SC announces search for chief justice as Bersamin retires
The Supreme Court of the Philippines opens itself to applications for Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin’s replacement. The high court extended the application until September 2, 2019.
Three of the five most senior associate justices in the SC have already declined the nominations. Interested abogados must file 2 sets of application forms or recommendations with conforme.
Bersamin is set to compulsory retire on October 18, 2019.
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