Prof. Tony La Viña: Public office is a public trust, to be subject to constant public scrutiny is part of the territory.

On the 31st year of the ratification of the 1987 Constitution (2 February), Professor Antonio La Viña imparts a lesson on “the principle of checks and balances, which is the bedrock of our constitutional democracy." In his article titled: “The Ombudsman should be impeached” ‘Eagle Eyes’ columnist of the Manila Standard lawyer Tony La Viña writes about the constitutional implications of the Carandang suspension.

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