Ameurfina Melencio-Herrera

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Ameurfina Aguinaldo Melencio-Herrera (11 May 1922 – 12 October 2020) was a Filipino judge. She served as an Associate Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court from 1979 until her retirement in 1992. She was the second woman appointed to the Supreme Court,[1] filling the vacancy left by the retirement of the first female Supreme Court Justice, Cecilia Muñoz-Palma.

Melencio-Herrera died in Cabanatuan on 12 October 2020, aged 98.[2]

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  1. "SC Justice Carolina Griño-Aquino passes away". Sun.Star. 24 December 2012. Archived from the original on 16 April 2013. Retrieved 6 January 2013.
  2. Ex-SC Justice Ameurfina Melencio-Herrera dies