Despite the impeachment criticism in opposition to her, Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno has vowed to push by with reforms within the judiciary.
“The public may rest assured that the Chief Justice remains committed to her duties at the Supreme Court, and continues to pursue the judicial reform agenda even as the impeachment process unfolds,” stated her spokesman, lawyer Carlo Cruz, in a press release.
Meanwhile, Cruz confirmed Sereno has been served a duplicate of the impeachment criticism.
“We now have ten days to formally respond to this complaint,” he famous.
“In her answer, she will explain why the complaint must fail. Chief Justice Sereno has always been a staunch defender of the Judiciary and our democracy, and has always exercised utmost competence, integrity, probity, and independence in her official conduct and in the performance of her functions,” he identified.
Lawyer Larry Gadon filed the impeachment criticism in opposition to Sereno who has been accused of utilizing public funds to finance her extravagant and lavish way of life.