The impeachment court has given the defense panel 12 days to prepare for its counter-arguments to the prosecution’s Articles of Impeachment against Chief Justice Renato Corona. Trial resumes on March 12. This early though the defense expressed confidence it need not even present evidence to prove Corona’s innocence, saying counsels could just point out the flaws in how the prosecution presented its own. What’s been left hanging though is whether or not Chief Justice Renato Corona and his nemesis in the Court, Associate Justice Ma Lourdes Sereno (http://www.rappler.com/nation/special-coverage/corona-trial/1961-is-the-prosecution-giving-up-on-sereno), would ever get to testify.
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The prosecution’s original sin