Lucas Bersamin

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Lucas P. Bersamin
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25th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines
Assumed office
November 28, 2018
Appointed byRodrigo Duterte
Preceded byTeresita de Castro
163rd Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines
In office
April 3, 2009 – November 28, 2018
Appointed byGloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Preceded byAdolfo Azcuna
Succeeded byVacant
Personal details
Born (1949-10-18) October 18, 1949 (age 69)
Bangued, Abra, Philippines
EducationUniversity of the Philippines (BA)
University of the East (JD)
AffiliationScintilla Juris Fraternity

Lucas Purugganan Bersamin (born October 19, 1949) is a Filipino politician. He is the 25th Chief Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court, the highest court in the Philippines[1].

He was named by then President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to the High Court as an Associate Justice on April 2, 2009. He was a member of the Court of Appeals. [2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Metro News Today: Bersamin Is The New Chief Justice". League Online News. November 28, 2018.
  2. "Arroyo appoints CA Justice Bersamin to High Court". GMANews.TV. 2009-04-02. Retrieved 2009-04-02.