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December 29, 2019 at 3:00 PM ·

Supreme Court Associate Justice Edgardo Delos Santos obtained his law degree from the University of San Carlos in Cebu, and worked as legal researcher in 1978 for the late Supreme Court Chief Justice Felix Makasiar who hailed from Siaton. (Delos Santos would later marry Maribel, the granddaughter of Chief Justice Makasiar.) He initially served as a municipal trial court judge in Dumaguete and then became regional trial court judge in Bacolod before his appointment to the appellate court. He was Court of Appeals Justice in Cebu for more than 11 years. He was appointed to the Supreme Court of the Philippines by President Rodrigo Duterte to replace Justice Antonio Carpio. Join Justice Delos Santos in the Commemoration of the Martyrdom of our National Hero JOSE RIZAL on December 30, Monday at 6 AM at the M.L. Quezon Park. It is presented by the Dumaguete LGU and the Department of Education and the 11 IB of the AFP, together with other government agencies and civic organizations. The public is invited.

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