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Renato Corona

A Long Awaited Day of Justice in the Philippines

Daniel Wagner | Posted 07.30.2012 | World
Daniel Wagner

As the Philippines closes this chapter on impeaching high government officials, Mr. Aquino should focus on fighting endemic corruption and, in turn, get to the root of the problem of widespread poverty. Tuesday's conviction is certainly a step in the right direction.

Of Saints and Hypocrites in the Philippines

Edsel Tupaz | Posted 06.09.2012 | Politics
Edsel Tupaz

Philippine Chief Justice Renato Corona is the first high court justice to have been impeached by the Philippine House of Representatives on allegations of breach of the public trust, and is currently being tried by the Senate.

Of Politics and the Rule of Law in the Philippines

Daniel Wagner | Posted 03.19.2012 | World
Daniel Wagner

The impeachment of incumbent Philippine Chief Justice Renato Corona has commenced in the Philippine Senate, with the customary fanfare one would expect in Manila.