Hindi pa natapos ang sakit ng ulo ni Merceditas Gutierrez sa pagbibitiw niya bilang Ombudsman. Kailangan niya kasing salagin ngayon ang mga kasong kriminal na gustong ihain ng ilang mambabatas. Isa namang associate justice ng Korte Suprema ang gustong gawing bagong Ombudsman ni Pangulong Aquino. Magba-Bandila si Gretchen Malalad. Bandila, Mayo 2 2011, Lunes.
A Judicial Bar and Council member tasked with recommending prospective candidates for the position of Ombudsman, revealed the names of lawyer Jose Manuel "Chel" Diokno, former senator Wigberto Tanada and former Agrarian Reform Secretary Rene Villa as possible candidates for the position of Ombudsman.
MANILA, Philippines - Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez may be out of office by May 6 but that doesn’t mean Former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s political power has been diminished.
MANILA, Philippines - At least 5 of Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez's subordinates were willing to testify against her in the Senate impeachment trial, particularly in the "whitewash" of the Mega-Pacific poll automation case, one of the House impeachment prosecutors said Monday.
The lawyer of the outgoing Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez cited the reasons for his client's sudden resignation. According to Atty. Salvador Panelo, Gutierrez's sick mother, husband's deteriorating health and extreme stress caused the Ombudsman to resign from office.