JBC opens application for Bersamin’s associate justice seat
The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has announced the start for application or nomination for the associate justice seat left by newly-appointed Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin.
Candidates have until January 22, 2019 to submit their requirements.
Bersamin toook his oath as the highest court official in the country last November 28.
President Duterte is expected to appoint over 10 members of the SC during his six-year term. He already appointed seven justices so far – now Ombudsman Samuel Martires, Tijam, Andres Reyes Jr., Alexander Gesmundo, Jose Reyes Jr., Ramon Paul Hernando and Rosmari Carandang.