Actions speak louder than words, and when Chief Justice Renato Corona walked out of the Senate session hall, all his fighting words, his eloquence, his courtroom drama, and his legal arguments were swept away in what many Senator-judges viewed as an act of utter disrespect, lawyer Adel Tamano says. - Tamano Perspective, ANC, May 24, 2012
As we get to the end of Chief Justice Renato Corona's impeachment trial, the Filipino people have learned a number of important lessons about democracy, the rule of law, governance, and our Constitution, lawyer Adel Tamano says.
The brawl between the celebrity spouses Claudine Barretto and Raymart Santiago and journalist Mon Tulfo stole the thunder from the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona, lawyer Adel Tamano says, until the defense unleashed a bombshell: the chief justice would be testifying before the impeachment court.
Senators may be politicians but once they take their oath as judges and put on their robes in an impeachment trial, they are mandated to act as judicial officers, lawyer Adel Tamano says.