A timeline on Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona
Created by jomalig on Dec 12, 2011
Last updated: 03/25/13 at 12:27 PM
MANILA - The Supreme Court (SC) has created a committee to review the compliance of its officers and employees and that of the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) with the proper filing of their Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN).
MANILA - The daughter and son-in-law of former Chief Justice Renato Corona again appeared at the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Friday for the continuation of the hearing on their tax evasion case.
MANILA - Carla Corona Castillo and husband, Constantino Castillo, III personally filed their respective counter-affidavits with the Department of Justice (DOJ) panel investigating the tax evasion charges against them slapped by the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR), and urged the panel to dismiss the "baseless and vexatious" charges.
MANILA, Philippines - The House minority on Wednesday urged the Aquino administration to spare former Chief Justice Renato Corona and his family from cases of forfeiture and tax evasion.
MANILA, Philippines - Supreme Court (SC) Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio is ready for his public interview with the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) in his bid to be the next Chief Justice.
Sa kauna-unahang pagkakataon sa kasaysayan ng Pilipinas, niyanig ng isang matinding impeachment trial ang Korte Suprema. Noong katapusan ng Mayo, hinatulan ng impeachment court na nagkasala si Chief Justice Renato Corona.
At least 11 nominees, including Justices Arturo Brion and Roberto Abad, have agreed to vie for Chief Justice, based on latest data from JBC. Among those who have accepted their nominations are Jose Manuel Diokno, Rodolfo Robles, Rene Sarmiento, Manuel Siyangco Jr., Cesar Villanueva and Ronaldo Zamora.
MANILA, Philippines (1st UPDATE) - For the first time in history, the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has approved the live coverage of public interviews of nominees and applicants for the post of Chief Justice.
List of nominees for Chief Justice (as of 4:45 p.m. Friday, June 15)
MANILA, Philippines (5th UPDATE) - Three incumbent Associate Justices of the Supreme Court (SC) are the latest addition to the growing number of nominees for the position of Chief Justice.
MANILA, Philippines - The 11-3 vote of the Supreme Court that gave the green light to the P1.8 billion purchase of the precinct count optical scan (PCOS) machines by the Comelec is an aftermath of the ouster of former Chief Justice Renato Corona, a lawyer representing the petitioners said.
MALOLOS, Bulacan (UPDATE 1) - Right in front of the birthplace of the Malolos Constitution and the first Philippine republic, President Aquino vowed to defend the values that the country’s founding fathers fought for.
MANILA, Philippines - These were the very words of martyred Chief Justice Jose Abad Santos to Filipino soldiers in Bataan during Word War II. These are the same words former Chief Justice Reynato Puno, the predecessor of impeached Chief Justice Renato Corona, wants officials and employees of the Judiciary to keep in mind during these trying times for the 3rd branch of government.
MANILA, Philippines - Acting Supreme Court Chief Justice Antonio Carpio on Monday said the country must move on after the impeachment of former chief justice Renato Corona.
MANILA, Philippines - Former Chief Justice Renato Corona is not about to give up on his campaign for Judicial Independence. And he is bent on devoting the rest of his life to the cause, even outside of the halls of the Supreme Court (SC).
MANILA, Philippines – Former Chief Justice Renato Corona and his family attended a private thanksgiving mass in Makati on Thursday.
MANILA, Philippines - Former Associate Justice Serafin Cuevas, the lead defense lawyer of deposed Chief Justice Renato Corona, will receive a lifetime achievement award from the University of the Philippines Alumni Association (UPAA) this year.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday honored its own members for their work on the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona. Congressmen-prosecutors, private prosecutors, their secretariat and media team were all honored separate resolutions adopted by the plenary.
MANILA, Philippines - Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV confirmed Wednesday that he will be running under the administration ticket but as an independent candidate.
MANILA, Philippines - The Palace believes that the verdict of the Senate impeachment court on former Chief Justice Renato Corona cannot be appealed.
MANILA, Philippines - President Aquino is looking for a chief justice who will implement judicial reforms and “cleanse the ranks of the judiciary," Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda said Tuesday.
MANILA, Philippines - Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez said he believes he can work with acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio amid the widely publicized tiff the latter had with deposed Chief Justice Renato Corona, whom Marquez served as spokesman for a year.
MANILA, Philippines (2nd UPDATE) – Former Chief Justice Renato Corona was discharged from the hospital on Saturday after being confined for more than a week.
The impeachment trial of former 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. -- Patrol ng Pilipino
MANILA, Philippines - Thanks to the impeachment trial of chief Justice Renato Corona, expect the following words to make their way into a conversation soon.
MANILA, Philippines - The Supreme Court has yet to determine if it will give a retirement ceremony to ousted Chief Justice Renato Corona, a high court official said Thursday.
MANILA, Philippines - Have an “AAA” for a party-list name? You won’t exactly be first in the ballot.
MANILA, Philippines - Former Supreme Court spokesman and current Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez must also go, Akbayan partylist group said Thursday.
MANILA, Philippines - The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) will kickstart on Monday the selection process for the next chief magistrate.
MANILA, Philippines - Amid the dilly-dallying from the prosecution, magistrates of the Supreme Court have taken the lead in taking the challenge of Chief Justice Renato Corona for government officials to sign waivers on their bank accounts for transparency’s sake.
MANILA, Philippines - A lawyer said there may be enough senator-judges abstaining from taking a vote, leading to Chief Justice Renato Corona's acquittal.
MANILA, Philippines - The prosecution panel is expected to stress tomorrow that Chief Justice Renato Corona withdrew at least $3.25 million deposits from Dec. 12, 2011, the day he was impeached, to Dec. 22, 2011, contrary to what he claimed on Friday that he held only $2.4 million deposits.
MANILA, Philippines – A law school dean on Saturday said the House prosecution panel should have cross-examined Chief Justice Renato Corona when it had the chance.
MANILA, Philippines – Two legal experts predicted on Saturday that senator-judges will hand down a guilty verdict in the impeachment trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona.
MANILA, Philippines – Chief Justice Renato Corona became the best witness for the prosecution, Malacañang said Friday.
Police will impound the vehicle that carried Chief Justice Renato Corona to the Senate impeachment court last Tuesday because of suspected plate-switching. Corona's vehicle, a Chevrolet Suburban, bore plate number ZEE-868 that was originally for a Mitsubishi L300 delivery van.
Ombudsman Carpio-Morales denied the allegations made by Chief Justice Corona that she was "used" by Malacanang to present documents from the AMLC regarding Corona's dollar accounts. "Hindi ako magpapagamit. I have been trying to be impervious to influence and I'd like to believe I succeeded," she said.
MANILA, Philippines - In an apparent family reconciliation, Mrs. Cristina Corona on Friday approached her Basa cousins and relatives sitting in the VIP section of the Senate session hall and hugged and kissed them.
MANILA, Philippines – Here’s another welcome distraction for viewers of the impeachment trial of Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona.
MANILA, Philippines - Chief Justice Renato Corona will not be alone on Tuesday as he faces the most difficult obstacle yet in his life and career.
Chief Justice Renato Corona should not hide beyond technicalities and just explain the alleged dollar accounts supposedly discovered by the Anti-Money Laundering Council and reported in court by the Ombudsman, Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda said.
MANILA, Philippines - The United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) lambasted reports that the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) is trying to influence senator-judges identified with it.
MANILA, Philippines (1st UPDATE) – The heads of the Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) and the Civil Service Commission (CSC) on Friday said all public officials, including Chief Justice Renato Corona, must declare their dollars as part of their cash in bank in their statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALN).
MANILA, Philippines - Chief Justice Renato Corona once again led today's special mass and 6th day of the 8-day Octave Novena at the Supreme Court (SC).
MANILA, Philippines - A senator-judge in the trial of Chief Justice Renato Corona hopes he would sign a waiver allowing the impeachment court to look into his foreign currency deposits when he finally takes the witness stand next week.
MANILA, Philippines - Chief Justice Renato Corona is assured of respect and fair treatment from senators when he appears in his impeachment trial on Tuesday next week, Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile said yesterday.
MANILA, Philippines - Time is running out for the Philippines to amend the Anti-Money Laundering Act (AMLA), as the end-of-May deadline set by an international task force approaches.
MANILA, Philippines - The defense, or Chief Justice Renato Corona himself, have a public perception to overturn after the overwhelming testimony of Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales on Monday, an analyst said.
MANILA, Philippines (2nd UPDATE) - Chief Justice Renato Corona's wife is not going to Europe this weekend, one of his lawyers said Thursday night. Atty. Karen Jimeno told ANC's "Tamano Perspective" that Corona's wife, Cristina, denied the rumor that circulated via text messages earlier in the day.
Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda denied allegations the Palace is using the Office of the Ombudsman to harass Chief Justice Corona and perceived enemies of the Aquino administration. "Ombudsman Carpio-Morales has shown her independence and we commend for her independence," he said.