Sereno appeals she be given chance to lead

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Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno: Give me chance

MANILA, Philippines—Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno on Wednesday appealed to the public to give her the chance to lead the judiciary.

“I … ask for help from the Filipino people to give the judiciary room to undertake the process of reflection and to allow the Chief Justice to lead in that process,” Sereno said before the Presidents of Law Associations in Asia.

Sereno was appointed last Friday and took her oath a day after. She is the country’s 24th and first female Chief Justice.

Sereno said she will hold dialogue with various stakeholders in the judiciary.

“I think inevitably this dialogue among members of the judiciary will lead to significant changes in governance practices within the judiciary,” Sereno said.

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  • Felix

    Media should not distort the message of the speaker. The cj ask help from the people but did not appeal to give her chance to lead. The cj is already the leader and whether you like it or not, she will lead. When the news writer titled ‘appeal for chance to lead’, it’s like the cj is beginning to break and fail to lead….media, please help our leaders succeed…

  • magsasakasanayon

    of course. if we can give someone like renato corona a chance, surely we can also give you one.

  • dotCommer64

    Our new CJ is freakin “HOT” lol..

  • sigena

    chance to resign. magkano kinita sa piatco?

  • lostRunes

    “INSTEAD of having their first regular lunch with their new chief, some
    senior justices of the Supreme Court reportedly left immediately after
    the tribunal’s en banc session on Tuesday, something which court
    insiders viewed as a subtle expression of displeasure or protest. ”

    Ouch. Loser? Walang kaibigan sa SC?

    “During Saturday’s oath-taking ceremonies in the Palace, it was gathered
    that Budget Secretary Florencio “Butch” Abad and Presidential Political
    Adviser Ronald Llamas called up the justices to convince them to attend
    the oath-taking. But the calls were ignored by nine justices.”

    ABAD: Pumunta kayo, o kaya babawasan namin budget sa SC!
    LLAMAS: Pumunta kayo, o dadalhin ko ang kaibigan kong si AK47 para ma convince kayo!

    Hahaha.. pang comedy talaga tong gobiyerno na to. In 2030, sitcom na siguro ang Noynoy presidency at nagbabiyahe na tayo sa moon, pero Chief Justice pa rin si Sereno!

  • Abnoy’s Mongoloidism

    Nakakalibog si Marylou Sereno.

    Libog na libog ang utin ko!

    Ang puti puti ng legs, ang bango bango ng flower ni Marylou.

    Ang charap-charap.

    Ang sarap paputukan.

    Lalo na pag nakajudicial robe sya na walang suot sa loob.

    Wow, nakakalibog si Marylou Sereno.

    Ang chara-charap.


      ang bastos naman. =)

  • basyong

    delicadeza dictates she should resign she should not take the position because abnoy wanted her there to protect his own vested interest. pero kung wala naman siyang kahihiyan patunayan niyang galing sa malinis ang mga kayamanan niya. ilabas ang tunay na SALN hindi yung peke, ilabas ang dollar account niya sa tulong ng AMLC at lahat ng kanyang ari arian nakapangalan sa kanyang mga kamaganak.


    I heard from most of the senior justices uttering this phrase “over my dead body.” 

    I hope I heard it wrong. =)

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