Maria Lourdes Sereno Newly Appointed Philippine Chief Justice

Associate Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno was appointed by President Benigno Aquino III to be the new Chief Justice of the Philippines.
The new Chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno is the first woman to be appointed as Chief Justice in the Philippines. She will also serve 18 years as Chief Justice because the Chief justice position is an appointed position and you can serve as the Chief justice until the age of 80 which Maria Lourdes Sereno is just 52. She is also the youngest Chief Justice to be appointed.

The new Chief Justce Maria Lourdes Sereno before being appointed as the new chief justice has worked in the private sector as well as the public sector. Some of her notable works is being a lawyer for various government departments as well as being a teacher in U.P., the most recent one is being a Supreme Court Justice appointee in 2008 and now the appointed Chief Justice.

She proceeded Chief Justice Renato Corona who was impeached just last 2 months ago.

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