Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico Article

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Chief Justice of the
Supreme Court of Puerto Rico
Incumbent
Maite Oronoz Rodríguez

since February 22, 2016 (2016-02-22)
StyleThe Honorable
diplomatic
Madam President
when presiding over the court
Nominator governor of Puerto Rico
Appointer governor of Puerto Rico
with the advice and consent of the Senate
Term lengthuntil 70 years of age
Inaugural holder José Severo Quiñones
Formation Foraker Act
Article V of the Constitution of Puerto Rico

The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico ( Spanish: Jefe del Tribunal Supremo de Puerto Rico) is the presiding officer of the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico. The post of Chief Justice was created by Article V of the Constitution of Puerto Rico. [1] The constitution also established in several articles that the Chief Justice must:

The Chief Justice is also typically the judge that swears in the governor upon his inaugural term.

Chief Justices

References

  1. ^ Article V, Section 1 of the Constitution of Puerto Rico (July 25, 1952)
  2. ^ Article V, Section 3 of the Constitution of Puerto Rico (July 25, 1952)
  3. ^ Article V, Section 7 of the Constitution of Puerto Rico (July 25, 1952)
  4. ^ Article III, Section 4 of the Constitution of Puerto Rico (July 25, 1952)
  5. ^ Article III, Section 21 of the Constitution of Puerto Rico (July 25, 1952)
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o "Biografías Jueces Presidentes" (in Spanish). Supreme Court of Puerto Rico. Retrieved August 11, 2013.