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Crucial CJ testimony faces tough hurdles By Angie M. Rosales, Fernan J. Angeles and Gerry Baldo 05/21/2012

Monday, May 21, 2012

CONTROVERSIAL DOLLAR ACCOUNTS KEY TO SENATE COURT VOTE

Crucial CJ testimony faces tough hurdles

By Angie M. Rosales, Fernan J. Angeles and Gerry Baldo 05/21/2012

Impeached Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona faces a paradox when he appears to testify before the Senate impeachment court tomorrow to primarily answer several allegations hurled at him as senator-judges plan a vote on whether or not to comply with the Supreme Court restraint order on making public the contents of his dollar accounts while the Palace stated that it is convinced that Corona should be convicted “regardless whether the chief magistrate has one or 82 dollar accounts.”

Corona’s lawyers had said the Supreme Court head would bare all regarding his banking accounts in his testimony.

Senator-judges, on the eve of Corona’s testimony, indicated holding a likely caucus to vote on the opening of his alleged dollar accounts, a decision that will reflect their decision whether to obey the high court’s temporary restraining order (TRO) on its being bared to the public..... MORE

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