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I have come across Supreme Court decisions whereby lower court judges have been deprived of all their benefits for simple infractions of law or missteps in judicial conduct.
Question: should the same strict measures ought to be applied to the members of the Supreme Court?
The answer depends on who you ask, so I put that aside. Let’s put that aside.
After 43 days, this trial has been heard by the people.
The Constitution mandates that the Senate try impeachment cases.
Ang taumbayan ay naghahalal ng mga Senador mula sa ibat ibang propesyon at estado ng lipunan upang silay katawanin at bumigkas ng kanilang saloobin.
Ang tunay na hukom sa paglilitis na ito ay ang taong bayan. Nadinig nila ang dalawang panig.
Tulad namin, hindi sila lahat abugado.
Ngunit ang kapangyarihan ng demokrasya ay nasa kanilang mga kamay.
In my conscience, I have heard their decision. And for them, I vote guilty.