ENG: Renato C. Corona (born October 15, 1948) is the incumbent Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. He was appointed to the Court on April 9, 2002 by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. On May 12, 2010, two days after the 2010 elections and a month before Arroyo's term expires, Corona was appointed as 23rd Chief Justice of the Philippines.
Corona earned his law degree at the Ateneo de Manila Law School, where he would serve as a member of the faculty for 17 years. He also received a Master of Laws degree from Harvard Law School in 1982. He earned his Doctor of Civil Law degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Santo Tomas Graduate School in 2011.
Corona served as the Presidential Legal Counsel and Deputy Executive Secretary to President Fidel Ramos. In ...
In a country where laws, rights and righteousness have been undermined in many instances, people heave a sigh of justice and continuously hope to get their due, while equally hoping for others to get theirs. In a democratic country like ours, justice is key.
Panning a High Court entirely appointed by outgoing President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, critics have slammed the new Chief Justice for his supposedly “unconstitutional” appointment.
With an apparently pro-Arroyo voting record favoring government secrecy and his wife an official of a controversial state-owned company, ...
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... Massacre trial cannot be beamed live on television
Think of the children, he says
Court officials, especially Supreme Court Chief Justices, are always difficult to interview. So when I found myself sitting at the same table with Chief Justice Renato Corona, I just had to ask him some questions.
The table also seated the dapper Supreme Court spokesman Midas Marquez who turned out to have plenty of fans who wanted their photos snapped with him. The occasion was the Prospects Conference held by the Foreign Correspondents Assocation of the Philippines (FOCAP) at the Mandarin Oriental ...
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... Orders Live Video Webcast of The Maguindanao Massacre Trial
Techie enthusiasts, rejoice!
Chief Justice Renato Corona has ok'd the live video broadcast -on the web- of the Maguindanao massacre trial.
This news was announced by Supreme Court Spokesperson Jose Midas Marquez who said that the SC will restructure and upgrade their website to be able to "live stream" nationwide, worldwide. Cool!
Read more: THE MIND SLUT (21 Hun 2011)
Corona cries political persecution over DOJ filing of tax evasion case
Former Chief Justice Renato Corona on Thursday said the filing of tax evasion case against him is part of political persecution after he was impeached by the Senate sitting as impeachment court.
What Went Before: Corona tax evasion case
On August 30, 2012, the Bureau of Internal Revenue filed a P150-million tax evasion case against former Chief Justice Renato Corona, his daughter Maria Carla and her husband Constantino Castillo III.
Corona faces P120-M charge for tax evasion
Nearly a year after his ouster as Chief Justice, Renato Corona is facing a P120-million tax evasion charge that could lead to his imprisonment for up to 10 years if convicted.
Loren Legarda accused of hiding wealth
Senator Loren Legarda allegedly failed to declare as part of her assets a posh condominium unit on Park Avenue in New York City for four years, and did so only in 2011 just before she and the other senators convened as an impeachment court to try then Chief Justice Renato Corona.