Articles tagged as Philippine Law

The Philippine legal system is a mixture of customary usage, Roman (civil law) and Anglo-American (common law) systems, and Islamic law. Students interested in Philippine law can find a selection of essays and case summaries here.

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Penal Laws of the Philippines

International Law

The penal laws of the Philippines have general application, which means that it binds all people who live or sojourn in the Philippines....

Last modified: 21st Sep 2021

The Anti Plunder Law in Philippines

Constitutional Law

Soon after resigning as President of the Philippines in January 2001, petitioner Joseph Estrada was charged at the Sandiganbayan for several ......

Last modified: 20th Aug 2019

Criminal Liability May Be Partially or Totally Extinguished

Criminal Law

Extinction of Criminal Liability Criminal liability may be partially or totally extinguished. Total Extinction means that the entire penalty is......

Last modified: 14th Aug 2019

Visitation as a Matter of Right

Family Law

Visitation right is the right of access of a noncustodial parent to his or her child or children...

Last modified: 23rd Jul 2019

Philippines Has a Civil Legal Tradition

International Law

The Philippines is located between the South China Sea on the west and the Philippine Sea on the east. It is composed of more than 7,000 islands. I......

Last modified: 23rd Jul 2019

The Right of Custody in the Supreme Court

Family Law

The children are always the victims. The ensuing battle for custody of the minor children is not only a thorny issue but also a highly sensitive......

Last modified: 22nd Jul 2019

The Duties of the Ombudsman

Administrative Law

THE OMBUDSMAN AND HIS DEPUTIES, as protectors of the people shall act promptly on complaints filed in any form or manner against officers ......

Last modified: 18th Jul 2019

Unresolved Territorial Disputes in Southeast Asia

International Law

Introduction In South East Asia (SEA), just like any other regions conflicts still exists. However, compared to other regions, the numbers ......

Last modified: 17th Jul 2019

Legal Infringements on the Freedom of Expression

Constitutional Law

Since the right or freedom of expression is not absolute, there are legal exceptions that allow the State to 'infringe' on Mass Media’s......

Last modified: 7th Jun 2019