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Sad history of the 'Supremes' / Rina Jimenez-David

By: Jimenez-David, Rina.
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticleProducer: Makati City : Philippine Daily Inquirer, 2018Description: page A13.Subject(s): Impeachment | Supreme courtOnline resources: View the Article Scope and content: Time was when the Supreme Court and the magistrates who belonged to it — known by the cheeky designation of the “Supremes” — was beheld with utter respect if not outright awe by the common people. Known as the final arbiter of law and justice, the Supreme Court was a destination every lawyer eyed with moist eyes, the pinnacle of every law student’s and lawyer’s ambition. To sit in the Supreme Court was to belong to the elite of elites, to preside over one’s peers in the same profession with the stature of a demigod, an unimpeachable, blameless superior being.
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Time was when the Supreme Court and the magistrates who belonged to it — known by the cheeky designation of the “Supremes” — was beheld with utter respect if not outright awe by the common people.

Known as the final arbiter of law and justice, the Supreme Court was a destination every lawyer eyed with moist eyes, the pinnacle of every law student’s and lawyer’s ambition. To sit in the Supreme Court was to belong to the elite of elites, to preside over one’s peers in the same profession with the stature of a demigod, an unimpeachable, blameless superior being.



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