The unanimous vote by the House committee on justice on May 27 dismissing on its first hearing the impeachment complaint against Supreme Court Associate Justice Mario Victor “Marvic” Leonen was the right thing to do. It should not even have reached that stage, wasting legislative time and resources.
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Impeachment of members of the Supreme Court is initiated in the House of Representatives and the trial against Leonen has yet to begin.
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VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Gadon mali ang mga pinagsasabi tungkol sa mga kwalipikasyon ni Leonen bilang SC associate justice
Hindi totoo ang sinabi ng abogadong si Lorenzo “Larry” Gadon, isang loyalista ni Marcos, na si Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic Leonen ay “walang karanasan” sa paglilitis, at sa gayon ay “hindi kwalipikado” para sa kanyang posisyon.
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Lawyer Lorenzo “Larry” Gadon, a self-confessed Marcos loyalist, wrongly claimed that Supreme Court (SC) Associate Justice Marvic Leonen had “no experience” in litigation, and was thus “not qualified” for his position.