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De Castro accuses Sereno of deception

Nov 29, 2017 - 4:12 PM

(3rd UPDATE) 'I can't stand idly by when the collegial decision of the SC is being set aside,' says Justice De Castro, referring to the creation by Sereno of a new court office. The Sereno camp says JDO is no different from RCAO.

Justice Teresita De Castro testifies before the House Committee on Justice and Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez during Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes during the Impeachment proceedings on Wednesday. Photo by DARREN LANGIT

Garcia on Sereno impeachment: It's 'democracy in action'

Nov 20, 2017 - 1:16 PM

Ranking House members defend the lower chamber from speculation as it continues to tackle an impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno

SERENO IMPEACHMENT. Deputy Speakers Garcia and Garin defend the House as it tackles the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

CJ Sereno asks lawmakers to choose democracy over partisan interest

Sep 13, 2017 - 1:32 PM

On the impeachment complaint filed against her the Sereno camp says The determinations of the House Committee appear to be inconsistent with its findings and actions in similar proceedings in the past

'IT DOES NOT AFFECT ME.' Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno addresses the impeachment threats against her during a media forum in Cebu City on August 24, 2017. Photo by Gelo Litonjua/Rappler

#ThewRap: Things you need to know, August 31, 2017

Aug 31, 2017 - 9:57 AM

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MESSAGING. President Rodrigo Duterte defends his threats to kill, saying on August 30, 2017, that they can be defended even in front of Jesus Christ. Malacañang photo

Sereno impeachment: Supreme Court OKs release of documents to aid VACC complaint

Aug 08, 2017 - 6:06 PM

For a second impeachment complaint lawyer Larry Gadon asks for more documents including the results of the Chief Justice s psychological examinations

REQUEST GRANTED. Supreme Court Spokesman Theodore Te announces on August 8, 2017 that the en banc has approved the release of documents to groups seeking the impeachment of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno. Photo by Lian Buan/Rappler

Rappler Newscast | January 29, 2014

Jan 29, 2014 - 8:35 PM

Criminal charges set against Corona wife More police torture victims surface Obama vows to end inequality in SOTU

Is Corona entitled to retirement pay?

Dec 02, 2013 - 3:19 PM

The High Court is expected to tackle the issue in January 2014

Senators: There was P50M, but not for Corona conviction

Sep 26, 2013 - 4:55 PM

Senator Jinggoy Estrada says it s impossible his colleagues weren t given the same letter from Drilon notifying them of the P50 million extra fund

NOT JUST ME. Senator Jinggoy Estrada says it's impossible he was the only senator who got the letter from Drilon about the additional P50 milion after Chief Justice Corona's conviction. Photo by Albert Calvelo/Senate PRIB

Not a bribe, just an ‘appeal’ – Jinggoy

Sep 25, 2013 - 8:45 PM

Senator Estrada says he was approached by a person who even drove him to Malacañang in an effort to get him to vote for the Chief Justice s conviction

CORONA REWARD? Sen Jinggoy Estrada says Drilon wrote a "private and confidential letter memorandum" about the allocation of P50 million for each senator who voted to convict Corona. Photo by Albert Calvelo/Senate PRIB

Jinggoy: P50M for each convict-Corona vote

Sep 25, 2013 - 5:59 PM

Indicating how the administration misused discretionary funds too he says Drilon released the amount to each senator after they voted to convict the Chief Justice

Sri Lanka chief justice walks out of impeachment hearing

Dec 06, 2012 - 9:28 PM

The move to impeach Bandaranayake the country s first female chief justice came after she scuppered a bill that would have given more powers to President Mahinda Rajapakse s younger brother Basil who is economic development minister

PNoy: 'Outsider' CJ distinct possibility

Jun 01, 2012 - 3:21 PM

The President says tradition has not always been good for the country citing the tradition of secrecy practiced by the Supreme Court itself

President Aquino

#CoronaTrial: Day 36 LIVE BLOG

May 08, 2012 - 2:15 PM

Here are the highlights from Day 36 of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona

#CoronaTrial: Day 35 LIVE BLOG

May 07, 2012 - 2:22 PM

Here are the highlights from Day 35 of the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona

Prosecutors in the dark about Corona’s dollar accounts - Quimbo

May 03, 2012 - 4:23 PM

The prosecutors don t want unnecessary delays in the trial

IN THE DARK. Prosecution spokesperson Miro Quimbo says the Ombudsman's order surprised him (file photo)

Replay: Familiar moments in Corona, Erap trials

Mar 28, 2012 - 4:35 PM

Some moments in the Corona trial look very familiar like we witnessed them once before during the impeachment trial of Joseph Estrada

#TalkThursday: Survey says...

Mar 22, 2012 - 10:41 PM

Talk Thursday this March 22 2012 features Pulse Asia President Ronald Holmes

Senator-judges furious over '45 properties'

Mar 21, 2012 - 12:17 AM

The impeachment court berates the prosecution and the defense witness for presenting an inaccurate document to the public and the senator judges

Corona trial not hurting economy, businessmen say

Mar 13, 2012 - 8:14 PM

Philippine businessmen say impeaching the Chief Justice is boosting business confidence or at the very least not hurting it


Sereno exaggerating, Carpio ambitious - Corona

Mar 07, 2012 - 10:39 AM

Chief Justice Renato Corona attacks justices in public but says the Supreme Court remains unaffected by controversies

Expunge Annex A? It's not our evidence, says prosecution

Mar 05, 2012 - 9:41 PM

Inadmissible or not Annex A was never presented as evidence

When prosecutor Aguirre 'unfollowed' Miriam

Feb 29, 2012 - 7:09 PM

Netizens weigh in on Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago s outburst after prosecutor Vitaliano Aguirre covered his ears while an irate Santiago was speaking

IN CONTEMPT? Prosecutor Vitaliano Aguirre covers his ears while Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago speaks, forcing her to ask the Senate impeachment court to cite him in contempt.

REPLAY: Day 25 (click here for other clips)

Feb 28, 2012 - 6:00 PM

Corona Trial on day 25

The Arroyo TRO: What happened behind the scenes

Feb 22, 2012 - 6:12 PM

The Supreme Court s issuance of a TRO that favored former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo shows a divided Court

Senate will probe BSP-PSBank controversy

Feb 22, 2012 - 1:41 PM

The Senate committee on banks not the impeachment court will investigate the BSP led audit that allegedly targeted Corona

Dollar accounts exist, but leaked records 'fake'

Feb 09, 2012 - 4:22 PM

Bank records were supposedly leaked to the prosecution panel by a small lady

RELUCTANT WITNESS. PSBank President Pascual Garcia III

SC justices hold crucial session

Feb 09, 2012 - 8:39 AM

Will they grant their own Chief s petition to stop the release of his bank documents and halt his ongoing trial?

WILL THE TRIAL PROCEED? The Supreme Court will decide on the petitions filed by Chief Justice Renato Corona. Photo taken last November 2011.

REPLAY: Day 11 (click here for other clips)

Feb 02, 2012 - 3:57 PM

Corona Trial on day 11

REPLAY: Day 10 (click here for other clips)

Feb 01, 2012 - 5:39 PM

Corona Trial on day 10

REPLAY: Day 9 (click here for other clips)

Jan 31, 2012 - 8:16 PM

Corona Trial on day 9

REPLAY: Day 8 (click here for other clips)

Jan 30, 2012 - 6:14 PM

Corona Trial on day 8

REPLAY: Day 7 (click here for other clips)

Jan 26, 2012 - 6:53 PM

Corona Trial on day 7

Who is Arthur Lim?

Jan 25, 2012 - 8:25 PM

He handled a case that eventually forced the resignation of an SC justice

REPLAY: Day 6 (click here for other clips)

Jan 25, 2012 - 7:40 PM

Corona Trial on day 6

REPLAY: Day 5 (click here for other clips)

Jan 23, 2012 - 8:07 PM

Corona Trial on day 5

REPLAY: Day 4 (click here for other clips)

Jan 19, 2012 - 8:31 PM

Corona Trial on day 4

REPLAY: Day 3 (click here for other clips)

Jan 18, 2012 - 8:47 PM

Corona Trial on day 3