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Encyclopedia > Adolfo Azcuna
Adolfo S. Azcuna
Adolfo Azcuna

Incumbent
Assumed office 
October 24, 2002
Appointed by Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Preceded by Santiago M. Kapunan

Born February 16, 1939
Katipunan, Zamboanga del Norte
Spouse Maria Asuncion Aunario

Adolfo S. Azcuna (born February 16, 1939) is an incumbent Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. . He was appointed to the Court by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on October 24, 2002. An Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines is one of 15 members of the Philippine Supreme Court, the highest court in the Philippines. ... // In politics The incumbent, in politics, is the current holder of a political office. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ... The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... The young Gloria Macapagal (far right) and her family; when this picture was taken, her father Diosdado was the President of the Philippines. ... February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Katipunan is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines. ... February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... An Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines is one of 15 members of the Philippine Supreme Court, the highest court in the Philippines. ... Judiciary Supreme Court Chief Justice Reynato Puno Court of Appeals · Sandiganbayan Court of Tax Appeals · Ombudsman Elections Commission on Elections 2007 | 2004 | 2001 | 1998 1995 | 1992 | 1986 | All Foreign relations Human rights Other countries Politics Portal      The Supreme Court of the Philippines (Filipino: Kataas-taasang Hukuman ng Pilipinas) is the... The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... The young Gloria Macapagal (far right) and her family; when this picture was taken, her father Diosdado was the President of the Philippines. ... October 24 is the 297th day of the year (298th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 68 days remaining. ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...


Profile

Azcuna earned his law degree at the Ateneo School of Law and completed post-graduate studies at the University of Salzburg. He taught international law at the Ateneo from 1967 to 1986, and also engaged in private practice during that period. The Ateneo School of Law is the law school of the Ateneo de Manila University, a private Jesuit university in the Philippines. ... The University of Salzburg, or Paris Lodron University (German Universität Salzburg) after its founder, the Prince Archbishop Paris Lodron, is located in the Austrian city of Salzburg, home of Mozart. ... International law deals with the relationships between states, or between persons or entities in different states. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Azcuna had been elected as a delegate to the 1971 Constitutional Convention representing Zamboanga del Norte. In 1986, President Corazon Aquino appointed him to the 1986 Constitutional Commission which drafted the present constitution. President Aquino also appointed him to several executive posts, including as Presidential Legal Counsel, Press Secretary, and Presidential Spokesman. In 1991, Azcuna was named Chairman of the Philippine National Bank. The Constitution of the Philippines (Saligang Batas ng Pilipinas in Filipino) is the supreme law of the Philippines. ... REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES Province of Zamboanga del Norte Region: Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX) Capital: Dipolog City Founded: June 23, 1635 and June 6, 1952 Population: 2000 census—823,130 (27th largest) Density—124 per km² (27th highest) Area: 6,618. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Maria Corazon Sumulong Cojuangco–Aquino (born January 25, 1933), widely known as Cory Aquino, was President of the Philippines from 1986 to 1992. ... The Constitution of the Philippines (Saligang Batas ng Pilipinas in Filipino) is the supreme law of the Philippines. ... for more information, please see http://www. ...


Azcuna was also active in private practice and was in a law partnership with former COMELEC Commissioner Haydee Yorac prior to his appointment to the Court. A law firm is a business entity formed by one or more lawyers to engage in the practice of law. ... This page meets Wikipedias criteria for speedy deletion. ...


Some notable opinions

  • MWSS v. Hon. Daway (2004)on corporate rehabilitation of MWSS
  • Chavez v. COMELEC (2004)on scope of advertisement ban covering candidates for senatorial candidates
  • BAYAN v. Ermita (2006)on constitutionality of rally permit requirement and policy of calibrated preemptive response

Sovereign immunity or crown immunity is a type of immunity that, in common law jurisdictions traces its origins from early English law. ... The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Fernando Poe, Jr. ... The Senate of the Philippines is the upper chamber of the bicameral legislature of the Philippines, the Congress of the Philippines. ... The examples and perspective in this article or section may not represent a worldwide view. ... Inheritance tax, also known in some countries outside the United States as a death duty and referred to as an estate tax within the U.S, is a form of tax levied upon the bequest that a person may make in their will to a living person or organisation. ... Constitutionality is the status of a law, procedure, or act being in accordance with the laws or guidelines contained in a constitution. ... Value added tax (VAT) is tax on exchanges. ...

External links

Justice Adolfo S. Azcuna (Official Supreme Court Webpage)

Preceded by
Santiago M. Kapunan
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines
October 24, 2002 – present
Incumbent
The Puno Court Seal of the Supreme Court of the Philippines
Reynato S. Puno (2006-present)
December 8, 2006 – present: L. Quisumbing | C. Ynares-Santiago | A. Sandoval-Gutierrez | A. Carpio | A. Austria-Martinez | R. Corona | C. Carpio-Morales | R. Callejo,Sr. | A. Azcuna | D. Tinga | M. Chico-Nazario | C. Garcia | P. Velasco, Jr. | vacant

 
 

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