Antonio Carpio

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Antonio Carpio
Carpio in robes.jpg
Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines
Acting
In office
May 14, 2018[1] – August 28, 2018[2]
Preceded byMaria Lourdes Sereno (de facto)
Succeeded byTeresita Leonardo-de Castro
In office
March 1, 2018 – May 9, 2018 [a]
In office
May 29, 2012 – August 25, 2012
Preceded byRenato Corona
Succeeded byMaria Lourdes Sereno (de facto)
148th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines
Assumed office
October 26, 2001
Appointed byGloria Macapagal Arroyo
Preceded byMinerva Gonzaga Reyes
Personal details
Born (1949-10-26) October 26, 1949 (age 69)
Davao City, Philippines
EducationAteneo de Manila University (BA)
University of the Philippines, Diliman (LLB)

Antonio Tirol Carpio (born October 26, 1949) is a Filipino lawyer. He is the Senior Associate Justice and former acting Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines.He replaced Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno who was ousted by quo warranto proceedings that voided her appointment as illegal and declared her term of office as de facto tenure.[3]

He was appointed to the Court by President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and assumed office on October 26, 2001.

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Performed the duties of Chief Justice while Maria Lourdes Sereno was suspended.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Carpio assumes anew as acting Chief Justice". Manila Bulletin. May 14, 2018. Retrieved May 16, 2018.
  2. "De Castro is new Chief Justice until October". CNN Philippines. August 25, 2018. Retrieved August 25, 2018.
  3. "G.R. No. 237428. May 11, 2018" (PDF). Supreme Court of the Philippines. May 11, 2018. Retrieved May 11, 2018.