Constitutional Law II

Outline version

  • [v.1.0] SY 2012-2013, First Semester
  • [v.1.1] SY 2013-2014, First Semester
  • [v.2.0] For future use

Flow of Discussion and Readings

I. General Considerations [v.1.1]

II. Fundamental Powers of the State

II-A Police Power [v.1.1]
II-B Power of Eminent Domain [v.1.1]
II-C Power of Taxation [v.1.1]

III. Bill of Rights Proper

III-A Due Process and Equal Protection of the Law
    A Due Process [v.1.1]
    B Equal Protection of the Law [v.1.1]
III-B Non-Impairment of Contracts [v.1.1]
III-C Freedom of Expression, Press, Association, and Assembly [v.1.1]
    A Freedom of Expression / Speech
    B Freedom of the Press
    C Right of Assembly
    D Right of Association
III-D Freedom of Religion [v.1.1]
III-E Liberty of Abode and Travel
    A Liberty of Abode
    B Right to Travel

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III-F Freedom of Information and Right to Privacy
    A Freedom of Information
    B Right to Privacy
III-G Rights against Unreasonable Search and Seizure, and Illegal Arrests
    A Rights against Unreasonable Search and Seizure
    B Right against Illegal Arrests
III-H Writs of Habeas Corpus, Amparo, and Habeas Data
    A Privilege of the Writ of Habeas Corpus
    B Writ of Amparo
    C Writ of Habeas Data
III-I Rights of Persons Under Custodial Investigation
III-J Right to Bail
III-K Rights of an Accused
    A Presumption of Innocence
    B Privilege against Self Incrimination
    C Right to speedy, impartial and public trial
    D Right to Speedy Disposition of Cases
    E Punishments
    F Others
        1 Involuntary servitude
        2 Non-Imprisonment for debt
        3 Ex post facto laws
        4 Bills of Attainder
        5 Double Jeopardy


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