Speech of Senator Francis Pangilinan explaining his verdict on Chief Justice Renato Corona, May 29, 2012

Speech of Senator Francis Pangilinan: Explaining his verdict on Chief Justice Renato Corona [Delivered on May 29, 2012] Kagalang-galang na mga kasamahan sa Impeachment Court, mga kababayan, magandang hapon po sa kanilang lahat. Hindi dineklara ni Ginoong Corona ang daang milyong piso at dolyar na mga account. Hindi niya idineklara taun-taon ang mga milyun-milyong pisong […]


Speech of Senator Sergio Osmeña III explaining his verdict on Chief Justice Renato Corona, May 29, 2012

Speech of Senator Sergio Osmeña III: Explaining his verdict on Chief Justice Renato Corona [Delivered on May 29, 2012] Mr. President, esteemed colleagues, honorable members of the House of Representatives, distinguished members of both the prosecution and the defense panels, my countrymen. In arriving at our decision today, we narrowed our concerns into four: Did […]


Speech of Senator Joker Arroyo explaining his verdict on Chief Justice Renato Corona, May 29, 2012

Speech of Senator Joker Arroyo: Explaining his verdict on Chief Justice Renato Corona [Delivered on May 29, 2012] I will not discuss what both the prosecution and the defense had already argued in the closing arguments. Mr. President, esteemed colleagues, impeachment is a political process, not a political assassination. An impeachment aspires to be a […]


Verdict of the Senate sitting as impeachment court, May 29, 2012

Republic of the Philippines Senate of the Philippines Pasay City Impeachment Court —– JUDGMENT The SENATE sitting as an Impeachment Court, having tried Renato S. Corona, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, upon three Articles of Impeachment charged against him by the House of Representatives, by a guilty vote of 20 Senators, representing at least […]


Speech of Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile explaining his verdict on Chief Justice Renato Corona, May 29, 2012

Speech of Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile: Explaining his verdict on Chief Justice Renato Corona [Delivered on May 29, 2012] Magandang hapon po sa inyong lahat. Unang-una, gusto kong pasalamatan ang aking mga kasama sa Senado na ngayon ay ginagampanan ang katungkulan bilang hukom dito sa paglilitis na ito sa kataas-taasang mahistrado ng Kataas-taasang Hukuman […]


Speech of Senator Manny Villar explaining his verdict on Chief Justice Renato Corona, May 29, 2012

Speech of Senator Manny Villar: Explaining his verdict on Chief Justice Renato Corona [Delivered on May 29, 2012] Mr. President, my esteemed colleagues, ladies and gentlemen. My vote is for the conviction of the chief justice. Let me explain. Nahirapan po ako dito sa aking desisyon na ito. Pinapanood ko pong mabuti ang mga hearing […]


Speech of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV explaining his verdict on Chief Justice Renato Corona, May 29, 2012

Speech of Senator Antonio Trillanes IV: Explaining his verdict on Chief Justice Renato Corona [Delivered on May 29, 2012] My verdict is guilty, and this is my explanation. Based on the evidence and admissions, Chief Justice Renato Corona had at least P80 million and $2.4 million which he did not disclose in his SALN. As […]