Vision/Mission as Chief Justice of the Philippines
A judiciary that safeguards the liberty and nurtures the prosperity of our people under the rule of law.
- To lead a judiciary characterized by four Ins: independence, integrity, industry and intelligence
- To reform the justice system by fighting the four ACID problems that corrode justice in our country; namely, (1) limited access to justice by the poor; (2) corruption; (3) incompetence; and (4) delay in the delivery of quality judgments
- To revitalize the legal profession by breeding competent and ethical lawyers
- To grant all judicial employees maximum benefits allowed by law and within my discretion to give; in turn, I ask for three things encapsulated in the code DHL: dedication to duty, honesty in every way, and full loyalty to the Supreme Court