Baltazar-Padilla appointed as Supreme Court associate justice

ABS-CBN News

Posted at Jul 16 2020 11:16 PM

MANILA - Malacañang on Thursday announced Justice Priscilla J. Baltazar-Padilla was appointed associate justice of the Supreme Court.

The development was confirmed by Presidential spokesman Harry Roque.

Baltazar-Padilla was among 7 applicants who were nominated to replace SC Associate Justice Andres Reyes, Jr., who retired on May 11.

She previously served as Court of Appeals associate justice.

(More details to follow.)