June 27, 2012
by Jordan Barry
JURIST Columnist Edsel Tupaz of Tupaz and Associates argues that the impeachment of the Philippine Supreme Court Justice offers possibilities to create new appointment procedures...In the aftermath of the May 29 impeachment verdict against Renato Corona, the position of the chief justice of the ...[read more]
June 11, 2012
by Leah Kathryn Sell
JURIST Columnist Edsel Tupaz of Tupaz & Associates and JURIST Guest Columnist Ira Paulo Pozon of the Office of the Vice President of the Philippines examine the constitutional vacuum that has been created in the aftermath of the high-profile impeachment of Chief Justice Renato Corona ... On ...[read more]
May 29, 2012
by Rebecca DiLeonardo
The Senate of the Philippines on Tuesday voted to remove Chief Justice Renato Corona on charges of violating the constitution through failure to declare his assets in a sworn statement. Renato was impeached on eight charges, but only one issue was brought to a vote. The most high profile of the ...[read more]
March 29, 2012
by Dwyer Arce
JURIST Columnist Edsel Tupaz of Tupaz & Associates says that the impeachment of Philippine Chief Justice Renato Corona highlights the tension between the constitutional authority of the judiciary and the elected branches of government...While the outcome of the impeachment trial against ...[read more]
February 29, 2012
by Dwyer Arce
JURIST Columnist Edsel Tupaz of Tupaz & Associates, and Guest Columnist Ira Paulo Pozon of the Office of the Vice President of the Philippines, argue that the deliberative process privilege has been misapplied by Philippine courts to encompass officials beyond the executive branch and should ...[read more]
February 25, 2012
by Dwyer Arce
JURIST Columnist Edsel Tupaz of Tupaz & Associates argues that extraordinary times in the Philippines might require extraordinary constitutional interpretation in the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona now before the Philippines Senate...Last Thursday, the presiding officer of ...[read more]
February 16, 2012
by Jamie Reese
Philippine President Benigno Aquino called for public support Thursday to encourage impeachment proceedings against Philippine Chief Justice Renato Corona. Aquino warned that the fight against corruption depended on the result of the impeachment. Aquino invoked the "people power" revolution, ...[read more]
February 11, 2012
by Dwyer Arce
JURIST Columnist Edsel Tupaz of Tupaz & Associates argues that the prosecutors in the impeachment of Philippine Chief Justice Renato Corona should look to recent and historical impeachment proceedings in the US as a model for the proceedings in the Philippine Senate...As the Philippines enters ...[read more]
February 6, 2012
by Dwyer Arce
JURIST Columnist Edsel Tupaz of Tupaz & Associates argues that despite statements to the contrary from some officials, the article of impeachment against Philippine Chief Justice Renato Corona based on his failure to fully disclose his assets is not without precedent...Is a misdeclaration, in ...[read more]
January 16, 2012
by Jerry Votava
The Philippine Senate on Monday began the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona for violating the constitution and the public trust in connection with the trial of former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, who originally appointed Corona to the Supreme Court. There are eight charges ...[read more]

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