List of Philippine legal doctrines

Here are some named legal doctrines used in Philippine law:

  • doctrine of attractive nuisance
  • doctrine of non-suability of the government - doctrine of immunity from suit - doctrine of governmental immunity from suit - doctrine of state immunity - doctrine of sovereign immunity
  • doctrine of primary jurisdiction
  • doctrine of renvoi
  • doctrine of piercing the veil of corporate entity
  • doctrine of exhaustion of administrative remedies
  • doctrine of "operative facts"
  • doctrine of last clear chance - doctrine of supervening negligence - doctrine of discovered peril
  • doctrine of res judicata
  • doctrine of processual presumption
  • doctrine of statistical improbabilities
  • doctrine of unforeseen events
  • doctrine of conclusiveness of judgment
  • doctrine of non-interference
  • doctrine of pari delicto
  • doctrine of qualified political agency
  • doctrine of real and hypothecary nature of maritime law
  • doctrine of rational equivalence
  • Aguinaldo doctrine
  • doctrine of corporate negligence
  • doctrine of necessary implication
  • doctrine of ostensible agency
  • doctrine of apparent authority
  • doctrine of estoppel - doctrine of promissory estoppel
  • doctrine of corporate responsibility
  • doctrine of privileged communication
  • doctrine of lis pendens
  • DOCTRINE OF SECONDARY MEANING
  • doctrine of judicial stability
  • doctrine of legal entity of the separate personality of the corporation
  • doctrine of self-help
  • doctrine of presumed identity
  • doctrine of separation of powers
  • doctrine of finality of judgment
  • doctrine of "imputed negligence"
  • doctrine of forum non conveniens
  • doctrine of presumption of regularity in the performance of official duty
  • doctrine of implied municipal liability
  • doctrine of res ipsa loquitur
  • doctrine of equitable recoupment
  • doctrine of laches - doctrine of stale demands
  • doctrine of absolute privilege
  • doctrine of ripeness for judicial review
  • doctrine of stare decisis et non quieta movere - doctrine of stare decisis
  • doctrine of mortgagee in good faith
  • doctrine of immutability and inalterability of a final judgment
  • doctrine of "mechanical equivalents"
  • doctrine of supervening event
  • Cunanan doctrine
  • doctrine of bar by prior judgment - doctrine of conclusiveness of judgment
  • doctrine of eo nomine
  • doctrine of equivalents
  • DOCTRINE OF "COMMAND RESPONSIBILITY" (EO 226, s. 1995)
  • doctrine of "Let the buyer beware" - doctrine of caveat emptor
  • doctrine of prior restraint
  • doctrine of quantum meruit
  • doctrine of implications
  • doctrine of "strained relations"
  • doctrine of "inverse condemnation"
  • doctrine of prejudicial question
  • doctrine of waiver
  • doctrine of in pari delicto
  • doctrine of the law of the case
  • doctrine of jus soli - doctrine of jus sanguinis
  • doctrine of parens patriae
  • doctrine of "compassionate justice"
  • doctrine of 'political question'
  • doctrine of corporate negligence
  • act of state doctrine
  • doctrine of executive privilege
  • doctrine of merger
  • doctrine of non-delegation
  • doctrine of co-equal or coordinate departments
  • doctrine of holdover
  • doctrine of absorption of common crimes (Hernandez doctrine)
  • doctrine of res gestae
  • doctrine of adherence to precedents
  • doctrine of ultra vires
  • doctrine of privity of contract
  • doctrine of relation back
  • doctrine of condonation
  • doctrine of limited liability
  • doctrine of interlocking confessions
  • doctrine of vicarious liability
  • doctrine of respondeat superior - doctrine of facit per alium
  • doctrine of public policy
  • doctrine of the third group
  • doctrine of malicious prosecution
  • doctrine of res perit domino
  • doctrine of fraus et jus nunquam cohabitant
  • doctrine of separability
  • doctrine of part performance
  • doctrine of deference and non-disturbance
  • doctrine of quantum meruit
  • doctrine of waiver of double jeopardy
  • doctrine of supremacy of law
  • doctrine of substantial compliance
  • doctrine of liberal construction of retirement laws
  • doctrine of lis pendens
  • doctrine of mortgagee in good faith
  • doctrine of presumptive grant
  • doctrine of protection against compulsory disclosures
  • doctrine of notice
  • doctrine of mutuality of remedy
  • doctrine of conclusiveness of the factual findings
  • doctrine of qualified political agency
  • doctrine of sole and exclusive competence of the labor tribunal
  • doctrine of loss of confidence
  • doctrine of disregarding the distinct personality of the corporation - doctrine of alter ego
  • doctrine of agency by estoppel
  • doctrine of admissions
  • doctrine of reasonableness and intention
  • doctrine of proximate cause
  • doctrine of separate corporate personality
  • DOCTRINE OF LIBERAL CONSTRUCTION OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE RULES OF PROCEDURE
  • doctrine of hierarchy of courts
  • doctrine of management prerogative
  • doctrine of successor-employee
  • doctrine of actio personalis moritur cum persona
  • doctrine of vagueness
  • doctrine of overbreadth
  • doctrine of lack of capacity to sue
  • doctrine of presumptive compensability
  • doctrine of separation of church and state
  • doctrine of part performance
  • doctrine of judicial supremacy
  • doctrine of completeness
  • doctrine of pro reo
  • doctrine of ratification
  • doctrine of fair comment
  • doctrine of election of remedies
  • doctrine of indefeasibility of a Torrens Title
  • doctrine of constructive trust
  • doctrine of subrogation
  • doctrine of implied trust
  • doctrine of incompatibility of public offices
  • doctrine of assumed risks
  • doctrine of comparative negligence