Minita Chico-Nazario

Minita Chico-Nazario
155th Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines
In office
February 10, 2004 - December 5, 2009
Appointed byGloria Macapagal-Arroyo
Preceded byJosue N. Bellosillo
Succeeded byJose C. Mendoza
Personal details
Born (1939-12-05) December 5, 1939 (age 77)
San Miguel, Bulacan, Commonwealth of the Philippines
Spouse(s)Rod Nazario (deceased)


Minita Chico-Nazario (given birth to Dec 5, 1939) is a past Associate Justice from the Supreme Courtroom from the Philippines. She was appointed towards the courtroom by Chief executive Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo on Feb 10, 2004.


Given birth to in San Miguel, Bulacan, Justice Chico-Nazario was the first woman justice in the Sandiganbayan and its own first woman presiding justice. She was wedded to Pole Nazario (1935–2009), mentioned to be the 1st business supervisor/promoter of Manny Pacquiao, to that they had three kids: Rhoderick, Rommelious, and Karen .[1]She finished elementary and senior high school education at Our Woman of Loreto University, Sampaloc, Manila (1952) with Our Woman of Loreto University (1956), respectively. She gained her A.B. in the University from the Philippines (1958).Her appointment towards the supreme courtroom was a homecoming of types, since she began as the interpersonal secretary from the past due Secretary of Justice Juan Liwag after graduating from the University or college from the Philippines University of Legislation in 1962. Justice Nazario was appointed Department Clerk of Courtroom from the Sandiganbayan’s Initial Department and was appointed Regional Trial Courtroom Judge of Biñan, Laguna. Similarly, she was a teacher of law in the Perpetual Help University or college in Todas las Piñas Town (1994–1997). Ahead of her appointment towards the high courtroom, she had a lot more than 40 years of continuous service in authorities.Justice Nazario may be the current chief executive from the Philippine Ladies Judges Association and dean of University or college of Perpetual Help University of Legislation. Justice Nazario was the Felony Law Pub Examiner for the entire year 2000.

Some notable opinions

Estrada v. Desierto (2004) — on jurisdiction of Courtroom of Appeals over appeals from Ombudsman decisions Nikko Resort Manila Backyard v. Reyes (2005) — with an actions for damages submitted by comedian Amay Bisaya against Makati resort MMDA v. Garin (2005) — on expert of MMDA to confiscate driver's licenses People v. Hon. Tirona (2005) — on correct of prosecution to charm from judgments of acquittal People's Journal v. Theonen (2005) - on libel actions involving private individuals as injured celebrations Province of Rizal v. Professional Secretary (2005) — on closure of San Mateo landfill Lambino v. COMELEC (2006) - Dissenting — on people's effort as a setting to amend the Constitution from the Philippines Alvarez v. PICOP (2006) — on transformation of timber permit agreements