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Impeachment case VIEWPOINTS Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz 04/15/2012

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Impeachment case

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Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz
04/15/2012
\"Court,” “judges,” “prosecution,” “defense,” “witnesses,” “trial” — these are some of the standard terminologies used in the hearing of an Impeachment Case.

“Procedural Rule,” “Rule on Evidence” and the like — these are the usual trimmings that accompany the process in order to determine whether someone is eventually impeached, removed from office or otherwise.

Needless to say, considering the relative rarity, the big significance and impact of the process, the trial of an impeachment case is indeed interesting and even amusing at times.

The Legislative Department that makes the laws, the Executive Department that implements the laws made, and the Judicial Department that decides on the violations of existing laws — these are the three branches of government that are ordinarily involved in an impeachment case..... MORE

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