J. Jackson: Supreme Court NOT final because infallible, infallible only because final

The Supreme Court in 2012 by https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supreme_Court_of_the_Philippines
Justice Robert Jackson put it with eloquence: The Supreme Court is not final because it is infallible; it is infallible because it is final. And because its decisions are final, even if faulty, the Supreme Court has had much occasion to mention that, "There must be every energy expended to ensure that the faulty decisions are few and far between."
In fact, in that case of Spouses Sadik v. Casar (A. M. No. MTJ-95-1053, January 2, 1997), the Court emphasized, "The integrity of the judiciary rests not only upon the fact that it is able to administer justice, but also upon the perception and confidence of the community that the people who run the system have done justice."

Although errors committed by the Supreme Court are only a few and are far apart, lawyers, bar candidates and law students somehow have a way to trace such errors and discuss them in academic forua. Below is a list of those pieces of jurisprudence that just, with all due respect to the Supreme Court, seem not right.
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