Chief Justice Diosdado Peralta urged Sandiganbayan justices to live lives worthy of emulation.
“Live by example,” he told Sandiganbayan magistrates during a testimonial event made in his honor on Friday (Jan. 31).
“The efficiency of the courts is fundamentally dependent on whether you perform in a manner that would encourage public confidence in the Judiciary,” he pointed out.
Before become a member of the Supreme Court, Peralta himself became a Sandiganbayan justice in 2002.
In 2008, he was was appointed as Sandiganbayan presiding justice.