Posts Tagged Chief Justice

Gesmundo named as next Supreme Court Chief Justice, Palace says

Robie de Guzman   •   April 5, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has designated Associate Justice Alexander Gesmundo as the new Supreme Court Chief Justice, Malacañang announced on Monday. “Pinirmahan na po ni Presidente ang appointment...

3 magistrates in JBC shortlist as next SC chief justice

Robie de Guzman   •   March 22, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) on Monday submitted its shortlist of candidates for the next Supreme Court chief justice to President Rodrigo Duterte. In a document...

JBC opens application for Chief Justice after SC OKs Peralta’s early retirement

Robie de Guzman   •   January 14, 2021

MANILA, Philippines – The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has opened the applications for chief justice following the Supreme Court en banc’s approval of the early retirement of Chief Justice...

Duterte names Diosdado Peralta as new Supreme Court Chief Justice

Robie de Guzman   •   October 23, 2019

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte named Associate Justice Diosdado Peralta as the new chief justice of the Supreme Court, Malacañang said Wednesday. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea confirmed that Duterte...

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,...

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