Lucas Bersamin

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Lucas P. Bersamin
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25th Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines
In office
November 28, 2018 – October 18, 2019
Appointed byRodrigo Duterte
Preceded byTeresita de Castro
Succeeded byDiosdado Peralta
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 72)
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 was 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.