The proposed Federal Supreme Court, Federal Constitutional Court, Federal Administrative Court, and Federal Electoral Court will replace the current system established under the 1987 Philippine Constitution. (DOCUMENT: Final version of Consultative Committee draft constitution)
On Wednesday, August 15, Rappler editor-at-large Marites Vitug talks to retired Supreme Court associate justice Vicente Mendoza on the implications of breaking down the "single and generalized" high court into 4 federal courts.
In an earlier Thought Leaders piece, Mendoza said that creating these mini-supreme courts "has never been advanced as solutions because it is contrary to the Idea of One Supreme Court." (READ: Draft charter downgrades Supreme Court)
The constitutionalist added that changes should focus on the method of work of the Supreme Court.
How can these improvements be done? Watch the interview! – Rappler.com