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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UP Law Prof Elected at the HCCH Special Commission

Professor Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan elected vice chair of Special Commission on Recognition of Foreign Judgments UP Law Professor Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan was elected as one of the Vice Chairs of the Special Commission on Recognition of Foreign Judgments during the 22nd Diplomatic Session of the Hague Conference of Private International Law (HCCH) at the Peace Palace in the Hague, Netherlands from 18…

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Prof Aguiling-Pangalangan’s FLP Lecture

Professor Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan: “Parents and Children: When Law and Technology Unbundle Traditional Identities” (FLP Professorial Chair Lecture) Professor Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan delivered the lecture  "Parents and Children: When Law and Technology Unbundle Traditional Identities" as part of the Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity Professorial Chair on March 28, 2019, at the University of the Philippines-College of Law. Her lecture is part…

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Prof Te on the Application of a Law “ex post facto”

Prof. Te: Deep freeze for the constitutional guarantee against ex post facto laws In the column “Deep Dive” of 15 Feb. 2019, Professor Theodore Te dissects the arrests of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa and of former Rappler researcher Reynaldo Santos, Jr., on grounds of the constitutional prohibition against ex post facto laws. The theory of the DOJ on cyber libel…

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Prof Grecia-De Vera on the Philippine Competition Act

Prof. Gwen Grecia-De Vera: "Intellectual Property Rights and Competition Law: A Context for Coordination and Harmonization" "Intellectual Property Rights and Competition Law: A Context for Coordination and Harmonization" Prof. Gwen Grecia-De Vera Link: Ateneo Law Journal Vol. 62, No. 4, 2018 In enacting the Philippine Competition Act (PCA), does the Philippines’ pursuit in combating disadvantageous monopolies defeat the rights given by…

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