Former Chief Justice Renato Corona said he has no regrets in making a stand and will continue doing so for the sake of judicial independence. In a statement, Corona said: “I express my deep appreciation to the Filipino people for giving me the distinct privilege of serving this nation in various official capacities and ultimately […]
Senator-judge Miriam Defensor Santiago handed down on Tuesday afternoon, May 29, her verdict on Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona Impeachment Trial case – NOT GUILTY! Watch the video below as captured live on Ustream: Miriam Defensor Santiago Voted “Not Guilty”
The 22 Senator-judges on Tuesday, May 29, handed down their verdict on Chief Justice Renato Corona Impeachment Trial related to betrayal of public trust for failing to disclose his true wealth in his Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net worth (SALN) as required under the Constitution – and 20 of them found Chief Justice Corona […]
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 […]
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 […]