SC Justices Hold Dialogue with CamSur Judges
November 10, 2022
(From left) Justice Samuel H. Gaerlan, Senior Associate Justice Marvic M.V.F. Leonen, Chief Justice Alexander G. Gesmundo, Justice Amy C. Lazaro-Javier, and Justice Maria Filomena D. Singh listen to the issues raised by Camarines Sur trial court judges during a dialogue with the latter on November 10, 2022 in Naga City.
Chief Justice Alexander G. Gesmundo and the Associate Justices of the Supreme Court spoke with and listened to the concerns of the Camarines Sur trial court judges during a dialogue held in Avenue Plaza Hotel in Naga City on November 10, 2022.
With the Chief Justice were Senior Associate Justice Marvic M.V.F. Leonen, Justice Amy C. Lazaro-Javier, JusticeSamuel H. Gaerlan, and Justice Maria Filomena D. Singh.
During the dialogue, Chief Justice Gesmundo underscored to the judges that they are the frontliners and are “a reflection of the Judiciary.” He likewise reaffirmed the Court’s commitment to protect all judges, but cautioned them as well that any shortcomings, misbehavior or violation would be dealt with accordingly.
The Chief Justice also took the opportunity to share to the judges the Court’s Strategic Plan for Judicial Innovations for 2022-2027, the Court’s plan of action to address institutional challenges using four guiding principles: the Judiciary’s delivery of justice will be (1) timely and fair, (2) transparent and accountable, (3) equal and inclusive, and (4) technology adaptive. Steered by these guiding principles, the Court targets three major outcomes: Efficiency, Innovation, and Access.
The participating Camarines Sur judges were from Naga City, Pili, Libmanan, Iriga, San Jose, and Pasacao. (Courtesy of the SC Public Information Office)