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PAO chief lead interviewees for SC post

  • Written by Hector Lawas
  • Published in Nation
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THE Judicial and Bar Council has set the screening for the next vacancy in the Supreme Court as Associate Justice.

The JBC announced the public interview will be on November 16.

A total of 14 applicants are vying for the position which will be vacated by SC Justice Jose Perez on December 14.

Public Attorney’s Office (PAO) Atty. Persida Rueda Acosta will lead the set of personalities to be interviewed in the morning.

Other legal luminaries to be interviewed in the morning are Atty. Rita Linda Ventura Jimeno, Pasig RTC Judge Rowena Apao-Adlawan and Court of Appeals Justice Japar Dimaampao.
In the afternoon, scheduled to be interviewed are Sandiganbayan Justice Samuel Martires, Chief State Counsel Ricardo Paras and CA Justice Noel Tijam.
There are other applicants who will be screened but they will no longer be interviewed because their previous interviews are still valid.