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Encyclopedia > Antonio Carpio
Antonio T. Carpio
Antonio Carpio

Incumbent
Assumed office 
October 26, 2001
Appointed by Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Preceded by Minerva Gonzaga-Reyes

Born October 26, 1949
Davao City

Antonio T. Carpio (born October 26, 1949) is an incumbent Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. He was appointed to the Court by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and assumed office on October 26, 2001, his 52nd birthday. 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 26 is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 66 days remaining. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 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 26 is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 66 days remaining. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... The City of Davao (Filipino: Lungsod ng Dabaw; Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Davao) is one of the most important cities in the Philippines and the de facto capital of the island of Mindanao. ... October 26 is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 66 days remaining. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 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 26 is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 66 days remaining. ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Profile

Born in Davao City, Carpio earned his undergraduate degree at the Ateneo de Davao University, and his law degree from the University of the Philippines College of Law. He entered into private practice and soon emerged as one of the more prominent and successful legal practitioners in the country. Carpio also taught law subjects at the U.P. College of Law from 1983 to 1992. The City of Davao (Filipino: Lungsod ng Dabaw; Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Davao) is one of the most important cities in the Philippines and the de facto capital of the island of Mindanao. ... Ateneo de Davao University (AdDU) is a Catholic Christian university founded by Jesuit priests in the Philippines in 1948. ... The University of the Philippines (Filipino: Unibersidad ng Pilipinas) or U.P. or State U is the premiere state university of the Philippines. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ...


In 1992, he joined the administration of President Fidel Ramos as the Chief Presidential Legal Counsel of the Office of the President. During the presidency of Joseph Estrada, Carpio returned to private practice and penned a regular opinion column published in the Philippine Daily Inquirer. 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES Fidel V. Ramos Fidel Valdez Ramos (born March 18, 1928), military hero of the 1986 People Power Revolution that toppled the dictatorship of Ferdinand Marcos, became the 12th President of the Republic of the Philippines on June 30, 1992. ... José Marcelo Ejército a. ... The Philippine Daily Inquirer logo. ...


Carpio was the first Supreme Court appointee of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo after her assumption into office in 2001. At 52, he was one of the youngest ever appointees to the Supreme Court, the youngest Justice since Claudio Teehankee, Sr. was appointed at the age of 50 in 1968. 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. ... Claudio Teehankee Sr. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ...


Some notable opinions

  • MVRS Publications v. Islamic Da'Wah Council (2003) - Dissentingon distinction between criminal libel and libel as a tort (joined by J. Panganiban)
  • Feliciano v. COA (2004)on legal personality of local water districts
  • Tenebro v. CA (2004) - Dissentingon whether the annulment of the second marriage affects criminal liability for bigamy (joined by J. Quisumbing, Austria-Martinez, Carpio-Morales, and Tinga)
  • Central Bank Employees v. BSP (2004) - Dissentingon claims for wage increases of government employees in accordance with equal protection clause even absent enabling legislation
  • MIAA v. City of Parañaque (2006)on exemption of government agencies in payment of local government taxes
  • Rufino v. Endriga (2006)on presidential appointing power over officials of government agencies established by Congress

In English and American law, and systems based on them, libel and slander are two forms of defamation (or defamation of character), which is the tort or delict of making a false statement of fact that injures someones reputation. ... In English and American law, and systems based on them, libel and slander are two forms of defamation (or defamation of character), which is the tort or delict of making a false statement of fact that injures someones reputation. ... Tort is a legal term that means civil wrong, as opposed to a criminal wrong. ... Justice Artemio Panganiban of the Supreme Court of the Philippines Justice Panganiban is the concurrent chairperson of the Philippines Supreme Court (SC) Third Division and the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET), as well as of seven SC committees involved mainly in judicial reforms. ... It has been suggested that Religious toleration be merged into this article or section. ... Polygamy, literally many marriages in ancient Greek, is a marital practice in which a person has more than one spouse simultaneously (as opposed to monogamy where each person has a maximum of one spouse at any one time). ... Justice Artemio Panganiban of the Supreme Court of the Philippines Justice Panganiban is the concurrent chairperson of the Philippines Supreme Court (SC) Third Division and the House of Representatives Electoral Tribunal (HRET), as well as of seven SC committees involved mainly in judicial reforms. ... Annulment is a legal procedure for declaring a marriage null and void. ... Polygamy, literally many marriages in ancient Greek, is a marital practice in which a person has more than one spouse simultaneously (as opposed to monogamy where each person has a maximum of one spouse at any one time). ... Ma. ... The words inscribed above the entrance to the U.S. Supreme Court are: Equal justice under law The Equal Protection Clause, part of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, provides that no state shall… deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws. ... Legislation (or statutory law) is law which has been promulgated (or enacted) by a legislature or other governing body. ... Employment is a contract between two parties, one being the employer and the other being the employee. ... A television presenter is a British term for a person who is known for introducing or hosting television programmes. ... A television network is a distribution network for television content whereby a central operation provides programming for many television stations. ... The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... Philippine Congress Session Hall The legislative power is vested in Congress, which consists of the Senate and the House of Representatives. ...

External links

Justice Antonio T. Carpio (Official Supreme Court Webpage)

Preceded by
Minerva Gonzaga-Reyes
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines
October 26, 2001 – 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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