Wednesday, August 3, 2011
Noel G. Villaroman (Monash University - Faculty of Law) has posted Laws and Jurisprudence on Graft and Corruption (3rd Edition) (N. Villaroman, LAWS AND JURISPRUDENCE ON GRAFT AND CORRUPTION, 3RD EDITION, Central Book Supply, 2010) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:
This book discusses the major anti-corruption laws in the Philippines today and the two primary institutions created to fight corruption in the country – the Office of the Ombudsman and the Sandiganbayan. It is designed to assist prosecutors, defense lawyers, journalists, public officials and indeed any person interested in Philippine anti-corruption legislation. It aims to help the reader identify the realm of proscribed conduct and determine whether a corruption offense has been committed in a given set of facts. This book presents the texts of the following anti-corruption laws and the relevant Supreme Court decisions explaining their meaning and application.