Category Archives: Impeachment

Is participation of the impeachable official in the determination of sufficiency of form and substance was indispensable?

Petitioner goes on to contend that her participation in the determination of sufficiency of form and substance was indispensable.  As mandated by the Impeachment Rules, however, and as, in fact, conceded by petitioner’s counsel, the participation of the impeachable officer … Continue reading

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An abbreviated pace in the conduct of proceedings is not per se an indication of bias

Petitioner contends that the “indecent and precipitate haste” of public respondent in finding the two complaints sufficient in form and substance is a clear indication of bias, she pointing out that it only took public respondent five minutes to arrive … Continue reading

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Is impeachment proceedings are beyond the reach of judicial review?

Respondents raise the impropriety of the remedies of certiorari and prohibition.  They argue that public respondent was not exercising any judicial, quasi-judicial or ministerial function in taking cognizance of the two impeachment complaints as it was exercising a political act … Continue reading

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