Local February 5, 2019 | 10:35 am

Supreme Court chief justice to step down

Santo Domingo.- Supreme Court of chief justice Mariano Germán Mejía, on Monday announced that he won’t undergo the National Magistrates Council’s evaluations to replace or confirm the members of that high court .

He said he will continue in the evaluations as a member of the Council and remain on the bench until the body chooses his replacement.

Reading from a letter after Monday’s Council meeting, Germán said that his decision was “irrevocable” and had “strictly personal reasons.”

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