UP GLPP Workshop Series on Protecting LGBTQI+ Families

UP GLPP HOLDS ITS FOUR-PART WORKSHOP SERIES ON PROTECTING LBGBTQI+ FAMILIES UNDER THE CURRENT LEGAL FRAMEWORK The UP Gender Law and Policy Program (UP GLPP) conducted a four-part workshop series entitled, “Protecting LGBTQI+ Families under the Current Legal Framework” last July and August 2021. The webinars provided comprehensive lectures and discussions on the legal protection provided by the current laws and jurisprudence, in the absence of marriage equality laws in the Philippines. The workshop was conducted to provide a deeper understanding of the rights and remedies available to LGBTQI+ individuals and their families. Over 500 registrants across the country took…

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Understanding the President’s Treaty Powers

Understanding the President’s Treaty Powers, Senate Concurrence and Vested Rights under the recent Pangilinan v. Cayetano Ruling On August 11, 2021, political and international law experts assembled for an event titled “Understanding the President’s Treaty Powers, Senate Concurrence and Vested Rights under the recent Pangilinan v. Cayetano Ruling.” This was a Malcolm Lecture co-organized by the UP College of Law, UP Law Center Institute of International Legal Studies, and the Justice George Malcolm Foundation, Inc. Prof. Michael Tiu, Jr. (UP IILS International Criminal Law Program Head) and Prof. Fina Tantuico (Malcolm Foundation Corporate Secretary) facilitated the Malcolm Lecture. Supreme Court…

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Judge Pangalangan is elected member of Institut de Droit International

Institut de Droit International (“IDI”) elected Former International Criminal Court Judge Raul Pangalangan as “membre associé” On 23 August 2021, the Institut de Droit International (“IDI”) elected former Judge of the International Criminal Court Raul Pangalangan as “membre associé.” The IDI (translated: Institute of International Law) was founded in 1873 for the scientific study of international law, and has won the Nobel Peace Prize for its work in promoting “peaceful ties between nations and to make the laws of war more humane." It is a private association and is independent of governments. The IDI has initiated historic peace conferences and…

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Understanding the President’s Treaty Powers, Senate Concurrence and Vested Rights

A webinar on "Understanding the President’s Treaty Powers, Senate Concurrence and Vested Rights under the Recent Pangilinan v. Cayetano Ruling" The UP College of Law, the UP Law Center Institute of International Legal Studies, and the Justice George Malcolm Foundation, Inc. invite everyone to the webinar entitled “Understanding the President’s Treaty Powers, Senate Concurrence and Vested Rights under the Recent Pangilinan v. Cayetano Ruling.” This will be held on August 11, 2021 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM via Zoom. The webinar will feature a discussion of the decision by Prof. Andre Palacios who chairs the IBP International Law Committee.…

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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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