9 months 22 vying for SC seat vacated by CJ Bersamin MB
By Jeffrey Damicog and Rey Panaligan Twenty-two persons including Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez and Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) Deputy Commissioner Lanee Cui-David, the former lawyer of pork barrel scam brains Janet Lim Napoles, will vie for the vacant Supreme Court (SC) seat left open by Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin. Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra(TOTO LOZANO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) Ex Officio member and Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra revealed the list of applicants after the JBC closed the submission of applications last week. Guevarra said the JBC will conduct its first deliberation over the list ... more