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Miyerkules, Pebrero 29, 2012

aw Abiding Citizens: Musings on Corona Trial

As provided for under the 1987 Philippine Constitution, Chief Jus­tice Renato Corona may only be con­victed of the charges against him by concurrence of two-thirds of all the members of the Senate. The fact that the present Constitution entrusted the impeachment trial to the Senate of the Philippines may mean that it was not intended as a purely legal pro­cess but largely a political exercise, a polity exercise so to speak wherein the constituents are represented sup­posedly by statesmen who looks only after the general welfare of the country and ideally not motivated by personal biases nor by party af­filiation. This means that the Sena­tors may or may not decide based on evidence or on hard facts

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