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about 1 month ago

President Rodrigo Duterte is expected to appoint a new Chief Justice soon. This, after the Judicial and Bar Council submitted three nominees for the post. All shortlisted Justices earlier voted to oust then Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.

about 1 month ago

The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) has submitted to President Rodrigo Duterte three nominees for Chief Justice.

about 2 months ago

Five candidates for the highest post in the judiciary faced the Judicial and Bar Council for their public interview. Four of them are sitting justices of the Supreme Court and all of them voted to oust then-Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.

about 2 months ago

Issues in their SALNs led to the ouster of the country's last two Chief Justices – Renato Corona, who was impeached in 2012 for omissions in his SALNs, and Maria Lourdes Sereno, who was unseated by the Supreme Court this year over her alleged failure to file her SALNs.

about 2 months ago

Five candidates for the Chief Justice position will face the Judicial and Bar Council today for their public interviews. The JBC is the body that screens applicants and comes up with a short list for posts in the Judiciary and Ombudsman.

about 2 months ago

To get on the short list, a nominee must get the vote of at least four JBC members. The members will create a short list of the Chief Justice nominees on August 17.

about 2 months ago

The Judicial and Bar Council (JBC), which screens applicants to the judiciary, will be notified of the Supreme Court justices' preference but it does not have to follow it.

about 2 months ago

Four associate justices and a regional trial court judge are vying for the Chief Justice post.

about 3 months ago

Ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno says her replacement should have the "ability to say 'no' to the President."