Robredo to Ouster
Conceding a quo warranto request, the case used to ouster the sitting Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno can be likewise document against
both President and the Vice President of the Philippines on the grounds of an “invalidly chose impeachable official, as indicate by Supreme
In a noteworthy move, the choice of Supreme court expell Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno over the charge inability to meet the uprightness
prerequisite for individuals from the legal.
In similar procedures, Supreme Court said that both Philippine President and Vice President may likewise be expell from office through quo
warranto appeal to compose under Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) rules.
“Further, the PET Rules give that an appeal to quo warranto, challenging the decision of the President or Vice-President on the ground of
ineligibility or traitorousness to the Republic of the Philippines, might be document by any enrolled voter who has voted in the race worry
inside ten days after the declaration of the champ,”
“In spite of traitorousness to the republic being a wrongdoing against open request characterize and punishe under the correctional code,
and in this manner may in like manner be dealt with as ‘other high violations,’ constituting an impeachable offense, quo warranto as a solution
for expel the blundering President or Vice-President is by the by made explicitly accessible,” it include.
The administration can start quo warranto procedures against a man who “usurps, interferes into, or unlawfully holds or activities
an open office.” According to the guidelines of the court.
The quo warranto appeal to which was start by Solicitor General Jose Calida refer to Sereno’s assert
inability to record her Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) in consistence with the
necessities of the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) when she connect
to sit in the workplace back in the year 2012.
Area 2 Article XI of the Constitution gives that “the President, the Vice-President, the Members of the Supreme Court, the Members of the Constitutional Commissions, and the Ombudsman might be expell from office” by prosecution.
In any case, arraignment isn’t the best way to expel some administration authorities from office, as per the 153-page choice excluding
arrangement of Sereno as boss equity.
Voting 8-6, the SC after its full-court session, likewise allow the quo warranto request of record
by Solicitor General Jose Calida. that looks for the nullification of arrangement of Sereno to the
nation’s most elevate legal post.
The evacuation of Sereno through a quo warranto procedures has since been censure by a few administrators,
law educators and lawbunches who said such mode to remove a Chief Justice is unlawful.
Hence President Rodrigo Duterte won the administration with in excess of six million votes in
front of second placer Liberal Party competitor Manuel “Blemish” Roxas II.
While Vice President Robredo beat her nearest equal Sen Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr by 263,473 votes in a fervently bad
habit presidential race.
VP Robredo is presently battling a discretionary dissent which was record against her by previous “Bongbong” Marcos to the
Supreme court sitting as the Presidential Electoral Tribunal.
Meanwhile a manual relate of votes in the bad habit presidential race between Leni Robredo and
Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos is currently