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Wrap up? FRONTLINE Ninez Cacho-Olivares By Ninez Cacho-Olivares 02/01/2012

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Wrap up?

FRONTLINE
Ninez Cacho-Olivares
By Ninez Cacho-Olivares 02/01/2012
The prosecution, through one of its spokesmen, Rep. Miro Quimbo, said in an interview that the prosecution will wrap up its charge on Article 2, which has to do with the charge of failure of Chief Justice Renato Corona to disclose his SALn, and proceed with Article 3, which alleges that Corona “committed culpable violations of the Constitution and betrayed the public trust by failing to meet and observe the stringent standards under Article VIII, Section 7 (3) of the Constitution that provides that “(a) member of the judiciary must be a person of proven competence, integrity, probity and independence.”

But what makes the prosecution think that it can just wrap up Article 2 and slide into Article 3, which is a different article, by next week?

When the prosecution says that it is done with its first charge, or has rested, as court language says, it is usually the turn of the defense to disprove that which the prosecution claims it has proved..... MORE

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