The Supreme Court voting 8-5 allowed Gloria Arroyo and her cohorts to escape prosecution. High Court OKs Arroyo travel
The Loyal 8 are: Chief Justice Renato Corona, Presbitero Velasco Jr., Arturo Brion, Diosdado Peralta, Lucas Bersamin, Roberto Abad, Martin Villarama, and Jose Perez.
The Patriotic 5 who did not vote in favor of the decision are: Senior Justice Antonio Carpio, Associate Justices Maria Lourdes Sereno, Bienvenido Reyes, Estela Perlas-Bernabe and Jose Mendoza.
The couple from La Vista can now come and go as they please.
Asked for a reaction Justice Secretary Leila De Lima paraphrased Manny Pacqiao’s foe, Juan Manuel Marquez, – “Even if I knock her down the justices will pick her up and give her the decision.”