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#CoronaTrial lawyers remember Cuevas

Feb 10, 2014 - 12:11 PM

Lawyers from both sides of the Corona impeachment trial honor the legal luminary who died Sunday

IN HIS ELEMENT. In this photo, lawyer Serafin Cuevas speaks during the cross-examination of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales (lower right) at the impeachment trial of former Chief Justice Renato Corona, 15 May 2012. File photo by Emil Sarmiento

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

'Smiling' Garcia pleads not guilty

Mar 22, 2013 - 3:53 PM

Suspended Cebu Gov Gwen Garcia faces the Sandiganbayan which then lifted an order to arrest her

Gwen Garcia to appear in court - lawyer

Mar 22, 2013 - 7:16 AM

Or will she get arrested?

WILL SHOW UP. Suspended Cebu Governor Gwendolyn Garcia promised to appear before the Sandiganbayan on March 22 after the court ordered her arrest on March 21.

Gwen's lawyers ready for oral arguments

Jan 05, 2013 - 5:15 PM

Principal lawyer Tranquil Salvador says he is confident the 12th division of the Court of Appeals will heed their petition

Why the defense sees Corona acquittal

May 28, 2012 - 9:42 AM

The defense s 3 main arguments include: a defective complaint non disclosure done in good faith and Corona not committing an impeachable offense

OUT OF THE LOOP. Defense counsels of Chief Justice Renato Corona did not know about the order of the Ombudsman requesting Corona to explain his assets.

Behind the scenes of Corona's walk out

May 23, 2012 - 9:48 PM

Rappler traces the events of Tuesday May 22 and goes behind the scenes on the day Corona abruptly left the witness stand

Rappler Newscast | May 21, 2012

May 21, 2012 - 8:19 PM

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Is the Ombudsman a hostile witness?

May 13, 2012 - 4:10 PM

This is a potentially a contentious issue when the Ombudsman testifies at the Chief Justice s impeachment trial

Corona vs the Ombudsman: What is at stake?

Corona won't change his mind - defense

May 11, 2012 - 9:14 PM

Debunking speculations defense counsels say the Chief Justice will testify and face his accusers

The Passion of Corona? Impeachment Holy Week edition

Apr 02, 2012 - 11:53 AM

From the legal and the political prosecutors and defense counsels turn religious in arguing the Corona impeachment case

Cuevas back to ‘energize defense’

Mar 21, 2012 - 2:28 PM

The so called energizer and father of the defense panel is back after resting due to illness

Corona’s SALN ‘errors’: Negligence or impeachable offense?

Mar 19, 2012 - 8:23 PM

Prosecutors and defense counsels clash on whether errors in the SALN constitute an impeachable offense

Prosecution to revive issue on Corona’s 'ill-gotten wealth'

Mar 14, 2012 - 9:30 PM

The prosecution said it will present rebuttal evidence on Corona s alleged ill gotten wealth after the defense supposedly re opened the issue

Take witness stand, Corona urged

Mar 11, 2012 - 11:53 PM

After Corona visited TV and radio stations Enrile Malacañang and the prosecution want to see the Chief Justice on the witness stand

Prosecution: We're done

Feb 28, 2012 - 10:39 PM

Prosecution rests case on day 25 says it is confident with evidence submitted

PROSECUTION RESTS. Lead prosecutor Niel Tupas Jr. told the court the prosecution will drop other articles of impeachment. February 28, 2012. Natashya Gutierrez.

Defense needs '3 to 4 weeks' to present evidence

Feb 27, 2012 - 3:16 PM

Defense welcomes statements from the prosecution that it will wrap up its case next week

Enrile: Impeachment not a criminal trial

Feb 23, 2012 - 5:21 PM

As such it need not hew to the stricter standards of criminal proceedings

Defense warns of mistrial anew

Feb 22, 2012 - 12:29 AM

Is the defense setting the stage for a mistrial?

New suspect in leak of documents

Feb 21, 2012 - 9:48 AM

PSBank President Pascual Garcia III divulges on day 20 of the impeachment trial that an audit by BSP hand in hand with the AMLC targeted Chief Justice Renato Corona s accounts in late 2010

DAY 20. Natashya Gutierez tells us about the new suspect in the leak.

Defense: BSP 'leak' has huge impact on evidence

Feb 20, 2012 - 8:58 PM

The defense says the leak of bank documents from a BSP led audit may make evidence pertaining to Corona s accounts inadmissible in court

Little Lady, Banal and more questions

Feb 17, 2012 - 7:14 AM

The mystery on the prosecution s source of Corona s alleged bank records deepens with a witness pointing to Rep Bolet Banal

ANALYSIS DAY 17. Rappler Ayee Mararaig explains through graphics.

Defense: Cash under Corona's name not all his

Feb 16, 2012 - 9:12 PM

The law says however that all assets of the CJ s wife must also be declared in his SALNs

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

Defense saddened by PNoy speech

Feb 16, 2012 - 2:14 PM

Defense counsel comments on President Aquino s latest tirade against Corona

Oops, Corona not on message

Feb 13, 2012 - 11:04 PM

Chief Justice Renato Corona calls his impeachment trial a fraud while his spokespersons say they respect the process

The defense's roller coaster day

Feb 08, 2012 - 11:09 PM

When their opportunity comes later in the trial the defense says they will be able to explain the Coronas millions

JUDD ROY III. The defense seeks relief from the High Court on Day 14..

Where have all the defense counsels gone?

Feb 07, 2012 - 8:08 PM

Majority of Corona s lawyers absent on Day 13

'One-of-a-kind': Senate summons Corona bank records

Feb 07, 2012 - 3:12 AM

In an extraordinary ruling the Senate decides in favor of liberality to open the bank records of Chief Justice Renato Corona

ONE OF A KIND. Sen. Tito Sotto reads the Senate's decision to allow the issuance of a subpoena for Corona's bank records.

Day 12 'tragic' for the defense

Feb 06, 2012 - 9:04 PM

Corona s lawyers argue that proceedings should not be inquisitorial

Monday caucus: secrecy or transparency?

Feb 05, 2012 - 7:52 PM

This age old question will be the crux of a Senate caucus on petitions to summon bank and Supreme Court records

CLOSE OR OPEN BOOKS? The Senate will decide on requests to subpoena bank and Supreme Court records.

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.

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

Prosecution witness helped defense

Jan 31, 2012 - 7:52 PM

Public losing faith in the prosecution says defense counsel

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

On sub judice and gag orders

Jan 26, 2012 - 6:40 PM

Gag orders are regarded as prior restraints on the freedom of speech and freedom of the press


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