President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath to newly-appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Gaerlan during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on January 8, 2020.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath to newly-appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Gaerlan during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on January 8, 2020. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath to newly-appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Gaerlan during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on January 8, 2020. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath to newly-appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Gaerlan during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on January 8, 2020. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath to newly-appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Gaerlan during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on January 8, 2020. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath to newly-appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Gaerlan during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on January 8, 2020. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath to newly-appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Gaerlan during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on January 8, 2020. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath to newly-appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Gaerlan during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on January 8, 2020. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte administers the oath to newly-appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Gaerlan during a ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on January 8, 2020. VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO