Category Archives: Distinction

Can the mayor be compelled by writ of mandamus to perform discretionary function?

The crux of the instant controversy is whether respondent mayor can be compelled by a writ of mandamus to grant petitioners application for a renewal of a business permit to operate an arrastre service at the Municipal Port of Hilongos … Continue reading

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Conclusion of law and finding of fact distinguished

A conclusion of law is a determination by a judge or ruling authority regarding the law that applies in a particular case. It is opposed to a finding of fact, which interprets the factual circumstances to which the law is … Continue reading

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