Andres dela Rosa Narvasa
(born November 30, 1928) was the Chief Justice of the Philippines
from December 1, 1991 to November 30, 1998.
He served as Chairman of the Preparatory Commission for Constitutional Reform, a special agency tasked to look into potentially positive modifications in the Philippine Constitution
, from 1999 to 2000.
During his youth, Narvasa managed to excel in both academics and athletics. He was the captain of the University of Santo Tomas Intramural Basketball Team, as well as the top student of his class at the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Civil Law
Narvasa graduated elementary at Colegio de San Juan de Letran, 1938 (salutatorian), and secondary school at the Arellano High School, 1945 (valedictorian). He earned his Bachelor of Laws, University of Santo Tomas
, 1951 (magna cum laude), his Doctor of Laws (honoris causa), Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila
, April 15, 1992, Doctor of Laws (honoris causa), University of Santo Tomas, November 21, 1992, and Doctor of Laws (honoris causa), Angeles University Foundation, April 1, 1993.
Narvasa graduated magna cum laude
from the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Civil Law, and placed second in the 1951 Philippine Bar Examinations, with a bar rating of 91.6%
Narvasa taught at the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Civil Law. Soon, he became a full professor of law, and eventually Dean of the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Civil... Read More