CUEVAS MAINTAINS CJ’S RIGHT TO QUESTION RULING BEFORE SC
Senator-judges will not be rushed into issuing a verdict on Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona who is facing three impeachment charges immediately after hearing today the closing arguments of both the defense and prosecution panels, Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III said yesterday.
A number of senator-judges have expressed their desire to allow them to study the case, for the last time, and hand down their verdict Tuesday.
But more than pressing for more time in reviewing the case, some of them have voiced serious concern on rendering decision immediately after the closing arguments as some sectors might have the impression that they have prejudged the case..... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune