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Chief Justice Pedro L. Yap


Tenure: April 18, 1988 - July 01, 1988
Appointed by: Aquino

Birthdate: July 01, 1918
Died: November 20, 2003

Place of Birth: San Isidro, Leyte

Children:

Name of Spouse :
Flora del Rosario

Education:
  1. Elementary : San Isidro, Leyte
  2. Secondary : Cebu Provincial High School
  3. Associate in Arts (magna cum laude), U.P. Cebu Junior College
  4. Bachelor of Law (cum laude), University of the Philippines
  5. Master of Laws in International Law (LLM) and Doctor of Juridical Science (JSO), New York University
  6. 1st Placer in Bar Exam, 1946


Professional Career:
  1. Partner, Salonga, Ordofiez, Yap and Associates Law Office, 1967-1985
  2. Law Professor, College of Law, University of San Carlos, 1949-1985
  3. Member, Board of Trustees, University of San Carlos, 1971-1974
  4. Director of U.P. Law Alumni Association, 1986
  5. Commissioner, Presidential Commission on Good Government
  6. Associate Justice, Supreme Court, April 1986


Awards:


Professional and Civil Organizations:
  1. Delegate, 1971 Constitutional Convention, representing the 2nd District of Cebu
  2. Chairman, Committee on Style
  3. Senior Human Rights Officer, United Nation Secretariat, 1952-1966
  4. Secretary, United Nation Commission on Human Rights
  5. Chief of Studies and Convention, Division of Human of the UN Secretariat


Books:
  1. A Year of Dedication and Commitment: Annual report July 1987 – June 1989. Manila: Supreme Court. v.p.
  2. A Court Under Siege and Other Speeches.
  3. Decisions of Chief Justice Pedro L. Yap. Manila: Supreme Court, 1988. 408p.
  4. Public International Law by Jovito Salonga and Pedro Yap. 3rd ed. Manila: Regina Pub., 1966. 581p.
  5. Public International Law by Jovito Salonga and Pedro Yap. 4th ed. Manila: Regina Pub., 1974. 560p.
  6. Public International Law by Jovito Salonga and Pedro Yap. 6th ed. Manila: Regina Pub., 1992. 581p.
  7. Speeches
  8. Trial Judges: Their Mission and Role, in Reading Materials, Tenth Judicial Training Program for Trial Judges, Supreme Court, May 28-31, 1990, p. 90.
  9. Trial Judges: Their Mission and Role, in Reading Materials, Second Career Development Program for Municipal Judges, UP ISMED, Diliman, QC, September 3-7, 1990, p. 90.


Periodicals:

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