You can call this impeachment trial, the battle between the former deans and their students. Three of the lawyers in the defense panel were former deans of Ateneo College of Law., Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila and Pamatasan ng Lungsod ng Pasay. Three panel members had have experience in the impreachment trials having participated in the Estrada and Davide Trials.
Here are the profiles of the defense panel of Supreme Court Justice Renato Corona.
1. Serafin Cuevas
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Philippine Law on Insurance in International Insurance Law and Regulations published by Oceana Publishing, Inc.
Philippine Law on Intellectual Property in International Encyclopedia of Laws published by Kluwer Law International
Political Law Compendium given the Centenary Book Award by the Supreme Court
4. Ramon Esguerra
6. Dean Jose Roy III
10. Karen Jimeno
11. Dennis Manalo