IBP bucks move to oust sitting SC chief via shortcut route

    The only "constitutionally-recognized mode" of removing a Chief Justice is none other than an impeachment trial, the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) said on Friday.   "Any artifice or device intended to solely target the Chief Justice and short-circuit the process would be repugnant to the Constitution, and must be slain on sight if our democratic processes are to be observed," the nationwide group of lawyers said in a statement.   READ: Marcos lawyer asks SC to void appointment of Sereno as CJ   Lawyer Oliver Lozano, a Marcos loyalist, filed on Friday a petition before the SC to nullify the appointment of Chief Justice Ma...Keep on reading: IBP bucks move to oust sitting SC chief via shortcut route

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