Posts Tagged Chief Justice

Peralta, Bernabe get top JBC votes in SC chief justice shortlist

Robie de Guzman   •   October 15, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Supreme Court Associate Justices Estela Perlas-Bernabe and Diosdado Peralta got top votes from the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) in its shortlist for the next chief justice....

JBC extends deadline for Chief Justice application, nomination to Sept. 2

Robie de Guzman   •   August 23, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has extended until September 2 the deadline for application and nomination of the next Chief Justice of Supreme Court, a panel...

Carpio, Leonen decline nomination to SC Chief Justice post

Robie de Guzman   •   August 20, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – Supreme Court Senior Associate Justices Antonio Carpio and Marvic Leonen have declined their respective nominations for the chief justice post, the Supreme Court (SC) said on Tuesday....

Lucas Bersamin is Duterte’s new Chief Justice

Marje Pelayo   •   November 28, 2018

  MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday (November 28) has appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin as the next Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (SC).  Bersamin...

Carpio stands firm on West PH Sea rights despite possible impact on CJ nomination

admin   •   October 17, 2018

Nothing will stop Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio from advocating a tougher stance in claiming Philippine’s sovereign rights to the West Philippine Sea — not even its potential impact...

Nomination, application for Chief Justice post opens September 29

admin   •   September 28, 2018

  The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) is opening applications for the next Chief Justice on Saturday, September 29. According to  Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra, an ex-officio member of the JBC,...

Duterte: No politics involved in CJ De Castro appointment

admin   •   August 27, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte defended his appointment of Senior Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo-De Castro as the country’s top magistrate amid criticisms by the opposition. Critics noted that De Castro has only...

Duterte appoints De Castro as new SC Chief Justice

admin   •   August 25, 2018

  Supreme Court Associate Justice Teresita de Castro is the new Chief Justice. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra, an ex officio member of the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC), announced Saturday...

De Castro, Peralta,Bersamin make JBC shorlist for CJ post

admin   •   August 24, 2018

The Judicial and Bar Council has released the shortlist of nominees for the next Supreme Court Chief Justice. Making it to the cut are Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo-De Castro, Associate...

IBP nominates acting CJ Carpio as next SC top magistrate

admin   •   June 26, 2018

At the formal opening today of the application and nomination for the country’s next top judge, the Integrated Bar of the Philippines nominated  Acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio for the chief...


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