What is Rebus sic stantibus?

It is a fundamental change of circumstances which has occurred with regard to those existing at the time of the conclusion of a treaty, and which was not foreseen by the parties. General Rule: It is not a valid ground for termination of treaties. Exceptions: The existence of those circumstances constituted an essential basis of... Continue Reading →

Simplifying the Rules governing the validity of marriage (2002, 2004, 2006, 2009, 2010 Bar)

Political and International Law: National Territory and Declaration of Principles and State Policies

Preliminary Provisions and Basic Concepts A. National Territory Article 1 of the 1987 constitution provides that : "The national territory comprises the Philippine archipelago, with all the islands and waters embraced therein, and all other territories over which the Philippines has sovereignty or jurisdiction, consisting of its terrestrial, fluvial and aerial domains, including its territorial... Continue Reading →

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