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Encyclopedia > Dante Tinga
Dante O. Tinga
Dante Tinga

Incumbent
Assumed office 
July 4, 2003
Appointed by Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Preceded by Vicente V. Mendoza

Born May 11, 1939
Taguig, Rizal
Spouse Ma. Asuncion R. Tinga (deceased)

Dante O. Tinga (born May 11, 1939) is an incumbent Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. He was appointed to the Court on July 4, 2003 by President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. 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. ... For the United States holiday, the Fourth of July, see Independence Day (United States). ... 2003 (MMIII) 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. ... The young Gloria Macapagal (far right) and her family; when this picture was taken, her father Diosdado was the President of the Philippines. ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (132nd in leap years). ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Taguig (formerly spelled as Tagig) is the newest city in Metro Manila in the Philippines. ... May 11 is the 131st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (132nd in leap years). ... 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... For the United States holiday, the Fourth of July, see Independence Day (United States). ... 2003 (MMIII) 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. ... The young Gloria Macapagal (far right) and her family; when this picture was taken, her father Diosdado was the President of the Philippines. ...


Profile

From 1987 to 1998, Tinga served as a three-term congressman representing the Taguig-Pateros district. From 1989 to 1993, he was the Dean of the University of the East College of Law, from where he earned his law degree in 1960. From 2001 until his appointment to the Supreme Court, he was the Dean of the College of Law of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines. Justice Tinga also maintained an extensive private practice prior to his elevation to the Court. 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... The House of Representatives (Kapulungan ng mga Kinatawan in Filipino) is the lower chamber of the Congress of the Philippines. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... In an educational setting, a dean is a person with significant authority . ... The College of Law of University of the East was established in July 1950. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In an educational setting, a dean is a person with significant authority . ... The Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) is a Philippine state university. ...


Tinga earned his Master of Laws degree from the University of California at Berkeley in 1970. The Master of Laws is an advanced law degree that allows someone to specialize in a particular area of law. ... The University of California, Berkeley (also known as UC Berkeley, Berkeley, Cal, and by other names, see below) is the oldest and flagship campus of the ten-campus University of California system. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ...


Some notable opinions

  • Southern Cross v. Phil. Cement Corp I (2004) and II (2005)on requisites for imposition of tariffs under trade laws passed after adoption of GATT
  • City of Manila v. Hon. Laguio (2005)on legality of a local ordinance banning establishment of motels in order to promote public morality
  • Republic v. Hon. Gingoyon (2005)on expropriation proceedings over the NAIA Terminal 3
  • Antonio v. Reyes (2006)on legal standards for "psychological incapacity" as ground for annulment of marriage.
  • MIAA v. City of Parañaque (2006) — Dissentingon exemption of government agencies in payment of local government taxes. (joined by J. Austria-Martinez & Callejo, Sr.)
  • Rufino v. Endriga (2006) — Dissentingon presidential appointing power over officials of government agencies established by Congress (joined by J. Puno and Quisumbing)
  • People v. Cabalquinto (2006)on non-disclosure of identities of rape or sexual abuse victims named in Supreme Court decisions.

The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM; Rehiyong Awtonomo ng Muslim Mindanao) of the Philippines is composed of five provinces and one city namely: Basilan, Lanao del Sur, Maguindanao, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi and the Marawi City. ... A tariff is a tax on foreign goods. ... The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (typically abbreviated GATT) was originally created by the Bretton Woods Conference as part of a larger plan for economic recovery after World War II. The GATTs main purpose was to reduce barriers to international trade. ... Public morality refers to moral and ethical standards enforced in a society, by law or police work or social pressure, and applied to public life, to the content of the media, and to conduct in public places. ... The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of the Philippines. ... External debt (or foreign debt) is that part of the government debt of a country which is owed to creditors outside the country. ... The Ninoy Aquino International Airport or NAIA (IATA Airport Code:MNL) is the international airport that serves Manila, in the Philippines, and its surrounding metropolitan area. ... Annulment is a legal procedure for declaring a marriage null and void. ... The Philippines is currently under a state of emergency, announced by presidential spokeperson Ignacio Bunye on the morning of February 24, 2006. ... Renato C. Corona (born October 15, 1948) is an incumbent Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines. ... 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. ... Reynato Puno Reynato S. Puno (born May 17, 1940) is the current Chief Justice of the Philippines, presiding the Supreme Court of the Philippines. ... A court-martial (plural courts-martial) is a military court that determines punishments for members of the military subject to military law. ... The Senate of the Philippines is the upper chamber of the bicameral legislature of the Philippines, the Congress of the Philippines. ... Commander-in-Chief (in NATO-lingo often C-in-C or CINC pronounced sink) is the commander of all the military forces within a particular region or of all the military forces of a state. ... The President of the Philippines is the head of state and government of the Republic of 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... Capital punishment in the Philippines has a varied history and, as of June 24, 2006, is illegal. ...

External links

Justice Dante O. Tinga (Official Supreme Court Webpage)

Preceded by
Vicente V. Mendoza
Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines
July 4, 2003 – 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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