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Corona puts off appeal but SC still gets pleas vs verdict By Benjamin B. Pulta 06/01/2012

Friday, June 1, 2012

Corona puts off appeal but SC still gets pleas vs verdict

By Benjamin B. Pulta 06/01/2012

The lawyers of former Chief Justice Renato Corona will not pursue an option to question before the Supreme Court the decision of the Senate Impeachment court.

“He feels that this is the right thing to do since he did not take advantage of his position. He did not do harm upon anyone,” defense panel spokesman Tranquilino Salvador III said, adding that “(Corona) wanted to avoid what others think would be a possible constitutional crisis. He was thinking of the best interest of the country.”

“He said he’s already on a high ground when he waived (the confidentiality on) his bank accounts and disclosed what he had to disclose.”.... MORE

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