SC allows Ombudsman impeachment to proceed

February 25, 2011

In a vote of 7-5-2, the Supreme Court has allowed the impeachment proceedings against Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez to proceed in the House of Representatives. The decision stemmed from the petition filed by Gutierrez last September to stop the House Committee on Justice from proceeding with her impeachment. Gutierrez claimed that there was a violation of […]