The Chief Justice on trial: How the senators voted. Senator-judges voting to convict Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona Tuesday would likely get the votes come reelection time in 2013, an election analyst said.
Renato C. Corona (born October 15, 1948) is the 23rd and current Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. He was appointed to the Court on April 9, 2002 by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. On May 12, 2010, two days after the 2010 elections and a month before Arroyo’s term expired, Corona was appointed […]
House prosecutor Rodolfo Fariñas on Monday described as “palusot” (excuse) Chief Justice Renato Corona’s explanations on why he did not declare some of his assets, including multimillion peso and multimillion dollar accounts, in his statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN). House prosecutor Rodolfo Fariñas on Monday described as “palusot” (excuse) Chief Justice Renato […]
Chief Justice Renato Corona is wheeled out of the Senate session hall after he was discharged by Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile. Corona had walked out after his testimony. His lawyers claimed he suffered from a hypoglycemic episode, or low blood sugar. Corona is a diabetic. Chief Justice Renato Corona reappears in a wheelchair after […]
Chief Justice Renato Corona kept more than $12 million in “fresh deposits” in five banks where he maintained 82 dollar accounts between April 2003 and early this year, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales on Monday testified at the Senate impeachment trial of Corona. Morales said fresh deposits referred to deposits that did not move. “They remained […]
On May 7, the Senate sitting as an impeachment court resumes the trial of impeached Chief Justice Renato Corona. The defense team is expected to continue its presentation of witnesses and evidence in a bid to debunk the arguments of the prosecution, who have accused Corona of betrayal of public trust and culpable violation of […]