Smiling, Sereno welcomes SC decision removing her from office


Philippine Star posts on Facebook: LOOK. Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno appears to supporters after the Supreme Court voting 8-6 in a special en banc session on Friday, May 11, 2018. The Supreme Court declared void Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno appointment. Photos: philstar.com / KJ Rosales
Maria Lourdes Aranal Sereno is the 24th and current Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. At age 52, she became the second youngest person and the first woman to head the judiciary. Wikipedia

President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday said he is Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno's "enemy" after the top magistrate urged him to explain why the government's lawyer was seeking the invalidation of her appointment. Duterte also instructed the House of Representatives, where he holds a supermajority of allies, to "fast track" Sereno's impeachment even as the Supreme Court was yet to decide on the quo warranto seeking her ouster. (Duterte to Sereno: I am now your enemy by ABS-CBN News; Posted at Apr 09 2018 02:28 PM | Updated as of Apr 09 2018 03:11 PM; news.abs-cbn.com/news/04/09/18/duterte-to-sereno-i-am-now-your-enemy)

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