VIDEO: Why Estela should be the next CJ

To cut it short, she is fair. She decides cases based on conscience and law, not based on political connections. She has voted in favor of Duterte's martial law and Marcos' hero's burial even if the one who appointed her is former President Noynoy Aquino.

RAPPLER: “She is a career jurist, went through all the courts, from the MTC (Metropolitan Trial Court) upwards, and therefore you would think that she would be beholden to the executive branch, but again, no. She has decided cases as she has seen them, she calls it as she sees it, she has written majorities, she has written unanimous decisions against the executive, for example,” said former Supreme Court Spokesperson Ted Te.

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Estela Perlas-Bernabe is an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines and the third appointee to the High Court of Philippine President Benigno Aquino III.

Justice Estela Perlas-Bernabe was born in Plaridel, Bulacan. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Commerce major in Banking and Finance magna cum laude at St. Paul College of Manila and earned her law degree from the Ateneo de Manila Law School graduating as Class Salutatorian in 1976. She passed the bar examination in 1977 with a bar rating of 85.156%.

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