Supreme Court votes to expel Sereno | Archlight Media

Supreme Court votes to expel Sereno | Archlight Media

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SC expels Sereno

The Supreme Court has voted to expel Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno over

her inability to meet the “uprightness test” of her position.

Voting 8-6 out of an extraordinary en banc session on Friday, the SC announced

void her arrangement as boss equity.

The individuals who voted for the ouster were Associate Justices Noel Tijam,

Teresita De Castro, Lucas Bersamin, Francis Jardeleza, Samuel Martires, Andres

Reyes Jr. also, Alexander Gesmundo.

Furthermore the disagreeing votes were Associate Justices Estela Bernabe, Alfredo Benjamin

Caguioa, Presbitero Jose Velasco Jr., Mariano Del Castillo, Marvic Leonen, Antonio

Carpio. Bernabe is right now out of the nation however left a vote against the quo warranto.

It just took two months for the Supreme Court to administer on Solicitor General Jose

Calida’s supplication, recorded on March 5, that tested the lawfulness of Sereno’s

arrangement to the high court.

Court Drove Sereno

On the other hand the 14-part court, drove by Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio, held the hours-long

oral contention working on it last April 10 at the SC Session Hall in Baguio City.

As a result Sereno has prior solicited six from her partners—who she asserted has indicated

inclination against her—to restrain from the case. These were De Castro, Peralta,

Bersamin, Jardeleza, Tijam and Martires.

The choice was penn by Tijam.

She is additionally confronting an arraignment protest, recorded by legal advisor

Lorenzo Gadon, that is pending before the House of Representatives.

Meanwhile the Congress has set to continue its session one week from now, May 15.

READ MORE: Sereno on backpedaling to work: I’m as yet the Chief Justice

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