Si Reynato S. Puno (isinilang noong ika-17ng Mayo taong 1940) ang kasalukuyang Punong Mahistrado ng Kataas-taasang Hukuman ng Pilipinas. Itinalaga noong ika-8ng Disyembre taong 2006ni pangulong Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, siya ang pang dalawampu't dalawang tao na nagsilbi bilang Punong Mahistrado. Naitalaga siyang Katulong na Mahistrado Kataas-taasang Hukuman ng Pilipinas noong ika-28ng Huunyo taong 1993.
Reynato Puno y Serrano (born May 17, 1940) was the 22nd Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. Appointed on December 8, 2006 by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, he was the 22nd person to serve as Chief Justice. Puno had initially been appointed to the Supreme Court as an Associate Justice on June 28, 1993.
Puno was ...
MANILA - The International College of Dentists (ICD) Philippines Section will celebrate its 45th anniversary through an annual convocation and banquet on Jan. 29 at the Edsa Shangri-La Hotel in Mandaluyong City.
With the theme “Continuing the Tradition of Service,” the annual convocation will have former Chief Justice Reynato Puno as guest of honor and inducting officer.
The event will be highlighted by the induction of new officers led by Fellow Marilyn Leung, induction of eight new Fellows (Drs. Niceto Astudillo, Angela Centeno, Caroline Franco, Alvin Laxamana, Maria Laarni ...
MANILA, Philippines - The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered its Project Management Office(PMO) to look into issue of the World Bank's memorandum on the "unsatisfactory" progress of the high court's loan.
Court Administrator and spokesman Jose Midas Marquez said the WB project has been going on since 2003.
The period covers during the terms of Chief Justices Artemio Panganiban, Reynato Puno, and Renato Corona.
Marquez said Corona is "actually inheriting" the WB project.
"Some of the projects were not finished during the term of CJ Puno, Panganiban, and now being finished by CJ ...
The ‘only boss’ at battleground of principle Hilario Davide Jr., singlehandedly holding the nation together through sheer integrity, remains my image of a chief justice. I walked to Edsa with the Class of 2001, listened to him speak at my graduation then and, with the greatest of pride, entered his alma mater, the UP College of Law. This image broadened to include Justice Antonio Carpio’s stand against a sham people’s initiative for Charter change and Chief Justice Reynato Puno’s rallying the nation against extrajudicial killings. Thus, the so-called assault on the Supreme Court comes as a visceral blow. Natalie Portman almost whispers, “So this is how liberty dies... with thunderous applause.”
Bottom of the barrel Frankly, I can’t understand Malacañang’s reticence about scrapping pork. A movement to that effect is being spearheaded by former Chief Justice Reynato Puno and is gaining popular support. They’re calling for a people’s initiative to enact a law to stop the pork barrel, arguing that the people cannot rely on Congress to do that, and that Congress will not “legislate against its own self-interest.”
‘Unmitigated hypocrisy’ This refers to the Inquirer’s banner story in its Oct. 20 issue about the start of people power versus the pork barrel, to be led by retired chief justice Reynato Puno.