UP LAW FACULTY

UP LAW FACULTY

Professor

Elizabeth AGUILING-PANGALANGAN

eapangalangan@up.edu.ph
(+632) 8 920 5514 loc 204

EDUCATION

University of the Philippines, Bachelor of Arts in  (1978)

University of the Philippines, Bachelor of Law (1983)

Harvard University, Master of Laws (1989)

PROFILE

Professor Aguiling-Pangalangan, who holds the rank of Professor 12, is the Director of the Institute of Human Rights of the UP Law Center.

She obtained her A.B. (1978) and LL.B. (1983) at the University of the Philippines Diliman, and her Master of Laws degree (1989) from Harvard Law School (HLS). She was a fellow of the International Family Planning Leadership Program at the University of California Sta. Cruz (2005), and a Visiting Scholar (1997-98) and Research Fellow (2007) at the East Asian Legal Studies Program of HLS.

For the past 25 years, Professor Aguiling-Pangalangan has taught Persons and Family Relations, Conflict of Laws, Child’s Rights, Contracts, Agency, Partnership, Legal Ethics and Bioethics. She has lectured at the Leiden University Law School’s Advance Masterclass in Human Rights, and Summer School on Children’s Rights (2019), and was part of the Faculty Panel of the Masterclass for Migration at the University of Antwerp Faculty of Law (2018). She has served the University as Executive Director of the U.P. Center for Integrative and Development Studies (2007-2009).

Prof. Aguiling-Pangalangan has authored several books including Marriage and Unmarried Cohabitation: The Rights of Husbands, Wives and Lovers, Not Bone of My Bone But Still My Own: A Treatise on the Philippine Law on Adoption; Conflict of Laws: Cases Materials and Comments (co-authored with Justice Jorge Coquia), and Towards Better Enforcement of the Decisions of the UN and other International and Regional Human Rights Bodies (co-authored with Atty. Daniel Lising). She has been published by Cambridge University Press, Routledge Law and Kluwer Law International.

She is a member of the Hague Conference of Private International Law (HCCH) Experts’ Group on Parentage and Surrogacy, and the Special Commission on Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments. She attended The Hague Academy of International Law on a scholarship in 1997 and lectured in its Extension Programme in 2003. Professor Aguiling-Pangalangan drafted the Domestic Adoption Act of 1998, and was a member of the drafting committee of the implementing rules and regulations of the Magna Carta of Women (2010) and the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law (2013). She was a consultant to the UN Women on CEDAW Based Legal Review of Migration and Trafficking Laws in the Philippines, the WHO on the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, the Department of Foreign Affairs on the Development of ASEAN Legal Instruments on Human Rights, and the Department of Social Welfare and Development on adoption and alternative child care, among others.

PUBLICATIONS

Books

Author, MARRIAGE AND UNMARRIED COHABITATION: THE RIGHTS OF HUSBANDS, WIVES, AND LOVERS (2014).

Co-Author, EMBEDDED EXCLUSIONS: RH RESTRICTIONS AS GENDER DISCRIMINATION (2013).

Author, NOT BONE OF MY BONE BUT STILL MY OWN: A TREATISE ON THE PHILIPPINE LAW ON ADOPTION (2013).

Co-Author & Editor, LOOKING AFTER FILIPINO CHILDREN (Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan, ed., 2011).

Co-author, IMPOSING MISERY: THE IMPACT OF MANILA’S CONTRACEPTIVE BAN, CENTER FOR REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS (Pardiss Kebriaeri ed., 2008).

Co-Author, THE ANTI-VAWC ACT: CRIMINAL AND CIVIL REMEDIES CONVERGE WITH COMMUNITY RESPONSES (2005).

Author, REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH, RIGHTS, AND THEIR PROGENY: NORMS IN CASE AND STATUTE LAW (2003).

Author, TEACHING THE LAW ON FAMILY RELATIONS (2001).

Co-Author, CONFLICT OF LAWS: CASES, MATERIALS AND COMMENTS (2000).

Co-Author, CONFLICT OF LAWS: CASES, MATERIALS AND COMMENTS (1995).

Articles

Author, Forum Selection Clauses in International Commercial Arbitration, 39 J. Integ. Bar Phil. 57 (2014).

Author, The Philippines: Native Culture, Transplanted Institutions and Women’s Rights, In LAW AND LEGAL INSTITUTIONS OF ASIA: TRADITIONS, ADAPTATIONS AND INNOVATION (Ann Black & Gary Bell, eds., 2011).

Co-Author, Catholic Fundamentalism and Its Impact on Women’s Political Participation in the Philippines, In RELIGIOUS FUNDAMENTALISMS AND THEIR GENDERED IMPACTS IN ASIA, (Claudia Derichs & Andrea Flescenberg, eds., 2010).

Author, Responses to Victims of Domestic Violence in the Philippines, In SUPPORT FOR VICTIMS OF CRIME IN ASIA, (Wing-Cheong Chan, ed., 2008).

Author & Editor, Rights of Children in Armed Conflict Under the Convention of the Rights of the Child and Domestic Laws, In CHILDREN IN ARMED CONFLICT: A ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION (Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan & Harry Roque eds., 2006).

Author, Parental Authority and Negotiated Justice, In VOL. 1 XII CONGRESO MUNDIAL DE DERECHO PROCESAL: OBSTENCION DE INFORMATION Y DE ASUNCION PROBATORIA (Marcel Storme & Lara Gomez eds., 2005).

Author, The Consumer’s Alternative: Dispute Resolution Process in Consumer Protection, in Dispute Resolution Mechanism in the Philippines, Asian Law Series No. 18 (2002).

COURSES TAUGHT

Persons and Family Relations

Private International Law

Supervised Legal Research

Constitutional Law

Contracts

Agency and Partnership

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