Aguhon: Recognition Rites of the UP College of Law Class of 2021

Greetings and Welcome to Aguhon: Recognition Rites of the UP College of Law Class of 2021! Register via: https://bit.ly/Aguhon2021Registration The Class of 2021 chose Aguhon, Bisaya for compass, as the symbol for its graduation. Aguhon celebrates the end of a journey unique and personal to every member of the graduating class and symbolizes new beginnings for each of them. The path that the graduates have taken to reach this point has been unlike any other. The members of Class 2021 have traversed unchartered territory in overcoming the demands of law school and found their way in these uncertain and challenging…

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Applicants Qualified for Admission for Academic Year 2021-2022

Final List of Applicants Qualified for Admission for Academic Year 2021-2022 The Admissions Committee of the UP College of Law is pleased to announce that a total of 345 applicants have qualified for admission to the College's Juris Doctor program in Diliman and BGC for the Academic Year 2021-2022. Please be advised that the Admissions Committee will not entertain any request for reconsideration for admission. Click here to download a copy of the final list.

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Key Issues Surrounding Unionism at the Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic

UP LAW LABOR CLUSTER HOLDS A WEBINAR ON THE KEY ISSUES SURROUNDING UNIONISM AT THE TIME OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC The UP College of Law Labor Law Cluster successfully hosted its 4th webinar entitled “Unionism in the Time of Covid: Legal and Practical Issues” on 29 May 2021, attended by over 500 participants. It was livestreamed via Facebook page, with 137 plays, 30 shares, 72 reactions and 4 comments. The participants included Deans and professors, and students from the U.P. College of Law and other law schools across the country. The webinar session was aimed to inform and enlighten the…

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Role of ICC in Drug War Probe, Prosecution of Crimes Against Humanity

UP IHR, UP IILS, IBP webinar highlights role of ICC in Drug War probe, prosecution of crimes against humanity To assist the public in understanding the nature of crimes against humanity and its implications on the efforts to seek effective remedy, the UP Institute of Human Rights (UP IHR) and the UP Institute of International Legal Studies (UP IILS), in partnership with the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP), co-organized the webinar entitled “Crimes against Humanity and the International Criminal Court: Nature, Procedure, and Implication on the Philippine Situation” via Zoom and Facebook Live. Held on 25 June 2021, the…

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PRIDE IN THE GRAND MANNER

Members of the UP Law Faculty issue Statement of Support for Pride Month “The life of the law has not been logic; it has been experience.” These words by former US Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. echo the voices in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex (LGBTQI+) community who long for ample protection of the law in order to live full and dignified lives. The experiences of Filipino gender minorities reveal a history of repression and exclusion in the legal institutions that the majority of us never had to fight to get access to. Our experiences…

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Dean Pangalangan Retires from the International Criminal Court

Former UP Law Dean Raul Cano Pangalangan Retires from the International Criminal Court Former UP Law Dean Raul Cano Pangalangan has retired as one of the 18 judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Six years ago, he was elected to that body to fill in the post left behind by the late Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago. He served on the international court from 13 July 2015 to 10 March 2021, with him continuing in office until 16 May 2021. Even before his election, he had been involved with the court, having assisted in drafting the Rome Statute, which established…

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