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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The impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno comes 5 years after her predecessor, the late Renato Corona, was removed from office. A little over 5 years later, his successor Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is facing the same challenge as the House committee on justice hears an impeachment complaint filed by lawyer Larry Gadon. What are the differences — and similarities — in these two cases thus far?

This will be updated as proceedings continue. The complaint filed by lawyer Larry Gadon against Sereno is being tackled by the House committee on justice. Unlike the Sereno complaint, which has so far taken two whole days of committee hearings, the complaint against Corona went directly to the Senate which acted as the impeachment court. The Corona complaint had the support of legislators.

The complaint against Sereno filed by Gadon, meanwhile, was endorsed by only 25 legislators. CJ Sereno asks lawmakers to choose democracy over partisan interest.

Alvarez doesn’t want repeat of ‘unfair’ Corona impeachment for Sereno. It can be remembered that during the impeachment trial of Corona, the House prosecution was heavily criticized for lack of preparation. After all, it was only a little over a month between the day the House impeached Corona and the first day of the historic trial. In the case of Sereno, the complaint filed by Gadon includes in its grounds for impeachment “numerous acts that comprise culpable violation of the Constitution, corruption, other high crimes, and betrayal of public trust.

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Why petitioners want Sereno impeached.

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The complaint lists supposed instances of delays and falsification of resolutions coroa temporary restraining orders. It also lists Sereno’s alleged manipulation of the Judicial and Bar Council shortlist for vacancies in the Sandiganbayan and Supreme Court. How Sereno answered her impeachment complaint.

She has, however, consistently denied these accusations.

Summary of the Chief Justice’s earnings, expenses. He was eventually convicted impeacment culpable violation of the Constitution and betrayal of public trust after being found guilty by the impeachment court.

Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona impeached

The fall of Renato Corona. Other grounds for impeachment against Corona included the dubious nature of his appointment as Chief Justice to the Supreme Court as then president Gloria Macapagal Complwint was concluding her term as president. The appointment of Corona was considered a “midnight appointment” — made just a month before the Aquino administration was to begin. The complaint against Corona also included a betrayal of public trust “through his track record marked by partiality and subservience in cases involving the Arroyo administration.

Both Sereno and Corona have been publicly called out by presidents. Then president Benigno Aquino III consistently lashed out against Corona, calling his removal as key to achieving transparency and reforms in the judiciary. Aquino, however, corons already divested his shares in Corona found guilty, removed from office. Sereno, meanwhile, has been asked various times by President Rodrigo Duterte to resign.


The impeachment complaint filed against her is also supported by Duterte, even after he previously said he will not meddle with the process. In October, he challenged both Sereno and Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales to resign together with him because of the corruption allegations they face.

This article will be updated as the impeachment proceedings continue.

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