ramon esguerra - updates

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Bong Revilla in plunder trial: I will be free soon

Aug 10, 2017 - 1:54 PM

Napoles lawyer also chimes in: It’s our impression that in the end it will benefit us

CONFIDENT. Detaned former senator Bong Revilla smiles after his plunder trial hearing at the Sandiganbayan on August 10, 2017. Photo by Darren Langit/Rappler

Ball starts rolling at last for PDAF scam plunder trials

Jun 22, 2017 - 7:20 PM

After Bong Revilla's plunder trial, Jinggoy Estrada is next, to be followed by former representative Edgar Valdez

Businessman Peter Lim appears at NBI, vows to cooperate in probe

Jul 21, 2016 - 7:16 PM

Peter Lim submits a 2 page letter to the National Bureau of Investigation Task Force on Illegal Drugs expressing his utmost cooperation to disprove his alleged drug links

PETER LIM AT NBI. Alleged drug lord Peter Lim is escorted by security after he shows up at the National Bureau of Investigation in Manila on July 21, 2016 to clear his name. Photo by Ben Nabong/Rappler

Lawyers in the RCBC scandal: High-profile, controversial

Apr 16, 2016 - 5:00 PM

The legal counsels of personalities in the biggest money laundering scandal to hit the Philippine banking industry have a string of controversial cases under their belt

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Mar 11, 2016 - 7:05 PM

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Corona's defenders: Life goes on

May 28, 2013 - 10:28 PM

Defense lawyers of dismissed chief justice Renato Corona admit that the high profile trial boosted their careers

Corona to apologize to impeachment court

May 24, 2012 - 5:27 PM

According to defense counsel Ramon Esguerra Chief Justice Renato Corona is determined to appear on Friday May 25

Rappler Newscast | May 23, 2012

May 23, 2012 - 8:49 PM

Renato Corona is a no show on day 41 A Basa daughter says Corona used his influence to win his wife’s libel cases And Dean Tony La Viña says Corona fails to live up to the rigor of truth

Defense team in disarray?

May 23, 2012 - 10:42 AM

Defense counsel Ramon Esguerra admits some lawyers may have thought of resigning because of surprising events from Chief Justice Renato Corona s appearance at his impeachment trial Tuesday May 22

What would Corona say? 10 key points

May 21, 2012 - 3:25 PM

Chief Justice Renato Corona takes the last stand as he testifies before the Senate Here s a preview of his make or break testimony

Defense: Corona will bare it all

May 08, 2012 - 8:18 PM

Chief Justice Renato Corona s lawyers say he will bear all once he takes the witness stand in his own impeachment trial

Corona makes changes in 2011 SALN - lawyer

May 04, 2012 - 7:25 PM

The Chief Justice made clarifications in his latest assets statement by putting the acquisition cost of his declared properties says one of his lawyers

The defense strategy

Mar 08, 2012 - 8:35 PM

The defense will focus on witnesses to contest article 2 and present documentary evidence for articles 3 and 7

EXPLANATIONS. Defense counsels of Chief Justice Renato Corona hold a press conference to explain cash under Corona's name. February 16, 2012.

Counsels didn't know about CJ media blitz plans

Mar 07, 2012 - 7:46 PM

Corona makes the round in media interviews prosecution disapproves

Defense unhappy with bank records, new sked

Mar 06, 2012 - 4:41 PM

The defense will insist that Corona s bank records are inadmissible as evidence; calls proposed new schedule unfair

Where have all the defense counsels gone?

Feb 07, 2012 - 8:08 PM

Majority of Corona s lawyers absent on Day 13

Defense motions a delaying tactic?

Feb 04, 2012 - 1:05 PM

If their motions are denied the defense pledges We will abide with the rules we will be compliant

FOR THE DEFENSE. Members of the defense team moving a lot of papers around.

#CoronaTrial: Day 11

Feb 02, 2012 - 8:07 PM

Day 11: Discussion on the disclosure of properties in SALNs; Estrada Escudero call on prosecution for presenting 45 properties list to public prior to trial

SENATOR-JUDGES. Members of the impeachment court get ready for day 11.

Defense: P34-M check proves BGEI exists

Feb 01, 2012 - 8:23 PM

They also lament the prosecution s continued trial by publicity vs Corona

#CoronaTrial: Day 8

Jan 30, 2012 - 9:03 PM

Day 8: Witnesses evidence related to Chief Justice Corona s Taguig Makati properties presented by prosecution

DAY 8. Senators before session starts on day 8.

Defense discredits Day 8 testimonies

Jan 30, 2012 - 8:31 PM

They insist Corona acted as an agent of his daughter in the McKinley purchase

Prosecution to present Coronas' travel records

Jan 29, 2012 - 3:30 PM

Defense retorts trial by publicity

Prosecution to present Coronas' travel records

Defense: Corona earned 'tax-exempt' income

Jan 26, 2012 - 10:39 AM

Prosecution insists the Coronas declared income could not justify houses they bought

Defense shrugs off prosecution's tax records

Jan 25, 2012 - 9:06 PM

The defense says they will use the same prosecution evidence to prove Corona s innocence

Defense sees 'the light of day'

Jan 24, 2012 - 6:41 PM

The prosecution s plea for more liberal rules indicates they re struggling with evidence say defense lawyers

Defense wants to stop 'ill-gotten' wealth issue

Jan 23, 2012 - 10:45 AM

Expect fireworks over this issue on Tuesday when trial resumes

Defense disappointed, but not discouraged

Jan 16, 2012 - 11:21 PM

“We are not satisfied that the results did not go our way But that is part of litigation ”

In defense of Corona

Jan 15, 2012 - 9:59 PM

Corona s team is led by a man unfazed by public opinion