Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate on the letter of Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
to cross examine the witnesses against her:
The Chief Justice should be given the opportunity to confront the witnesses against her, even at the level of the House of Representatives in the determination of probable cause. The right to confront includes the right to cross-examine the witnesses presented against her. This is not only her right, but an element of fair-play. Allowing the Chief Justice to confront the witnesses against her would also help the members of the committee in casting their individual votes.
At the same time, the proceedings in Congress are highly political, therefore we should prevent a situation where the Congress would be accused of being one-sided and unjust.###