Renato Corona

Politician

1948 –

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Who is Renato Corona?

Renato Tirso Antonio Coronado Corona was the 23rd Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. He served as an Associate Justice after being appointed by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on April 9, 2002 and later as Chief Justice on May 12, 2010 upon the retirement of Chief Justice Reynato Puno.

Corona was a former law professor, private law practitioner, and member of the Cabinet under two Presidents, Fidel V. Ramos and Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, before being appointed to the high tribunal.

On December 12, 2011, he was impeached by the House of Representatives. On May 29, 2012, he was found guilty by the Senate of violating Article II of the Articles of Impeachment filed against him pertaining to his failure to disclose his statement of assets, liabilities, and net worth to the public.

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Born
Oct 15, 1948
Santa Ana, Manila
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Nationality
  • Philippines
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts, Ateneo de Manila University
    ( - 1970)
  • Bachelor of Laws, Ateneo School of Law
    ( - 1974)
  • MBA, Ateneo de Manila University
  • Master of Laws, Harvard Law School
    (1981 - 1982)
  • Doctor of Civil Law, University of Santo Tomas
    ( - 2011/04)
  • University of Santo Tomas Graduate School

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on July 23, 2013

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