Landmark cases re contempt of court

Here's a list of important pieces of jurisprudence when it comes to direct and indirect contempt proceedings. Each case gives enlightenment on the application and interpretation of Rule 71 of the Rules of Court. Please click each item to start reading. This list is updated from time to time.

[1] Rodriguez vs. Blancaflor, G.R. No. 190171, March 14, 2011;
[2] Judge Dolores Espanol vs. Atty. Benjamin Formoso, G.R. No. 150949, June 21, 2007;
[3] Mallari vs. Government Service Insurance System, G.R. No. 157659, January 25, 2010;
[4] Tabujara vs. Judge Asdala, A.M. No. RTJ-08-2126 [Formerly OCA I.P.I. No. 08-2896-RTJ], January 20, 2009 Jan 20, En Banc;
[6] Tokio Marine Malayan Insurance Company Inc. vs. Valdez, G.R. No. 150107, January 28, 2008; and
[7] Philippine Deposit Insurance Corporation (PDIC) vs. Philippine Countryside Rural Bank, Inc., G.R. No. 176438, January 24, 2011.