Biography

Courses Taught
Representative Publications
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Research Interests:
Environmental law
Law and politics
Judicial Politics
Constitutional amendments
Constitutional law

Office: 216 Malcolm Hall
Mail: College of Law, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City 1101
Tel: 920-5514 loc. 403
E-mail: dan.gatmaytan@gmail.com, dante.gatmaytan@upd.edu.ph

DANTE B. GATMAYTAN
Professor of Law

Publications

 

Books

• Author, CONSTITUTIONAL LAW IN THE PHILIPPINES: GOVERNMENT STRUCTURE (2015)

• Author, A HANDBOOK ON LOCAL ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE (2014)

• Author, LEGAL METHOD ESSENTIALS 2.0 (2014)

• Author, LOCAL GOVERNMENT LAW AND JURISPRUDENCE (2014)

• Editor, GRANDEUR: LECTURES DELIVERED ON THE OCCASION OF CENTENNIAL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES COLLEGE OF LAW (2013)

 

Articles

• Author, Judicial Review of Peace Initiatives, 34 UCLA PACIFIC BASIN LAW JOURNAL No. 1 at 47-68 (2016)

• Author, Impeachment as a Popular Check on Official Misconduct, 37 IBP JOURNAL NO. 3&4 at 146-58 (2012)

• Co-Author, Averting Diversity: A Review of Nominations and Appointments to the Philippine Supreme Court (1988-2008), 6 ASIAN JOURNAL OF COMPARATIVE LAW at 1-18 (2011)

• Author, From Cariño to Central Mindanao University: The Troubled Trek of the Right to Ancestral Domains, 36 IBP JOURNAL NO. 2&3 at 38-53 (2011)

• Author, The Judicial Review of Constitutional Amendments: The Insurance Theory in Post-Marcos Philippines, 1 PHIL. LAW AND SOCIETY REVIEW NO. 1 at 74-94 (2011)

• Author, Can Constitutionalism Constrain Constitutional Change?, 3 NORTHWESTERN INTERDISCIPLINARY LAW REVIEW NO. 1 at 22-38 (2010)

• Author, Crafting Policies for the Guantánamo Bay Detainees: An Interbranch Perspective, THE DEPAUL RULE OF LAW JOURNAL at 1-18 (2010)

• Author, Judicial Restraint and the Enforcement of Environmental Rights in the Philippines, 12 OREGON REVIEW OF INT’L LAW NO. 1 at 1-30 (2010)

• Author, Artificial Judicial Environmental Activism: Oposa v. Factoran as Aberration, 17 INDIANA INT’L & COMPARATIVE LAW REVIEW NO. 1 at 1-28 (2007)

• Author, Changing Constitutions: Judicial Review and Redemption in the Philippines, 25 UCLA PACIFIC BASIN LAW JOURNAL No. 1 at 1-24 (2007)

• Author, It’s All the Rage: Popular Uprisings and Philippine Democracy, 15 PACIFIC RIM LAW & POLICY JOURNAL NO. 1 at 1-37 (2006)

• Author, The Illusion of Intergenerational Equity: Oposa v. Factoran as Pyrrhic Victory, 15 GEORGETOWN INT’L ENVIRONMENTAL LAW REVIEW NO. 3 at 457-85 (2003)

• Author, Environmental Dispute and Resolution Techniques in the Philippines, in DISPUTE RESOLUTION MECHANISM IN THE PHILIPPINES, ASIAN LAW SERIES NO. 18 (2002)

• Author, Death and the Maid: Work, Violence, and the Filipina in the International Labor Market, 20 HARVARD WOMEN’S LAW JOURNAL at 229-62 (1997)

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Education:

LLB, University of the Philippines, 1991
MSEL, Vermont Law School, 1995
LLM, University of California, Los Angeles, 1996