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Same unconstitutional problem?

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Same unconstitutional problem?

So who says the rule of law and upholding the Constitution are being adhered to in the country under Noynoy Aquino?

The Constitution is constantly being raped by government officials and yet they speak as though they are all law abiding citizens who moreover claim to be walking the “straight path.”

Far from it — as corruption can still be found everywhere in a government that claims to be taking the straight path.

In the case of the Constitution being raped, what can be easily seen is the fact that the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has been convened unconstitutionally, owing to the fact that there is no Chief Justice to call for its convening.

It is not the acting chief justice or a retired Supreme Court justice now a member of the JBC that is mandated by the Constitution to convene the JBC and open its selection process. That is already a violation of the Constitution — and the ones violating it are the very ones who are in both the high court and the members of a constitutional body known as the JBC..... MORE

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