I Will Cross Examine The Chief Justice!


During my active years in trial, I have a client who issued as payment for his rental a check without funds.  The apartment owner was the late Chief Justice Felix Makasiar. My client left the premises and would like to redeem his check by paying cash.  The late chief justice would want that aside from the…

The Chief Justice Wishes To Be Excused Hook Line And Sinker!


After almost 3 hours of ‘privileged speech’ CJ Corona wishes to be excused.  He does not need the permission of the presiding officer, Juan Ponce Enrile to do that, after all, he is the chief justice! Delivering his monologue, with curt admonitions from the Presiding Officer, Corona was transported into his own world of privileged,…

CJ Corona Has A Lot of Contrition To Do This Lent!


The Lord always works in some mysterious ways.  Who would ever think that a very innocuous corporation set up in 1961 as Basa-Guidote Enterprises, Inc., (BGEI) one owner of which,  now a 90 year old nun, would come to haunt the Chief Justice in 2012? This tale started in early 1990, when Mrs. Corona was accused by her relatives…

How Lucrative Dispensing Justice Is?


The tables are turned.  Defense counsel for CJ Justice Corona presented Congressman Tobias Tiangco on March 12, 2012 to prove that the articles of impeachment filed by the house against the jurist was flawed because it was impossible for the 188 congressmen to have read the complaint before affixing their signatures thereat and if ever they signed the…

Poetic Justice!


Impeached Chief Justice Renato Corona reported in his statements of assets, liabilities and net worth (SALNs) in 2003 and 2004 that he had obtained an P11-million cash advance from Basa-Guidote Enterprise Inc. (BGEI). The alleged loan has turned media attention to BGEI, the company established in 1961 by the family of the Chief Justice’s wife,…

“We Masquerade Our Dysfunction As A Quest For Due Process”


The Corona Dilemma I am writing a book about the impeachment of Chief Justice Renato Corona because this historical political exercise effectively divides the nation between those who believe in the myth that there is nothing wrong with the judiciary and those who believe that there is something wrong with it and CJ Corona represents everything…