Law expert: SC can reverse Sereno's defense

Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, April 14) — Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, has repeatedly cited the Doblada Doctrine as her defense that she consistently filed her Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net worth (SALN) when she was still teaching at the University of the Philippines.

But what exactly is the Doblada Doctrine, and can it really be applied to Sereno's quo warranto case?

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