Judicial Lessons for the Philippines

What has happened in two countries recently must be giving Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo the chills. In January, Pakistan's Supreme Court ordered the government to reopen cases against President Asif Ali Zardari, citing Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos and other heads of state who were taken to court to answer corruption charges. The Supreme Court asked the government to account for US$600 million in Zardari's bank accounts in Switzerland.

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