Corona to support Carpio as chief justice
Posted by akosistella on April 15, 2010
BAGUIO CITY, Philippines – Supreme Court SC Associate Justice Renato Corona, one of the six nominees to the position of chief justice, is ready to support whoever is appointed to succeed Reynato Puno who retires on May 17.
Corona vowed to give full support even to his estranged friend and rival for the top SC post, Associate Justice Antonio Carpio, despite the latter’s refusal to participate in the public interview of the six nominees by the Judicial and Bar Council JBC.
“I will give my full support to him Carpio,” Corona told The STAR.Corona, Puno, Carpio and the rest of the 15-man Supreme Court SC are holding their annual summer sessions here.The SC, which also held its Media Forum here, is scheduled to launch its Enhanced Justice on Wheels in Bangued, Abra tomorrow.
via Philippine Star.