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SUPREME COURT OF THE

PHILIPPINES


KATAAS TAASANG HUKUMAN NG PILIPINAS

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Lawyer-academician Maria Lourdes P. A. Sereno was appointed on August 16, 2010
as the 169th Justice and on August 24, 2012 as the 24th Chief Justice of the
Supreme Court. Born on July 2, 1960, she is the youngest to be so appointed to the
SC in this century. She may also be one of the longest-serving ever, as she is to
mandatorily retire in 2030 after serving a 20-year term.
Justice Antonio T. Carpio
Justice Presbitero J.
Velasco, Jr.
Justice Teresita J.
Leonardo-De Castro
Justice Diosdado M. Peralta
Justice Lucas P.
Bersamin
Justice Arturo D. Brion
Justice Mariano C. Del
Castillo
Justice Roberto A. Abad
Justice Martin S.
Villarama, Jr.
Justice Jose P. Perez Justice Jose C. Mendoza Justice Bienvenido L. Reyes
Justice Estela M. Perlas-Bernabe Justice Marvic Mario Victor F. Leonen
PRESIDING JUDGE
CLERK OF COURT VI
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A JUDGE is
- an official who presides over court proceedings

- to conduct trial impartially and in am open court

- hears all the witnesses and any other evidence
presented by the parties of the case

- assesses the credibility and arguments of the
parties

- issues a ruling on the matter at the hand based on
his / her interpretation of the law and his/her own
personal judgment.


A person must meet the following requirements in
order to appointed to the Supreme Court:
1. natural born citizenship

2. at least 40 years old

3. must have been for fifteen years or more a judge of a
lower court or engaged in the practice of law in the
Philippines

4. must be a person of proven competence, integrity,
probity and independence
FUNCTIONS
The powers of the Supreme Court are defined in Article VII of
the 1987 Constitution. It is divided into two:

*Judicial Function The more prominent role of the
Court. Judicial power includes the duty of the courts of Justice
to settle actual controversies involving rights which are legally
demandable and enforceable.


*Administrative Function it pertains to the
supervision and control over the Philippine judiciary.

Role of the Judiciary
- To defend and uphold the Philippine Constitution
and assure the rule of law prevails.

- To protect each persons Constitutional, human,
civil and legal rights.

- To protect us from wrong doing of other,
protecting the weak from the strong, the powerless
from the powerful as well as protecting individuals
from the unwarranted or unlawful exercise of power
by the state.

- To secure domestic tranquility.
Office of the Court Administrator

vs.

JUDGE CADER P. INDAR
Presiding Judge and Acting Judge of the Regional
Trial Court, Branch 14 Cotabato City and Branch
15, Sharif Aguak, Maguindanao respectively
GROSS MISCONDUCT AND
DISHONESTY
THE INFLUENCE OF A GOOD/BAD JUDGE
ON THE LIVES OF THE PEOPLE IN A
COMMUNITY


THE COURT AS ONE OF THE FIVE
PILLARS OF THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE
SYSTEM