Republic of the Philippines

Justices

The Senate and the House of Representatives shall each have an Electoral Tribunal which shall be the sole judge of all contests relating to the election, returns, and qualifications of their respective Members. Each Electoral Tribunal shall be composed of nine Members, three of whom shall be Justices of the Supreme Court to be designated by the Chief Justice, and the remaining six shall be Members of the Senate or the House of Representatives, as the case may be, who shall be chosen on the basis of proportional representation from the political parties and the parties or organizations registered under the party-list system represented therein. The senior Justice in the Electoral Tribunal shall be its Chairman. – Section 17, Article VI, 1987 Constitution

Hon. Justice Antonio T. Carpio

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Born in Davao City, Philippines, Justice Antonio T. Carpio was sworn in as member of the Supreme Court on October 26, 2001. Justice Carpio obtained hi [...]

Hon. Justice Teresita J. Leonardo-de Castro

Hon. Justice Teresita J. Leonardo-de Castro

Justice De Castro was appointed to the Supreme Court on December 4, 2007. She is an alumna of the University of the Philippines (UP) where she was a c [...]

Hon. Justice Lucas P. Bersamin

Hon. Justice Bersamin

Justice Lucas P. Bersamin was serving as Court of Appeals Associate Justice since March 2003 when he was appointed to the Supreme Court. Prior to his [...]

Hon. Justice Arturo D. Brion

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After a two-year stint as Secretary of Labor and Employment, former Court of Appeals (CA) Associate Justice Arturo D. Brion came home to the Judiciary [...]

Hon. Justice Renato C. Corona

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Justice Corona was appointed by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to the Supreme Court on April 9, 2002. [...]

Hon. Justice Conchita Carpio-Morales

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Conchita Carpio-Morales (born June 19, 1941) is the current Ombudsman of the Philippines. She was previously an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court [...]

Hon. Justice Leonardo A. Quisumbing

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Leonardo A. Quisumbing (born November 6, 1939) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. He was appointed by President Fidel R [...]

Hon. Justice Angelina Sandoval-Gutierrez

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Justice Sandoval-Gutierrez was appointed by President Joseph Estrada to the Supreme Court on 2000. [...]

Hon. Justice Eduardo B. Nachura

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Justice Nachura had been Solicitor-General of the Philippines at the time of his appointment to the Court. It was announced on January 31, 2007 by Pre [...]

Hon. Justice Artemio V. Panganiban

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Panganiban was named as associate justice of the Supreme Court in 1995. [...]

Hon. Justice Consuelo Ynares-Santiago

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Justice Ynares-Santiago was appointed byPresident Joseph Estrada. to the Supreme Court on April 6, 1999. [...]

Hon. Justice Hilario G. Davide, Jr.

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On January 24, 1991, Davide was appointed by then-President Aquino as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. [...]

Hon. Justice Jose C. Vitug

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Vitug started off as a technical assistant to Supreme Court. From then on, his career flourished and landing himself as the Associate Justice of the S [...]

Hon. Justice Josue N. Bellosillo

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Justice Josue N. Bellosillo, retired Senior Justice of the Supreme Court (SC), is presently Dean of the School of Law and Jurisprudence, Centro Escola [...]

Hon. Justice Jose Armando R. Melo

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Justice Melo was appointed by President Fidel Ramos to the Supreme Court on August 10, 1992. [...]

Hon. Justice Santiago M. Kapunan

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Justice Kapunan was appointed by President Fidel Ramos to the Supreme Court on January 05, 1994. [...]

Hon. Justice Presbitero J. Velasco, Jr.

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Born on August 8, 1948 in Pasay City, Justice Presbitero J. Velasco, Jr. is a product of the public school system. [...]

Hon. Justice Andres R. Narvasa

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President Corazon Aquino appointed Narvasa as Associate Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court on April 10, 1986. [...]

Hon. Justice Flerida Ruth P. Romero

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Justice Romero was appointed by President Fidel Ramos to the Supreme Court on October 21, 1991. [...]

Hon. Justice Florenz D. Regalado

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Justice Florenz D. Regalado was appointed to the Supreme Court on July 29, 1988 [...]

Hon. Justice Teodoro R. Padilla

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Teodoro R. Padilla was appointed by President Corazon Aquino and served as an Associated Justice from January 12, 1987 – August 22, 1997. [...]

Hon. Justice Florentino P. Feliciano

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Florentino P. Feliciano was appointed by President C. Aquino and served as an Associated Justice from August 08, 1986 - December 15, 1995. [...]

Hon. Justice Isagani A. Cruz

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Isagani A. Cruz was a Filipino judge who served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines from 1986 to 1994. [...]

Hon. Justice Carolina C. Aquino

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Carolina C. Griño-Aquino was appointed by President Corazon Aquino and served as an Associated Justice from February 02, 1988 – October 22, 199 [...]

Hon. Justice Hugo E. Gutierrez, Jr.

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Hugo E. Gutierrez, Jr. was appointed by President Marcos and served as an Associated Justice in May 14, 1982 and during President C. Aquino's term unt [...]

Hon. Justice Reynato S. Puno

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Justice Puno was appointed by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to the Supreme Court on December 8, 2006. [...]

Hon. Justice Alicia Austria-Martinez

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Austria-Martinez entered the judicial branch after earning her law degree from the College of Law of the University of the Philippines. [...]

Hon. Justice Edgardo L. Paras

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Edgardo L. Paras was appointed by President Corazon Aquino and served as an Associated Justice from April 16, 1986 – July 04, 1992. [...]

Hon. Justice Justice Pedro Yap

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Pedro Yap (July 1, 1918 – November 20, 2003) was the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines in 1988. He briefly served for two an [...]