TITLE

Will SC strip Estrada of his political rights?

AUTHOR(S)
PASCUAL, FEDERICO D.
PUB. DATE
May 2014
SOURCE
Filipino Reporter;5/30/2014, Vol. 42 Issue 26, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on former Manila City Mayor Fred Lim's petition filed at the Philippine Supreme Court to dismiss Manila Mayor Joseph "Erap" Estrada, citing his conviction of plunder in 2007 and the granting of a pardon by former President Gloria Arroyo as grounds. Topics discussed include Section 19, Article VII of the Philippines Constitution regarding the power of the President to grant pardon, the validity of a candidacy and Estrada's civil and political rights after the pardon.
ACCESSION #
96290829

 

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