Statutory Rights of the Accused in the Philippines; The important Key Points

Statutory Rights are the enactment of rights provided by the State or Government. An accused in a criminal proceeding has an entitled right to defend himself in the court. Continue reading Statutory Rights of the Accused in the Philippines; The important Key Points

WHAT ARE MIRANDA RIGHTS AND HOW IT STARTED

Miranda Rights is a constitutional privilege and must be performed during an arrest. The accused has the right to remain silent and can request a legal counsel on his behalf. Anything he says can be used against him. If he cannot provide an attorney he will be given one. Continue reading WHAT ARE MIRANDA RIGHTS AND HOW IT STARTED

Art 1 of the Revised Penal Code : The three cardinal principles of the Philippine penal laws explained

The penal laws in the Philippines observed several principles in application of the law. In the Revised Penal Code (RPC), in particular, here are the three cardinal principles: 1. Generality 2. Territoriality 3. Prospectivity According to the book of Regalado, … Continue reading Art 1 of the Revised Penal Code : The three cardinal principles of the Philippine penal laws explained