Updated list of CJ nominees, applicants

compiled by Ina Reformina, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 04 2012 12:28 AM | Updated as of Jul 04 2012 08:28 AM

MANILA - Vincent Veloso, who accepted his nomination on June 29, withdrew his acceptance on Monday. Below is the updated list of nominees and applicants for Chief Justice.

71 NOMINEES, 2 APPLICANTS

THOSE WHO ACCEPTED THEIR NOMINATION: 24

1. SC Senior Associate Justice Antonio Carpio
2. SC Associate Justice Teresita Leonardo-De Castro
3. SC Associate Justice Presbitero Velasco, Jr.
4. SC Associate Justice Arturo Brion
5. SC Associate Justice Roberto Abad

6. SC Associate Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno
7. Justice Sec. Leila De Lima
8. SolGen Francis Jardeleza
9. Comelec Commissioner Rene Sarmiento
10. PCGG Chairman Andres Bautista

11. SEC Chair Teresita Herbosa
12. DLSU Law Dean Jose Manuel Diokno
13. Former ADMU Law Dean Cesar Villanueva
14. Former UP Law Dean Raul Pangalangan
15. Cagayan de Oro Rep. Rufus Rodriguez

16. Former Exec. Sec. Ronaldo Zamora
17. UE Law Dean Amado Valdez
18. Atty. Katrina Legarda
19. Rafael Morales
20. Vicente Velasquez

21. Manuel Siayngco
22. Soledad Cagampang-De Castro
23. RTC Judge Amelia Tria-Infante
24. Ferdinand Jose David Emmanuel Edralin Marcos Sr. Pijao

THOSE WHO DECLINED THEIR NOMINATION: 29

1. SC Associate Justice Lucas Bersamin
2. SC Associate Justice Diosdado Peralta
3. SC Associate Justice Jose Perez
4. SC Associate Justice Mariano Del Castillo
5. SC Associate Justice Bienvenido Reyes

6. SC Associate Justice Estela Perlas-Bernabe
7. SC Court Administrator Jose Midas Marquez
8. Constitutionalist Fr. Joaquin Bernas
9. Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago
10. Sen. Franklin Drilon

11. Sandiganbayan Presiding Justice Francisco Villaruz
12. Court of Appeals Presiding Justice Andres Reyes
13. Court of Appeals Justice Magdangal De Leon
14. Cebu-based CA Associate Justice Gabriel Ingles
15. Executive Sec. Paquito Ochoa

16. Labor Sec. Rosalinda Baldoz
17. Former Defense Sec. Gilberto Teodoro, Jr.
18. Former Energy Sec. Raphael Lotilla
19. BIR Commissioner Kim Henares
20. Former Sen. Rene Saguisag

21. Former Rep. Teodoro Locsin, Jr.
22. Former Ombudsman Simeon Marcelo
23. Former SolGen Frank Chavez
24. Integrated Bar of the Philippines President Roan Libarios
25. Dean Rodolfo Robles

26. Prosecutor Marianito Sasondoncillo
27. Government Chief Negotiator for the MILF Marvic Leonen
28. Public Attorneys Office Chief Persida Acosta
29. Vincent Veloso --- JBC received his withdrawal of acceptance yesterday, July 2