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READ: Associate Justice Leonen on voting ‘No’ to Marcos’ burial

/ 12:26 AM November 11, 2016

Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic Leonen. Photo from Supreme Court website

Supreme Court Associate Justice Marvic Leonen. Photo from Supreme Court website

The Supreme Court on November 8 allowed the burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig City. The high tribunal voted 9-5 with one abstention to dismiss the petition filed by anti-Marcos groups and personalities to block President Duterte’s order.

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READ: SC votes, 9-5, for burial of Marcos at Libingan

Associate Justice Marvic Leonen was one of the five who voted “No.”

Read the full text of his decision above:

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