant; thereafter Rizal Governor San Juan, peititioner, nominated Dalisay Santos for the position and the latter quickly assumed position. However, Director Abel...

Aznar vs. Court of Tax Appeals
on Jan 5, 2010 in Aznar vs. CTA Aznar vs. CTA case digest Tax 1 GR No. 20569, 23 August 1974Facts: Petitioner, as administrator of the estate of the deceased, Matias H. Aznar, seeks a review and nullification of the decision of the Court of Tax Appeals ordering the petitioner to pay the government the sum of P227...

Sison vs Ancheta
on Jan 5, 2010 in Sison vs. Ancheta Sison vs. Ancheta case digest Consti 2 Tax 1 GR No. L-59431, 25 July 1984Facts: Section 1 of BP Blg 135 amended the Tax Code and petitioner Antero M. Sison, as taxpayer, alleges that "he would be unduly discriminated against by the imposition of higher rates of tax upon his income arising from...

Municipality of Makati vs. Court of Appeals
on Jan 5, 2010 in Municipality of Makati vs. CA Public Corporation Law Tax 1 Municipality of Makati vs. CA case digest G.R. Nos. 89898-99 October 1, 1990 Facts: Petitioner Municipality of Makati expropriated a portion of land owned by private respondents, Admiral Finance Creditors Consortium, Inc. After proceedings, the RTC of Makati determined the cost of the said...

Commissioner of Internal Revenue vs. Cebu Portland Cement Co.
on Jan 4, 2010 in CIR vs. Cebu Portland Cement Co. CIR vs. Cebu Portland Cement case digest Tax 1 G.R. No. L-29059, 15 December 1987 Facts: CTA decision ordered the petitioner CIR to refund to the Cebu Portland Cement Company, respondent, P 359,408.98 representing overpayments of ad valorem taxes on cement sold by it.  Execution of judgemen...

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