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The impeachment proceedings against her could have been caused by the positions she has taken in certain issues that confronted the Supreme Court, Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno said. Sereno is accused of culpable violation of the Constitution, corruption, betrayal of public trust, and other high crimes. Apart from impeachment, the chief justice is also facing a petition for quo warranto filed by the Office of the Solicitor General before the high tribunal, questioning Sereno’s qualification.