On Freedom of the Press and the Rule of Law

A free press is indispensable to the rule of law. When the truth cannot come out because the press is cowed, captured, or co-opted, the rule of law is undermined. When it is not possible to hold government accountable because the press is not free to report, the rule of law is degraded. We, concerned faculty members of the University…

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Message of the UP Law Dean on the Release of the Bar Results

Masalimuot ang panahon nang dahil sa isang salot na bumabagabag sa lipunan. Nguni’t hindi tayo hihingi ng paumanhin sa ating galak na nadarama. May karagdagang isang daan at apatnapu’t isang abogado mula sa UP College of Law ang ngayo’y nakahanda nang ipagpatuloy ang tradisyon ng paglilingkod at pagtataguyod sa pantay-pantay na pagpapairal ng batas.

To our bar passers, remember the rule of law. Alalahaning ikaw’y naiiba sapagkat ikaw’y iskolar ng bayan at may pananagutan sa bayang tumustos ng iyong pag-aaral.

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Dean Fides Cordero-Tan: UP Law Helps Online Legal Assistance Goes Live Monday, 20 April

I am pleased to announce that on Monday, April 20, 2020, at 8:00 in the morning, #UPLawHelps will go live. This is an online legal assistance platform conceptualized and designed to handle requests for legal assistance, legal advice and education, and if necessary, legal representation for issues arising from the implementation of the Enhanced Community Quarantine. You may access UPLawHelps…

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ONAR Announcement

ONAR Annoucement, Re; Rules for Submission In compliance with the Resolution No. 11 and the UPD Chancellor’s announcement dated 10 and 17 March 2020, as well as Office of the Dean UP College of Law Memo dated 15 and 17 March 2020 that work in UP Diliman is SUSPENDED until 14 April 2020, the ONAR Office will also be CLOSED…

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Temporary Contact Details for the UP Law Complex

Temporary Contact Details for the UP Law Complex During the implementation of the enhanced community quarantine, all our offices are closed and only work from home arrangement is allowed. In case you need to reach us, please contact the relevant office through the contact details below: Please view the UP LAW COVID-19 RESPONSE page for all pertinent information on how we are…

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UP College of Law Statement of Support

Faculty members express grave concern over the filing of criminal charges against UP Law professors Theordore O. Te and Serafin U. Salvador Jr., former UP professor Florin T. Hilbay, the lawyers of the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) and the Free Legal Assistance Group (FLAG), based on the statement of Peter Joemel Advincula, a person whose credibility is in…

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