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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Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona impeached

Enrile then approved Santiago’s motion asking both the prosecution and defense the exact number of witnesses they will present. It is regrettable that Lauro Vizconde remained during the meeting, rest assured, however, that this is a result of etiquette and manners, and not any evil intention to connive or commit any act in violation of ethical norms. Tiangco said that the complaint was approved without the members of Congress scrutinizing it.

I’ve read the Rappler privacy statementsite use policycomment moderation policy. In particular, Section 9 states that the appointment of Supreme Court Justices can only be made by the President upon the submission of a list impeachhment at least three nominees by the JBC; Section 4 1 of the Article mandates the President to fill the vacancy within 90 days from the occurrence of the vacancy.

L, 19 January Chief Justice Corona likewise prays for all other reliefs just and equitable under the premises. Justice Nachura belonged to the Third Division, when under applicable rules, jurisdiction over the case remained with his former Division. Further, Complainants assail par. However, for lack of the required number of votes to overturn the 18 November Decision and 31 March Resolution, the Court denied the second motion for reconsideration in its 28 April Resolution.

The Supreme Court and the Chief Justice had no knowledge of or interest in the flight bookings of coroha Arroyos. Select gender Male Female. The Supreme Court en banc did not act with undue haste.

In this case, however, the requirement of verification is not a mere procedural rule but a constitutional requirement.

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

Democratic senator Warren takes major step towards White House bid U. Otherwise, impeachable officers will ckrona vulnerable to scheming individuals concocting sham impeachment charges to accomplish their selfish agendas. Section 4 1 and Section 9 of this Article are the provisions specifically providing for the appointment of Supreme Court Justices.


Lito Atienzathe former mayor of Manilawas the defense’s next witness.

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Indeed, impeachmet the time came for President-elect Aquino to take his oath, he opted to do so before Justice Conchita Carpio-Morales.

All who hold positions in the government of our Republic are accountable for their actions.

And if that judge is the one designated by the constitution to exercise the jurisdiction of his court, as is the case with the Justices of this Court, the deprivation of his or their judicial power is equivalent compliant the coroja of the judicial power of the court itself.

During the presidential election campaign ofcandidate Noynoy Aquino had vowed to send Gloria Arroyo to jail for graft and corruption if he was elected president.

Articles of Impeachment against Chief Justice Renato Corona

Whether he be the Chief Justice or the most junior associate, his vote is of equal weight with that of the others. Actually, what the Constitution provides is that a public officer shall, upon assumption of office and as often as may be required by law, submit a declaration under oath of his assets, liabilities, and net worth.

The factual accuracy of parts of this article those related to article may be compromised due to out-of-date information. The Answer stressed that the question on whether the disbursement vouchers for the JDF and SAJ in the year Corona became Chief Justice were reported to the resident COA auditor for post-audit is a matter that can easily be determined by checking with the records of the COA [ permanent dead link ].

Ordanes is not cross-examined as is discharged once he finished marking the documents. Please try again later. One of the reasons underlying the adoption of Section 15 as part of Article VII was to eliminate midnight appointments by an outgoing Chief Executive, as contemplated in Aytona v. Nonetheless, the creation of the committee was a collegial act of the Court which cannot be attributed to one person alone. The court then hears the testimony of Araceli Bayuga.

If according to section 4 of said Article VIII, “the Supreme Court shall be composed” of the Chief Justice and Associate Justices therein referred to, its jurisdiction can only be exercised by it as thus composed. The Chief Justice or the Senior Member of the Court may direct the conduct of a special raffle, in accordance with the following procedure: As of the promulgation of the resolutions above on 18 JanuaryCJ Corona—by decision of the Supreme Court—need not remit unclaimed fiduciary funds of private parties, including interest, until a law is passed authorizing the escheat or forfeiture of such unclaimed funds in favor of the state.


The Senate then announced that they voted 13—10 to uphold the Supreme Court’s restraining order. Millora contended that the impeachment case did not go through constitutional means as it was passed “undue haste, railroaded, fast-tracked, and signed but not sworn to by the respondent lawmakers.

It is not surprising that the Arroyos and their lawyers apparently prepared for the chance that the Supreme Court might favorably act on their applications for TRO and so, had their plans in place.

Comlaint allegation in par. Intermediate Appellate Court; and People v. We convene as a body of jurors to try and render judgment on the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court under the Articles of Impeachment filed with the Senate by members of the House of Representatives. Surely, CJ Corona is not being impeached for alleged offenses of his wife.

Audit Observation Memorandum and A. Home Documents on the Corona impeachment trial Documents on the Corona impeachment trial.

The petitions were filed due to the alleged railroading of the impeachment complaint against the Chief Justice. Journalist Raissa Robles released on a blog a list of properties in the United States the Coronas allegedly lived at. BPI submitted evidence to the Senate pertaining to Corona’s bank impeachjent worth 12 million pesos as of Enrile also allowed the presentation in the articles in the following order: Although some Justices may not have received copies of the petition, the Member-in-Charge of the case prepared and furnished the other Justices copies of a detailed report on the petition and recommending the issuance of a TRO.

They bring with them a diversity of views, which is what the Constitution prizes, for it is this diversity that filters out blind or dictated conformity. The allegation compliant absurd, the truth of the matter being that the fiduciary funds and the misstated balance were all fomplaint long before the tenure of CJ Corona.

Bayuga’s cross examination continued.