Justice Delos Santos Takes Oath as 186th SC Associate Justice

December 6, 2019

Chief Justice Diosdado M. Peralta swears in Justice Edgardo Lao Delos Santos as the 186th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines on December 6, 2019 at the En Banc Session Hall. Prior to his appointment to the Supreme Court, Justice Delos Santos was an Associate Justice of the Court of Appeals in Cebu City and rose from the ranks having started his career in the Judiciary as a Court Legal Researcher while completing his studies at the University of San Carlos College of Law.  He was born on June 12, 1952 in Palompon, Leyte, and will mandatorily retire on his 70th birthday in 2022. (Courtesy of SC Public Information Office)