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SC says President Marcos named 3 new associate justices

President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has appointed three new associate justices to the Court of Appeals (CA) and the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA), according to the Supreme Court.

The High Court said Associate Justice Selma Palacio Alaras and Wilhelmina Jorge-Wagan were appointed to the CA while Associate Justice Corazon Ferrer-Flores was appointed to the CTA.

Chief Justice Alexander Gesmundo administered their oath on Wednesday.

Malacañang also confirmed the appointments.

“The Palace and the entire nation wish them well,” Office of the Press Secretary Officer-in-Charge Cheloy Velicaria-Garafil said in a statement. —LBG, GMA News