Corona names Carpio-Morales as head of House electoral tribunal
Posted by akosistella on June 4, 2010
MANILA, Philippines – Associate Justice Conchita Carpio-Morales takes over as chair of the Supreme Court’s third division and the High Court’s contingent to the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET) after a reorganization by Chief Justice Renato Corona.
In one of his first administrative orders, Corona assumed his new post as chair of the first division of the SC with Associate Justice Presbitero Velasco Jr. as working chair and Associate Justices Teresita Leonardo-de Castro, Mariano del Castillo and Jose Perez as members.
SC spokesman and court administrator Jose Midas Marquez told reporters that the chief justice traditionally sits as chair of the first division.
via Philippine Star.