Bersamin conferred honorary doctorate by University of Cebu

Justice Lucas P. Bersamin was conferred the Doctor of Laws, Honoris Causa degree by the University of Cebu (UC) during the UC School of Law 2019 commencement exercise last Monday at the Waterfront Hotel in Cebu City.

UC President, Atty. Augusto W. Go presented the honorary degree. Also in photo was Mrs. Aurora Bersamin.

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Bersamin, who has been a member of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines for 45 years, 32 of those years devoted to service in the Judiciary, says that he “will regard this conferment as a great moment of my career in law and the academe, and as the singular recognition of the long service I had rendered to our country and our people as a private practitioner, humble trial and appellate judge, and now as the Chief Justice of the Philippine.

“The conferment logically includes a bonus for me – I am thereby made an alumnus of this great institution of learning, the University of Cebu,” he continued.

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