Judge Emmanuel Pasal of RTC Branch 38 in Cagayan de Oro City has been included in the list of possible replacements on two vacancies in the Court of Appeals (CA). In relation to this, Judge Pasal along with 22 other selected judges will be interviewed by the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) beginning March this year.
The JBC aims to replace CA Associate Justice Francisco Acosta and Sandiganbayan Associate Justice Roland Jurado who went on optional retirement. Read more at Philstar.com HERE.
It can be recalled that Pasal was in the news last year after surviving two slay attempts on his life in April (Gusa) and May (Puerto) 2016. Read news link at Rappler HERE.