Retired SC Justice Relova passes on

Posted at 04/24/14 4:32 PM

MANILA – The Supreme Court (SC) said Retired Associate Justice Lorenzo Relova has passed away. He was 98.

In its official account on microblogging service Twitter, the SC said Relova passed away yesterday, April 23.

Relova, the high court's 103rd Associate Justice, served from May 14, 1982 to January 19, 1986, the SC said.

The late justice taught at the Ateneo Law School for four decades and was inducted to the Professors of Law Hall of Fame in 2012.

The SC said Relova's remains will lie in state starting at 4 p.m. on April 25 at the Magallanes Church.