Behind the scenes: The CJ impeachment trial

Posted at 06/02/12 4:16 PM

The CJ 'Walkout' (Part 1)
The impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona took a dramatic turn when he appeared as a witness last May 22. However, his appearance stoked controversy when he suddenly walked out from the Senate hall without having been discharged by the impeachment court. -- Ryan Chua, Patrol ng Pilipino

The Senate Verdict (Part 2)
In a vote of 20-3, the Senate sitting as an impeachment court found Chief Justice Renato Corona guilty of betrayal of public trust and culpable violation of the Constitution for failing to disclose his wealth in his Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net worth. With Corona's conviction, experts weighed in on the effects of his impeachment on the country. -- Ryan Chua, Patrol ng Pilipino