Category Archives: Preliminary Conference

The determination of issues during the pre-trial conference bars the consideration of other questions, whether during trial or on appeal

Petitioner claims that respondent’s non-presentation of the insurance contract or policy between the respondent and the consignee is fatal to its cause of action. We do not agree. First of all, this was never raised as an issue before the … Continue reading

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Preliminary conference is meant to expedite the disposition of election cases and must, perforce, be obeyed.

In the instant case, the petitioner has utterly failed to show to the Court that the COMELEC, in issuing the assailed resolutions, acted capriciously, whimsically and arbitrarily, such that its act is annullable by the extraordinary writ of certiorari. The … Continue reading

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