Qualified for Admission for Academic Year 2022-2023

Final List Qualified for Admission for Academic Year 2022-2023 The Admissions Committee of the UP College of Law is pleased to announce that a total of 402 applicants have qualified for admission to the College’s Juris Doctor program in Diliman, BGC and Iloilo for the Academic Year 2022-2023. Please be advised that the Admissions Committee will not entertain any request for reconsideration for admission. Click here to download the list.

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DTI Acknowledges Crucial Support from the U.P. Law Center

The Philippines Accedes to the UNECC; DTI Acknowledges Crucial Support from the U.P. Law Center Cross-border electronic communications and contracts involving Philippine parties are now subject to the United Nations Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts (UNECC), following the adoption in June 2022 by President Rodrigo Duterte of the instrument of ratification for the Convention, which the Philippines had originally signed in September 2007. The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), led by Secretary Ramon Lopez had spearheaded the efforts towards the country’s accession to the Convention. The UNECC facilitates the use of electronic communications in…

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List of LAE 2022 Qualifiers for Interview

Qualifiers for Interview after the Law Aptitude Examination The Admissions Committee of the UP College of Law is pleased to announce that based on the results of the Law Aptitude Examination (LAE) and undergraduate general weighted averages, a total of 422 applicants have qualified for the interviews to be conducted to determine the final list of applicants to be admitted to the College's Juris Doctor program for the Academic Year 2022-2023. The interview will commence within the month of June 2022. Those who have qualified for interview will be notified of their respective schedules. The College reserves the right to…

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UP IHR co-hosts the 2022 World Press Freedom Day forum

Cyberattacks, Fake News, and Disinformation in Southeast Asia's Elections: The Ailment, The Antidote On the occasion of the 2022 World Press Freedom Day, the UP Law Center Institute of Human Rights (UP IHR), the Advocates for Freedom of Expression Coalition-Southeast Asia (AFEC-SEA), and the Center for International Law-Philippines (CenterLaw) hosted a virtual forum entitled “Cyberattacks, Fake News, and Disinformation in Southeast Asia's Elections: The Ailment, The Antidote” on 3 May 2022 via Zoom and Facebook Live. The delegates and attendees were welcomed by UP IHR Director Professor Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan, AFEC-SEA Chairperson Atty. Gilbert T. Andres, and CenterLaw President Atty. Joel…

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Curbing the Pandemic of Disinformation

Curbing the Pandemic of Disinformation: What Really Happened During Martial Law On 21 April 2022, the UP Institute of Human Rights (UP IHR) and Democracy Watch Philippines - a citizen-led democratic initiative whose advocacies include combating election-related disinformation, hosted the online forum entitled, “Curbing the Pandemic of Disinformation: What Really Happened During Martial Law”. The forum challenged the false narratives being spread on social media about the country’s Martial Law experience under the Marcos Dictatorship. It further underscored the dangers of disinformation & fake news and highlighted the urgent need for everyone to combat it. The event, moderated by UP…

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WEP Holds 4th Online Roundtable Discussion

UP Law Workers And Employees Program (WEP) Holds 4th Online Roundtable Discussion With Various Labor Groups The Workers and Employees Program (WEP) of the University of the Philippines College of Law/Law Center conducted its 4th Online Round Table Discussion (RTD) last April 2, 2022. This is the second in a series of RTDs that tackle the consolidated pandemic-related issues faced by workers and employees, which could also affect them in case of any other disease outbreak in the future. The first in the series was the WEP’s 3rd RTD, held last February 12, 2022, which discussed the original WEP proposal…

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