ICC Judge Raul C. Pangalangan Holds a Lecture at UP BGC
ICC Judge Raul C. Pangalangan

ICC Judge Raul C. Pangalangan Holds a Lecture at UP BGC

Judge Raul C. Pangalangan lectured on “Comparative Perspectives in International Criminal Justice” UP College of Law Professor and International Criminal Court (ICC) Judge Raul C. Pangalangan lectured on “Comparative Perspectives in International Criminal Justice” in the forum organized by the Philippine Society of International Law (PSIL), in cooperation with the UP Law Center Institute of Human Rights (IHR) and Institute…

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Legal Lesson in the Misuse Of Law

Lawfare - misuse of the law to go after perceived political enemies In a extensive interview Professor Antonio La Viña presented a thoughtful reflection on what needs to be done in the face of the number of cases using lawfare to go after critics of the government, be they in business, activists, opposition politicians, religious people, or perceived dissenters in…

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A Question of Academic Freedom in Legal Education

Does LEB encroach on Supreme Court’s power to regulate and supervise the legal profession: a question of academic freedom in legal education: Law class discussion could well be enriched hereon with the recent Supreme Court decision on Oscar Pimentel et al. vs. Salvador Medialdea and the Legal Education Board (LEB). Petitioners in this case questioned the power of the LEB…

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Global Magnitsky Act: As International Law

Global Magnitsky Act: As International Law Leading human rights advocate and public international law teacher Antonio La Viña elucidates the Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act, which sanctions specific violators of human rights, globally. It bans them from entry into the USA along with freezing of their assets. In his column “Eagle Eyes” in the Manila Standard of 30 December…

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News Media Report on Faculty’s Statement of Support

News media report on UP Law Faculty’s call to dismiss baseless charges against its Professors At least two news media channels have taken note of the UP Law Faculty Statement of Support posted online last Monday. The Statement denounces as harassment, charges brought against Professor Theodore Te, Professor Serafin Salvador Jr., and former Professor Florin Hilbay, along with members of the Integrated…

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Parsing Maynilad vs. DENR Decision

Maynilad vs. DENR is a significant decision penned by the Philippine Supreme Court. Lawyer-Columnist of the Manila Standard, Tony La Viña describes it as “probably the best environmental decision of the Philippine Supreme Court.” In his column “Eagle Eyes” of October 15, 2019, donning his hat as law professor he discusses the four doctrines that provide the basis of the…

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