The Integrated Bar of the Philippines accepts the Senate’s decision and respects the ruling of the Senate Impeachment Court.
It openly supported the conviction of the Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona.
The IBP president, Roan Libarios said that the lawyers’ group respected the ruling of the Senate impeachment court as advocate of the rule of law.
Libarios also said that the Senate impeachment court has spoken and they find the proceedings in the Senate as fair and credible.
Meanwhile, Manuel Roxas II, Transportation Secretary and president of Mr. Aquino’s Liberal Party, said that Corona’s removal from office, for lying about his finances showed that the governmental system of checks and balances was working well
We have shown the world the final maturation of Philippine democracy, Roxas added.