President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for posterity with newly-appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Gaerlan and his family during the oath-taking ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on January 8, 2020.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for posterity with newly-appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Gaerlan and his family during the oath-taking ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on January 8, 2020.VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte poses for posterity with newly-appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Gaerlan and his family during the oath-taking ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on January 8, 2020.VALERIE ESCALERA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets the family of newly appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Gaerlan during the oath-taking ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on January 8, 2020. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte greets the family of newly appointed Supreme Court Associate Justice Samuel Gaerlan during the oath-taking ceremony at the Malacañan Palace on January 8, 2020. KING RODRIGUEZ/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO