This page contains links and documents pertinent to the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato C. Corona. It is divided into three parts:
 
(I.) Links to the 1987 Constitution; rules of procedure on the impeachment trial; a glossary of legal terms; an infographic guide to impeachment; the articles of impeachment against the chief justice; a link to a page in the Senate website live streaming the trial; and other pages you may find useful.
 
(II.) Links to documents issued by the prosecution and defense; and
 
(III.) Links to files from the Senate sitting as an impeachment court.
 
 
 

Tally of votes:

To read the speeches of the Senator-Judges explaining their verdict, click on the image or click here.

Pages:

Impeachment: A political and historical guide

The Basics: Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth

Senate Resolution adopting the Rules of Procedure on Impeachment Trials

Senate Resolution No. 890 adopting certain rules of procedure and practice to govern impeachment proceedings in the Senate, November 2000

A Briefer on the Office of the Ombudsman

 

Resources: 

The 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines

A Glossary of Legal Terms used in the impeachment trial

 

The Articles of Impeachment against Chief Justice Renato C. Corona

December 12, 2011: In the matter of the impeachment of Renato C. Corona as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines Continue reading →

 

Defense

Prosecution

Chief Justice Corona’s reply to the Articles of Impeachment against him, December 12, 2011

Opening statement of the defense panel during the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Corona, January 16, 2012

Today, the House of Representatives and the Executive Department have joined all their might, power and resources to impeach the Chief Justice. This impeachment sends a chilling threat to the Supreme Court, to withhold the exercise of its judicial power and just let the President have his way. Unfortunately, his obsessive pursuit of his goal has, at times, resulted in the infringement of the law. Continue reading →

The defense’s Motion to Quash Subpoena, January 24, 2012

WHEREFORE, in view of the foregoing, Chief justice Renaro C. Corona respectfully prays that this Honorable Impeachment Court quash the Subpoena Duces Tecum Ad Testifacndum addressed to BIR Commissioner Kim Jacinto Henares, or in the alternative, issue an Order prohibiting her from testifying and presenting evidence on the Annual Income Tax Returns, Certificates of Income Tax Withheld on Compensation, Certificates of Income Payments not Subjected to Withholding Tax, and Certificates of Creditable Tax Withheld at Source of  Continue reading →

MEMORANDUM defense article II, January 24, 2012

Opposition to Request for Subpoena-banks, January 25, 2012

Motion to Inhibit Senator Drilon, January 26, 2012 

Compliance-list of witnesses (defense), January 31, 2012

Opposition to request for subpoenaPSBank, January 31, 2012

Opposition to request for subpoenaBPI, January 31, 2012

Opposition to request for subpoena–PAL, February 2, 2012

Motion to quash subpoena-BIR, February 6, 2012

Consolidated opposition and rejoinder, February 6, 2012

Motion to quash subpoena-BPI, PS Bank, February 7, 2012

Motion to defer action on subpoena of banks, February 8, 2012

Urgent petition for certiorari–CJ, February 8, 2012

Motion to stop reception (in relation to FASAP case and Article III), February 8, 2012

Motion to quash subpoena–Rustans, DEI, February 9, 2012

Manifestation re examination of BPI accounts, February 13, 2012

Motion to defer examination of bank accounts, February 13, 2012

Supplemental petition–CJ, February 13, 2012 

Reiterative motion to quash subpoena–BPI, PS Bank, February 15, 2012

Explanation re presscon-defense, February 17, 2012

Manifestation and explanation re presscon-Delos    Angeles, February 20, 2012

Memo re admissibility of bank accounts-defense,  February 20, 2012

Motion to suppress illegally obtained evidence, February 22, 2012

Reply to Comment Opposition to Motion to Suppress, March 7, 2012

Comment, objections to the Prosecution formal offer of evidence, March 7, 2012

Opposition to Reservation to Present Additional Evidence, March 7, 2012

Motion to Dismiss, March 8, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena-Bayuga (SC), March 12, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena-city assessor Makati, March 12, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena-city assessor QC, March 12, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena-city assessor Taguig, March 12, 2012

Motion to cite in contempt Rep. Neptali Gonzales Jr, March 12, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena-Guevarra (Secretary of SET), March 13, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoenae-Mosucla & Tecan (JHMC), March 13, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoenae-RD QC & Taguig, March 13, 2012

Request for the issuance of subpoena-Bisnar (Sheriff IV, RTC QC Branch 216), March 13, 2012

Request for the issuance of subpoena-Masangkay-Cristi (Clerk of court, RTC QC Branch 216), March 13, 2o12

Request for the issuance of subpoena-Salarda (Secretary of HRET), March 13, 2012

Request for the issuance of subpoenae-Kintanar, Lim (Ayala Land), March 13, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena-Diaz III (LRA), March 15, 2012

Request for the issuance of subpoena-Moises (Acting records officer, Manila), March 15, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena – Cadangen (OIC-Chief, BIR), March 20, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena – Lavilla (Supervising auditor, City of Manila), March 20, 2012

Request for Subpoena Leila De Lima, March 21, 2012

Motion to inhibit Sen. Angara, May 7, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena-Pineda, May 7, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoenae-Ombudsman etc, May 8, 2o12

Oral argument of the defense during the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Corona, May 28, 2012 (Dean Eduardo delos Angeles)

Oral argument of the defense during the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Corona, May 28, 2012 (Atty. Dennis Manalo)

Oral argument of the defense during the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Corona, May 28, 2012 (ret. Justice Cuevas)

The prosecution’s response to Chief Justice Corona’s statement, December 21, 2011

Appointment of prosecutors, January 16, 2012

Opening statement of the prosecution during the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Corona, January 16, 2012

As public servants, we took an oath to uphold the people’s will at all times. All who hold positions in the government of our Republic are accountable for their actions. Continue reading →

Notice of appearance-Daza, January 20, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena–NSO, January 20, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena-SEC, January 24, 2012

Counter memorandum on defense’s Motion to Quash Subpoena, January 25, 2012

WHEREFORE, premises considered, it is respectfully prayed that: (1) the reliefs prayed for in Corona’s Memorandum be denied; (2) the Prosecution be allowed to continue presenting evidence on Article II, including paragraphs 2.3 and 2.4, of the Impeachment Complaint and on all the Articles and their supporting allegations in the Impeachment Complaint; and (3) the Motion to Quash Subpoena (Issued to BIR Commissioner Kim Jacinto Henares) be denied and that she be allowed to testify and present in evidence the documents subject of the subpoena Continue reading →

Manifestation-assessors, January 25, 2012

Request for Issuance of Subpoenae-banks, January 25, 2012

Motion to withdraw request for subpoena-banks, January 25, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena-LTO, January 25, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena-COS SC, January 25, 2012

Request for Issuance of Subpoena-Filinvest Alabang, January 25, 2012

Compliance-list of witnesses (prosecution), January 27, 2012

Manifestation Re sequence of the Articles of Impeachment, January 30, 2012 

Manifestation re LTO witness, January 30, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena-CJSO, January 30, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena-COS SC etc, January 30, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena-BPI, January 31, 2012

Manifestation re: request for subpoenaBPI, February 1, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoenaPAL etc., February 1, 2012

Manifestation, reiteration re request for issuance of subpoena-PAL, February 2, 2012

Reply to opposition to request for subpoena–banks, February 2, 2012

Entry of appearance-Art 3, February 1, 2012

Request for subpoenae duces tecum SC records (Art 7)–February 2, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena-Camp John hay etc, February 3, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena-Basa Guidote, February 3, 2012

Supplemental request for subpoena, reply, February 3, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena duces tecum (Aggabao), February 3, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena-SC justices, February 6, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena-OP, DOJ, COA, February 6, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena-ALU vp, February 6, 2012

Manifestation re witnesses-Bayuga, Filinvest, Camp John Hay, February 6, 2012

Memorandum re ownership, February 6, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena duces tecum-ABSCBN Ging Reyes, February 7, 2012

Comment, opposition (motion to quash subpoena-banks), February 8, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena-Jimenez, Vizconde, February 8, 2012

Entry of appearance-Custodio jr, panganiban, February 8, 2012

Supplemental notice of parties’ oral depositions, February 8, 2012

Memo re power of senate to issue subpoena, February 8, 2012

Manifestation-Bondoc, February 9, 2012

Manifestation and motion-PAL, February 9, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena–Rustan’s, February 9, 2012

Opposition to motion to quash subpoena–Rustans, DEI, February 10, 2012

Memo re powers, duties of a CJ, February 11, 2012

Compliance re annexes to supplemental request, February 14, 2012

Entry of appearance-Art 7, February 14, 2012

Request fo subpoena-Salonga, Bautista, February 16, 2012

Request for subpoena-Abanador, February 16, 2012

Request for subpoena-Conato, February 16, 2012

Request for subpoena-Dimaandal, February 16, 2012

Request for subpoena-Javier, February 16, 2012

Request for subpoena-Losalla, February 16, 2012

Request for subpoena-Piedad, February 16, 2012

Request for subpoena-Vidal, February 16, 2012

Manifestation re De Lima, February 16, 2012

Memo re subpoena and search warrants-prosecution, February 20, 2012

Manifestation with motion for clarification-PAL, February 22, 2012

Entry of appearance-Gonzales, Baterna, February 22, 2012

Request for issuance of subpoena-Mendez, February 23, 2012

Request for subpoena – Bautista (DOJ), february 23, 2012

Request for subpoena-Matute-Dineros, February 23, 2012

Request for subpoena-Baltazar, February 23, 2012

Manifestation re witnesses-Art 3, February 24, 2012

Request for subpoena or invitation-Sereno, February 27, 2012

Request for subpoena-Roque, February 27, 2012

Letter to Justice Sereno, February 27, 2012

Motion to withdraw subpoena-Roque, February 28, 2012

Manifestation re motion to suppress illegally obtained evidence, February 28, 2012

Withdrawal of appearance – Aguirre, March 2, 2012

Formal offer of documentary evidence, March 2, 2012

Comment, opposition to motion to suppress illegally obtained evidence, March 5, 2012

Opposition to the request for issuance of subpoenae, March 12, 2012

Entry of Appearance-Rico, March 15, 2012

Compliance re how Cristina paid the condo in The Columns, March 20, 2012 

Motion re exhibit 163, March 20, 2012

Motion to quash subpoena (De Lima), May 4, 2012

Motion, request re docus submitted to the Presiding Officer, May 8, 2012

Oral argument of the prosecution during the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Corona, May 28, 2012 (Rep. Niel Tupas Jr.)

Oral argument of the prosecution during the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Corona, May 28, 2012 (Rep. Fariñas)

Oral argument of the prosecution during the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Corona, May 28, 2012 (House Speaker Belmonte)

 

The Senate (sitting as an impeachment court)

Opening statement of Senate President Enrile during the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Corona, January 16, 2012

Today, we begin to perform a solemn task that the sovereign people, through the Constitution they ordained, have reposed upon us, the Senators of the Republic. We convene as a body of jurors to try and render judgment on the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court under the Articles of Impeachment filed with the Senate by 188 members of the House of Representatives. Continue reading →

Order of Senate Re subpoena of developers, January 30, 2012

Order of Senate re Art 2, January 30, 2012

Resolution of the Senate re issuance of subpoena-banks, February 6, 2012

Subpoena PS Bank, February 6, 2012

Subpoena BPI, February 6, 2012

MR (letter) – Senator Santiago, February 7, 2012

Resolution of Senate re issuance of subpoena to SC Justices, February 8, 2012

Resolution of Senate re MR of Senator Santiago, February 9, 2012

Notice re resolution of Senate-TRO, February 13, 2012

Resolution of Senate on motion to suppress illegally obtained evidence, March 6, 2012

Resolution of Senate re formal offer of evidence, March 12, 2012

Subpoena Atty V C Cadangen, March 20, 2012

Subpoena Elinore Lavilla, March 20, 2012

Subpoena Leila de Lima, March 21, 2012

Subpoena – Bello, May 8, 2012

Subpoena – Carpio-Morales, May 8, 2012

Subpoena – Hontiveros, May 8, 2012

Subpoena – Keh, May 8, 2012

Subpoena – Tiu Santos, May 8. 2012

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

Other documents issued in relation to the trial

PS Bank petition to restrain impeachment court from disclosing foreign currency deposits, February 7, 2012

Temporary restration order from the Supreme Court, February 9, 2012 

Notice re resolution of SC – records

Speech of Chief Justice Corona at the Ateneo Law School, February 10, 2012

The Presidential Spokesperson on the statement of the defense panel of the Chief Justice, February 12, 2012

The Presidential Spokesperson on the Senate caucus on the Supreme Court TRO, February 13, 2012

The Chief Justice on his impeachment trial, February 13, 2012

The Presidential Spokesperson’s response to the press statement of Chief Justice Corona, February 13, 2012

SC notice re subpoenas and letters, February 14, 2012

Speech of President Aquino at the anniversary of Tagumpay ng Bayan, February 16, 2012

The Chief Justice on President Aquino’s speech at the anniversary of Tagumpay ng Bayan, February 17, 2012

Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Valte on the statement of Renato Corona, February 17, 2012

The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas on the PSBank examination, February 21, 2012

The Anti-Money Laundering Council on the PSBank president’s testimony, February 21, 2012

Comment to SC petitions, February 27, 2012

Comment to CJ petition, February 28, 2012

Comment to PS Bank petition, February 28, 2012

Letter from Sec de Lima re subpoena, May 7, 2012

Letter-Risa Hontiveros, May 14, 2012

The Presidential Spokesperson on the opening statement of Mr. Corona, May 22, 2012 (with supplement)

The Presidential Spokesperson on the testimony of Mr. Corona, May 25, 2012

Statement of Renato Corona on the Senate’s verdict, May 29, 2012

Statement: The Deputy Presidential Spokesperson on the conviction of Renato Corona, May 29, 2012

Statement of President Aquino on the conviction of Renato Corona, May 30, 2012

JBC call for applications and recommendations for Chief Justice, June 4, 2012

Rulings of the impeachment court

Rulings of the impeachment court, January 2012

Rulings of the impeachment court, February 2012

Rulings of the impeachment court, March 2012

Official records of the impeachment trial

 January 16, 2012

January 19, 2012

January 26, 2012

February 1, 2012

February 7, 2012

February 9, 2012

February 15, 2012

February 21, 2012

February 27, 2012

March 12, 2012

March 15, 2012

March 21, 2012

May 8, 2012

May 16, 2012

May 25, 2012

January 17, 2012

January 24, 2012

January 30, 2012

February 2, 2012

February 8, 2012 (1)

February 13, 2012

February 16, 2012

February 22, 2012

February 28, 2012

March 13, 2012

March 19, 2012

March 22, 2012

May 14, 2012

May 22, 2012

May 28, 2012

January 18, 2012

January 25, 2012

January 31, 2012

February 6, 2012

February 8, 2012 (2)

February 14, 2012

February 20, 2012

February 23, 2012

February 29, 2012

March 14, 2012

March 20, 2012

May 7, 2012

May 15, 2012

May 23, 2012

May 29, 2012