COURT OF THE PHILIPPINES
of the Philippines vests judicial power in one Supreme Court and such
courts as may be established by law. [Section
1, Art. VIII, 1987 Constitution).
is composed of one Chief Justice and fourteen Associate Justices, all
whom are appointed by the President from a list of recommendees
by the Judicial and Bar Council.
of the Supreme Court serve during good behavior until they reach the
of 70 or unless removed by impeachment for any of the grounds provided
by the Constitution.
either en banc or in divisions of three, five or seven