The Articles of Impeachment against Chief Justice Renato C. Corona . including paragraphs and , of the Impeachment Complaint and on all the Articles. The impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno comes 5 years after her predecessor, the late Renato Corona, was. Tragically, the Verified Impeachment Complaint is not such a noble impeachment of Chief Justice Corona; facially, it is a challenge to certain.

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On December 12,of the members of the House of Representatives of the Philippines voted to transmit the page articles of impeachment against Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona. In connection with unremitted fiduciary funds, A. Oral argument of the prosecution during the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Corona, May 28, Rep. The Arroyos got their copies of the resolution and demanded that the same be served immediately on the Government invoking the Internal Rules.

As in any collegial body, the decision of the majority prevails, consistent with democratic processes, over the opposite view of the minority.

Cuevas said that “The fact alone that there is SALN is proof enough that he has filed and complied with the rules and regulation on the matter, that resolves the problem.

In fine, there has been no failure or refusal whatever to report the status of these funds. Senate President Ponce Enrile told that she had to comply with the said subpoena and give the said documents to the Senate.

CJ Corona admits that he and his wife purchased on coroha a sq. This comes as an anonymous source disclosed that Corona owns another condominium unit in nearby Bonifacio Ridge worth between 5 to 8 million pesos, and a house and lot at Quezon City. Failed to disclose to the public his statement of assets, liabilities, and net worth as required under the constitution. Firstly, lawyers and litigants often write the Supreme Court or the Chief Justice regarding their cases.

Nonetheless, the Answer noted that these amounts accumulated way back in The appointment of Corona was considered a “midnight appointment” — made just a month before the Aquino administration was to begin.

The Senate Secretary, acting as the clerk of court of the Senate sitting as an impeachment court, read the resolution prohibiting the presentation of evidence not related to Impeachmet or to his family, as well as the court’s decision not to allow presentation of evidence about Corona’s ill-gotten wealth.


They were treated as motions upon which the opposing party was required coroona comment. He furthers on that the matter is with the Senate and says the process is ongoing. Enrile coomplaint “they may discuss the procedure but not the content.

Full text of Corona’s reply to the impeachment complaint vs him

Senator Francis Escudero asked where did these come from, as possession of these documents was a violation of the Bank Secrecy Law; House prosecutor Reynaldo Umali said that a “small lady” handed the documents to him.

The entry of judgment made on said date was recalled by the Supreme Court. There is no turning back”. Annabelle Tiongson returned to the witness stand and told the court how Representative Jorge Banal approached her; she was shocked that Banal possessed what resembled the bank’s security cards. Today, the House of Representatives and the Executive Department have joined all their might, power and resources to impeach the Chief Justice.

One hundred eighty-eight members, almost double the required number, endorsed the complaint to the Senate. At any rate, CJ Corona has not prevented the public disclosure of his declarations of assets, liabilities, and networth.

The prosecution explained the connection with Castillo’s tax returns impeschment the case, saying that the Castillo couple did not have the financial resources to buy the property for P18 million from the Corona couple.

Complaimt Court shall, in consultation with its Members, decide on what action it will take. This was in response to a letter sent by PAL lawyer Estelito Mendoza pointing out a procedural lapse because the September 7 resolution was issued by the Second Division, when it should have been resolved by the Special Division that rendered the original decision.

PSBank also petitioned the Supreme Court to prevent them from testifying as it is against the Foreign Currency Deposits Act to publicize bank accounts on foreign currencies. The city assessor of Makatithe registers of deeds of Quezon City and Taguigand the property manager of The Columns property in Makati.

Lito Atienzathe former mayor of Manilawas the defense’s next witness. Tupas then informed the court that the prosecution had finished presenting witnesses for the second article of cmplaint.


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This caused a suit to be brought to the Supreme Court, in which the high tribunal ruled on March 17,that the ban on appointments does not cover the judiciary. The Supreme Court and the Chief Justice had no knowledge of or interest in the flight bookings of the Arroyos. The petitions were filed due to the alleged railroading of the impeachment complaint against the Chief Justice. Court employees, wearing black shirt or dress, staged rallies led by Court Administrator Marquez, in support of Corona.

It was only after the TRO was issued that all of a sudden, a case was filed in court [7] and a warrant for her arrest issued. The allegation is absurd, the truth of the matter being that the fiduciary funds and the misstated balance were all accumulated long before the tenure of CJ Corona. Although both president Benigno S. Consequently, and owing to the foregoing, not even the President of the Philippines as Chief Executive may pass judgment on any of the Court’s acts.

The rules are cognizant of the fact that human judges could err and that it would merely be fair and right for them to correct their perceived errors upon a motion for reconsideration. The impeachment complaint filed against her is also supported by Duterte, even after he previously said he will not meddle with the process.

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The impeachment complaint also questions the Supreme Court’s power to create the committee for encroaching upon the impeachment power of the House of Representatives. A public officer or employee impecahment, upon assumption of office and as often thereafter as may be required by law, submit a declaration under oath of his assets, liabilities, and net worth.

He only either concurred or dissented in them.