Sereno ousted as Chief Justice

May 12, 2018

In a landmark ruling, the Supreme Court of the Philippines ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno from her position. Voting 8-6, the majority justices granted the quo warranto petition filed by Solicitor General Jose Calida against Sereno on her¬†failure to submit copies of her past Statements of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN). Those who […]

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Sereno is 24th Chief Justice

August 24, 2012

President Benigno Aquino III has appointed Associate Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno as the 24th Chief Justice of the Philippines, becoming the first woman and second youngest Chief Justice to hold the highest judicial position in the country. Chief Justice Sereno replaces impeached Chief Justice Renato C. Corona who was found guilty in his impeachment trial […]

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