LIVE: JBC interviews Supreme Court Chief Justice aspirants

Who will become Maria Lourdes Sereno's successor? Watch the interviews on Thursday, August 16.

Rappler.com

Published: 9:11 AM August 16, 2018

Updated: 11:06 PM August 21, 2018

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MANILA, Philippines – Five individuals are vying to become the new Supreme Court Chief Justice.

Below is the list and background of each applicant ranked according to seniority or based on their appointment to the High Court.

SUPREME COURT ASSOCIATE JUSTICE TERESITA LEONARDO DE CASTRO

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SUPREME COURT ASSOCIATE JUSTICE DIOSDADO PERALTA 

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SUPREME COURT ASSOCIATE JUSTICE LUCAS BERSAMIN 

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SUPREME COURT ASSOCIATE JUSTICE ANDRES REYES JR

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JUDGE VIRGINIA TEJANO-ANG

Presiding judge of Davao del Norte Regional Trial Court Branch 1 

In 2014, she issued a warrant of arrest against the suspect in the killing of radio broadcaster Rogelio "Tata" Butalid  

Retirement date unknown 

– Rappler.com

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