Prof Te: Legal Lesson on Service of Penalty

Prof. Theodore Te: Legal lesson on service of Penalty

Professor Theodore Te, who teaches Criminal Law in UP, explains the Sandiganbayan ruling convicting former First Lady Imelda Marcos of graft, under RA 3019.

In Rappler’s online column “Deep Dive” Professor Te, who served as Court Administrator until recently, touched on questions such as: the effect of age on the 89 year old Marcos serving her sentence; her absence in court on the day of promulgation as required under the Rules of Procedure; whether she can post bail in the event that she appeals the ruling to the Supreme Court; and the number of years she may have to serve her sentence, among other issues.

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  • Post last modified:September 8, 2020