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SC mourns Miriam Defensor-Santiago’s passing

/ 03:38 PM September 29, 2016
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Former Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / NIÑO JESUS ORBETA

The Supreme Court joins the country in mourning the death of former Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago.

READ: Miriam Defensor-Santiago passes away at 71

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“The Supreme Court mourns with the nation the passing of former Senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago, offers its prayers for comfort for her loved ones,” the high court said.

It recognized the senator’s contribution to law as a scholar, professor, author and lawmaker.

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Santiago served in all branches of the government—judiciary, executive and legislative. RAM/rga

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