Day 2 of the 2019 Legal Education Summit

August 1, 2019

Chief Justice Lucas P. Bersamin (center) and the Associate Justices of the Supreme Court (SC), together with Senator Richard J. Gordon (seated, 5th from right) and House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano (seated, 5th from left), pose for posterity after the Organizing Committee of the 2019 Legal Education Summit (LES) formally presented to the SC En Banc and Congress their recommendations on August 1, 2019, the last day of the two-day Summit held at the Manila Hotel. The Cluster Heads (standing, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th from left) Dean Fides Cordero Tan of the University of the Philippines-College of Law and Vice Chairperson of the Organizing Committee, Dean Cynthia R. Del Castillo, Former Dean of Ateneo Law School, Dean Josefe Sorrera-Ty of the Father Saturnino Urios University-College of Law, and Dean Joan S. Largo of the University of San Carlos-College of Law submitted the written recommendations and results of the regional consultative meetings to the SC En Banc, while Philippine Judicial Academy (PHILJA) Research, Publications and Linkages Office Chief Dean Sedfrey M. Candelaria (standing, 2nd from left) presented the recommendations to Senator Gordon and House Speaker Cayetano. Also in photo are (seated, from left) Supreme Court Associate Justices Henri Jean Paul B. Inting, Ramon Paul L. Hernando, Francis H. Jardeleza, Diosdado M. Peralta, Estela M. Perlas-Bernabe, Marvic M.V.F. Leonen, Alexander G. Gesmundo who is the 2019 LES Organizing Committee Chairperson, and Rosmari D. Carandang. (Caption by Tiffany Ines C. Atendido, Photo by Francisco S. Gutierrez)