Duterte names fellow Davao native Inting as newest SC associate justice

/ 07:14 PM May 27, 2019
Duterte names fellow Davao native Inting as newest SC associate justice

President Rodrigo Duterte names fellow Davao native Henri Jean Paul Inting as newest Associate Justice of the Supreme Court. Screen-grabbed from Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) public interview

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has picked fellow Davao native Court of Appeals (CA) Associate Justice Henri Jean Paul Inting as new member of the Supreme Court (SC).

The newest SC associate justice fills the spot vacated by now Chief Justice Lucas Bersamin – finally completing the 15-slot high court.


Inting was a cum laude graduate of Ateneo de Davao. He served as senior corporate attorney of the National Housing Authority Government Corporation in 1983 and was Supervising Staff Assistant in the Intermediate Appellate Court (now Court of Appeals) in 1984.

He also worked as a public attorney and Quezon City prosecutor before being named Municipal Trial Court judge and eventually Regional Trial Court judge in Quezon City.


Inting, a brother of Commission on Elections Commissioner Socorro Inting, was then appointed to CA in 2012.

Duterte chose Inting from a shortlist of 13 nominees submitted by the Judicial and Bar Council last February. (Editor: Katherine G. Adraneda)

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