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The folly of impeachment FRONTLINE Ninez Cacho-Olivares 05/30/2012

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

The folly of impeachment

FRONTLINE
Ninez Cacho-Olivares
05/30/2012
Many may not realize it as yet, but whatever the verdict, what will become evident is that the independence of the Supreme Court and the entire judiciary will have been damaged — especially if conviction sets in.

If an acquittal verdict is handed down, the vindictive Noynoy will not stop hounding the Chief Justice — as he would have already planned yet another impeachment complaint — as he himself had admitted.

Such threats and acts in themselves already provide the chill factor in the judiciary, enough for this branch of government to start pleasing the executive by ruling favorably on whatever and however his administration wants it to rule.... MORE
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