Chancellor Nemenzo’s Update on COVID-19

Chancellor Nemenzo's Update on COVID-19 Situation in UPD as of March 12, 2020 Uploaded on Youtube, open link here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eT80Fb4fYpI   12 March 2020 Dear Members of the UP Diliman Community, Yesterday, the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Since my statement two days ago, the Department of Health has reported a rise in the number of COVID-19…

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Gender Law and Policy Program Opinion Receives Affirmation

Gender Law and Policy Program Opinion Receives Affirmation In a first for the fledgling Gender Law and Policy Program of the UP College of Law, the Insurance Commission affirmed GLPP’s position that LGBTQ members may designate beneficiaries of their choice in their insurance plan. Earlier Professor Leo Battad, program director of the Gender Law and Policy Program had sought the…

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Primal Liberty vs Rule of Law

Primal Liberty vs Rule of Law: lawfare in times of democratic backsliding At a Forum on Lawfare: weaponizing the law against democratic dissent, leading civil liberties advocate Dr. Pacifico Agabin, former Dean of the UP College of Law, put in context the terms “lawfare”, “weaponizing the law” and the “rule of law”. Associating the former two with democratic backsliding, he…

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2020 Jessup Intenational Law Moot Court Champions

UP Law emerged as National Champions in Philippine Qualifying Rounds of the 2020 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition For the third straight year, UP Law emerged as National Champions in the recently concluded Philippine Qualifying Rounds of the 2020 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. As the Philippine Team, UP Law will represent the country…

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ICC Judge Raul C. Pangalangan Holds a Lecture at UP BGC
ICC Judge Raul C. Pangalangan

ICC Judge Raul C. Pangalangan Holds a Lecture at UP BGC

Judge Raul C. Pangalangan lectured on “Comparative Perspectives in International Criminal Justice” UP College of Law Professor and International Criminal Court (ICC) Judge Raul C. Pangalangan lectured on “Comparative Perspectives in International Criminal Justice” in the forum organized by the Philippine Society of International Law (PSIL), in cooperation with the UP Law Center Institute of Human Rights (IHR) and Institute…

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Legal Lesson in the Misuse Of Law

Lawfare - misuse of the law to go after perceived political enemies In a extensive interview Professor Antonio La Viña presented a thoughtful reflection on what needs to be done in the face of the number of cases using lawfare to go after critics of the government, be they in business, activists, opposition politicians, religious people, or perceived dissenters in…

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