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Supreme Court of the Philippines


The office of the supreme Court, which was once part of the University of the Philippines-Manila, is located at the intersection of the Street Padre Faura and Taft Avenue, ermita in Manila, and the main building it is against the Philippine General Hospital (PGH)In the years before the establishment of the official supreme Court, have institutions that are engaged in the practice of power to the judiciary. Before the coming of the Spanish, the powers that magisterial is in the hands of the head of the barangay. In the early years of the Spanish government, this power was given to Miguel López de Legazpi, the first Governor-General of the Philippines. The current supreme court is derived from the Real Rv of Manila, appointed on the th of Mao and consisting of a president, four judges, and a prosecutor. The Chief magistrate of the Real Audiencia was the Governor-General of the Philippines. It became the highest court in the Philippines, followed only by the Consejo de Indias of Spain. However, performing it is also the duty of the trustee of the government, not only the duty of the judiciary.

The duties and the structure of the Audiencia' is subjected to large fluctuations in without the chair it was replaced by the chief justice and raise the number of judges.

Acknowledged it the Audiencia Territorial de Manila with two branches, civil and criminal, and later was called the sala de lo civil and sala de lo criminal. Replaced the 'Audiencia in a real branch judicial released the law on July, but its judgments may be appealed to the supreme Court of Spain in Madrid. On February, a 'Audiencia' established in Cebu, followed by the foundation of the 'Audience' for this case krimina in Vigan. However, the popularity of the supreme court as interpreter of the law did not know at the time of the Spanish colonization. From until, no supreme Court since abolished by the new American Governor-General of the Philippines the Real Rv de Manila because it subjected the Philippines to the government's martial law of the American. Officially established the supreme Court of the Philippines on June, through the passage of Law no, also known as the Law Judicial of the Second Philippine Commission. The validity of that law, the power to magisterial in the archipelago of the Philippines is pinaialim in the supreme Court and Courts of First Instannce'. The other subsequent court is also established The structure of the court that passed the Law no. was adopted by the Congress of the United States with the passage of the Philippine Bill of.