CJ Bersamin Underscores Importance of Child Witness Rooms

July 15, 2019

Chief Justice Lucas P. Bersamin underscores the importance of a child witness room to Family Courts when he visited Branch 140 of the Makati Regional Trial Court (RTC) on July 15, 2019. RTC Branch 140 Presiding Judge Cristina J. Sulit (left) gave a tour of the courtroom and the room for child witnesses, both equipped with a live-link television for the protection of the children. (From right) Chief Justice Bersamin, Court Administrator Jose Midas P. Marquez, and Assistant Court Administrator Maria Regina A.F.M. Ignacio were also showed the anatomically correct dolls donated by the Consuelo Zobel Alger Foundation used to help child witnesses in their testimonies.  (Photo and caption courtesy of the Public Information Office)