Supreme Court Of The Philippines Justices In Favor and Against The Ousting Of The Chief Justice

By | May 12, 2018

The Supreme Court of the Philippines Justices voted to oust the Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.

 

Do you have an idea who voted for or who voted against the removal of the Chief Justice?

 

8 Supreme Court of the Philippines justices voted in favor of ousting the Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno.

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These 8 Justices are the following:

  1. Justice Lucas Bersamin
  2. Justice Teresita Leonardo-De Castro
  3. Justice Alexander Gesmundo
  4. Justice Francis Jardeleza
  5. Justice Samuel Martirez
  6. Justice Diosdado Peralta
  7. Justice Andres Reyes Jr.
  8. Justice Noel Tijam

 

6 Supreme Court of the Philippines Justices voted against the ousting of the Chief Justice Lourdes Sereno.

 

These 6 Justices are the following:

  1. Justice Estela Perlas-Bernabe
  2. Justice Alfredo Benjamin Caguioa
  3. Justice Antonio Carpio
  4. Justice Mariano Del Castillo
  5. Justice Marvic Mario Victor Leonen
  6. Justice Presbitero Velasco Jr.

 

This is how the Supreme Court of the Philippines Justices voted on the quo warranto petition to oust the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court Lourdes Sereno.

 

The Philippine Supreme Court has original jurisdiction over petitions for certiorari, prohibition, mandamus, quo warranto, and habeas corpus.

 

Quo Warranto is a proceeding to unseat an ineligible person from office.

 

The Ousted Lourdes Sereno is the 24th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court and the first female Chief Justice in the history of the Philippine judiciary.

 

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