UP IHR Participates AUN-HRE Annual Members Meeting

UP IHR participates in the ASEAN University Network-Human Rights Education's (AUN-HRE) annual members’ meeting The UP Institute of Human Rights (UP IHR), represented by Director Professor Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan and University Researcher Atty. James Gregory Villasis, took part in the annual network meeting of the ASEAN University Network- Human Rights Education (AUN-HRE) held online on 31 January 2023. The meeting was called to inform the members of the status of the Network’s past human rights projects as well as to seek comments, suggestions, and collaborations for its future programs. The meeting was presided over by AUN-HRE’s Chair/Convener, Professor Vachararuttai Boontinand who…

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Code of Crimes Culminating Activity

Culminating Activity of the Code of Crimes Revision Committee and Transmittal of the Code of Crimes to Congress The Code of Crimes Committee, with the UP Law Center – Institute of Government and Law Reform sitting as Committee Secretariat, celebrated the culmination of the Code of Crimes Project on January 25, 2023 at the Malcolm Hall Learning Commons from 10:00am to 12:00pm. The Code of Crimes Revision Project began as early as 2014 in an effort to overhaul Act No. 3815, or Revised Penal Code of the Philippines, which was enacted as early as 1930. Many special penal laws have…

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Prof. Tiu selected as National Rapporteur on Corporate Climate Change Litigation

Prof. Tiu selected as National Rapporteur on Corporate Climate Change Litigation The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) and its Global Perspectives on Corporate Climate Legal Tactics Project selected Assistant Professor Michael T. Tiu, Jr. as the National Rapporteur for the Philippines to analyse and compare best practices to facilitate continuous improvement in the implementation of climate change law. As National Rapporteur, Prof. Tiu will also lead the International Experts Group composed of scientists, policy-makers, practitioners, and judges from the Philippines who will provide input and deliberate on corporate climate change litigation in the country. Congratulations, Prof. Tiu!…

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Asian Society of Labour Law Holds Manila Special Conference

The Asian Society of Labour Law (AsianSLL) held a Special Conference in Manila last 16-17 December 2022, with the theme “Labour Rights in the New Normal”. The Conference was organized in cooperation with the Workers and Employees Program (WEP), University of the Philippines College of Law/Law Center. Labour law practitioners, academics, experts, and law students from all over Asia attended physically in the Malcolm Theater and Bocobo Hall, both in the UP Law Complex, Diliman, Quezon City, and virtually via Zoom Webinar. The Manila Special Conference is the second AsianSLL conference held in Manila, after the 2010 Biennial Conference which…

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Law Aptitude Examination (LAE) 2023 ANNOUNCEMENT

Opening of Applications The UP College of Law is pleased to announce that applications for the 2023 Law Aptitude Examination (LAE) are now being accepted. The College will be accepting applicants for Diliman, BGC and Iloilo campuses. The deadline for LAE registration and submission of academic records and other requirements is on 17 February 2023. The LAE, which will be administered online, will be held on 12 March 2023, Sunday at 9:00 a.m. Please also take note of the following dates for prerequisite activities to the LAE: Mock LAE - 26 February 2023 at 9:00 a.m. Practice LAE - anytime…

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Philippine Law Journal Volume 96 Examination Result

Philippine Law Journal Student Editorial Board Volume 96, A.Y. 2022-2023 The Faculty Examination Committee is pleased to announce the students who attained the ten highest scores in the qualifying legal writing and editing examinations of the Philippine Law Journal (Volume 96, A.Y. 2022-2023): Rañola, Bianca Marie J. Angela M. Chair Sanders, Robert Jr. M. Vice-Chair Mangahas, Iñaqui Angelo Member Nonato, Vince Alvic Alexis F. Member Butac, Troy John G. Member Cañaveral, Maria Isabel R. Member Ramirez, Mika Andrea O. Member Estrada, Katrina Kaye N. Member Castro, Jan Aurel Nikolai M. Member Manlangit, Luis Alfonso F. Member Under the rules of…

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