Heinous Crime Law/Child Abuse

HEINOUS CRIME LAW (RA 7659, Dec. 31, 1993) The constitutional proscription against the imposition of the death penalty was lifted with the enactment of RA 7659, otherwise known as the Heinous Crime Law, which took effect 15 days after publication on December 16, 993, that is on December 31, 1993. (People v. Martin Simon, 234…