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The Leaderboard: Francis Jardeleza

Who is he? Francis Jardeleza is the newest associate justice of the Philippines’ 15-member Supreme Court. Before President Benigno Aquino appointed him on August 19, Jardeleza had served as the Philippines’ solicitor general since 2012. Jardeleza is a graduate of…

The Leaderboard: Panfilo Lacson

Panfilo Lacson

Who is he? Panfilo “Ping” Lacson was elected to the Philippine Senate in 2001 and served as a legislator for more than a decade, during the administrations of presidents Joseph Estrada, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, and Benigno Aquino. During his time in…