The Corona Trial: A year after
We revisit the 44-day trial that removed a chief justice

Former CJ Renato C. Corona

MANILA, Philippines – It’s been exactly a year since the unprecedented trial of a Supreme Court magistrate. Filipinos watched the 44-day trial that ended with the conviction and removal from office of then Chief Justice Renato Corona.

Relive this period that shook the nation and imparted lessons on government transparency through these stories.

1. Corona Trial Journal

Each trial day was filled with drama and suspense. Revisit our daily journal of the trial

2. Charges against Corona

Many think the trial was simply about Corona’s failure to declare his wealth. But he faced other charges as well. See the guide to the charges vs Corona

3. Corona’s Wealth

Make sense of Corona’s unexplained wealth.

4. The Corona impeachment vote

Who voted guilty? Get to know the senator-judges and how they voted.

5. Perspectives

View the Corona trial through various lenses. Hear it straight from the following opinion pieces.

From our Thought Leaders:

From the community and social media:

6. Video highlights

Various personalities added color to the courtroom drama. Watch them again here:

7. Corona trial topics

Read related stories on key terms for the Corona Trial

What do you remember most about the trial? –

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