Impeaching plagiarism after all

Last time I’d discussed the allegations of plagiarism against Philippine Supreme Court justice del Castillo, the Supreme Court had exonerated him of intentional wrongdoing. Now, Congress, dominated by Aquino’s Liberal Party, is threatening to impeach the justice. The House Judiciary Committee voted in favor of proceeding and is now forwarding the issue to the floor. Of course, this all happens in the context of the ongoing tension between Aquino and the Court, so perhaps it’s not surprising that some on the party want to punish the Court for what they see as activist decisions…

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