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Inside story: Aquino feared another TRO fiasco »

POLITICAL CAUCUS President Aquino (center) sits down with his political allies and some of the 188 congressmen who voted to impeach Chief Justice Renato Corona for lunch at the Edsa Shangri-La hotel in Mandaluyong City on Tuesday. Among those who attended the caucus are (counterclockwise) House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr., Rep. Henry Cojuangco, Rep. Joseph Emilio Abaya, Rep. Arnulfo Fuentebella, Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa, Budget Secretary Florencio Abad, Rep. Antonio Alvarez, Rep. Neptali Gonzales II and Rep. Niel Tupas Jr. EDWIN BACASMAS The stunning move against Chief Justice Renato Corona has all the hallmarks of the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, that opened the Pacific chapter of World War II.

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Senator-judges in robes to take their oath Wednesday »

Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO The Senate will convene itself as an impeachment court and its members, wearing robes custom-made for the purpose, will take their oath as senator-judges when the session is adjourned Wednesday afternoon.

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Aquino thanks allies for action on Chief Justice »

President Benigno Aquino III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Now it can be told. President Benigno Aquino III on Tuesday said that he had initially restrained allies in the House of Representatives from moving against Chief Justice Renato Corona, but he supported efforts to impeach Corona when questionable decisions of the high court became too much for the people.

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Supreme Court: Corona will face trial »

Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona Chief Justice Renato Corona is willing to undergo an impeachment trial and will refute the charges against him “point by point,” the spokesperson of the Supreme Court said Tuesday.

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Senate to convene as impeachment court »

Senators agreed in a caucus held on Tuesday to convene the Senate as an impeachment court to try Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona.

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Corona won’t resign, to face impeach panel—Midas Marquez »

Jose Midas Marquez, the court’s administrator and spokesperson, told reporters that the 15-member tribunal was expected to resolve appeals, five months after it unanimously ordered the dismantling of the hacienda.. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Chief Justice Renato Corona will not resign, but will squarely face the impeachment case against him, Supreme Court Spokesman Jose Midas Marquez said.

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Corona impeachment a portent of ‘more political maneuvers’ vs judiciary—Midas »

The impeachment proceedings against Chief Justice Renato Corona is a product of an “ill-advised leadership,” Supreme Court Spokesman and Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez said on Tuesday.

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In The Know: The path of impeachment »

Chief Justice Renato Corona. INQUIRER file photo Under the Constitution, the House of Representatives has the exclusive power to initiate cases of impeachment against the President, Vice President, members of the Supreme Court and constitutional commissions, and the Ombudsman.

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Lawyers split over President-Chief Justice public spat »

Members of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) are divided over the public spat between President Benigno Aquino III and Chief Justice Renato Corona, although many of them believe that the move to oust Corona is extra constitutional, an IBP official said Monday.

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Corona: I will lead fight vs enemies of the court »

Chief Justice Renato Corona. INQUIRER file photo Hours before the House of Representatives moved to impeach him on Monday, Chief Justice Renato Corona revealed a clandestine attempt to unseat him “by any means, fair or foul,” and warned the move could “destroy our democracy.”

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188 solons impeach CJ Corona »

UNDER HEAVY FIRE “I assure you I do not intend to leave and do as they please,” says Chief Justice Renato C. Corona LYN RILLON Allies in the House of Representatives, seeking to appease an angry President Benigno Aquino III, on Monday swiftly impeached Chief Justice Renato Corona for interfering in the prosecution of former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

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