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13 shortlisted for CJ Bersamin’s AJ seat

The Judicial and Bar Council on Friday released the shortlist for the Supreme Court associate justice post of Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin.

The list will now be submitted to President Duterte, who under the Constitution, has 90 days to announce the appointment.

Those who got six votes were Court of Appeals Justice Edgardo delos Santos and Amy Lazaro Javier.

On the other hand, Court of Tax Appeals Justice Roman del Rosario, and CA Justices Japar Dimaampao and Ramon Garcia each got five votes.

The following got four votes each: Sandiganbayan Presiding Justice Amparo Cabotaje Tang, and CA Justices Henri Inting, Jhosep Lopez, Mario Lopez, Eduardo Peralta, and Ricardo Rosario.

Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez and former Ateneo law Dean Cesar Villanueva likewise received four votes.

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