E-Notarization Survey Of Lawyers

UP-WILOCI held an e-forum on Notarization In the New Normal inviting experts in the field of law and of technology. UP-WILOCI held an e-forum on Notarization In the New Normal inviting experts in the field of law and of technology to discuss its various aspects.  In a webinar, which also launched the Manila Chapter of Legal Hackers, an open culture community of lawyers, technologists, designers, entrepreneurs, among others, that has chapters in 130 cities around the world. Atty. Elvira Duavit a WILOCI member, who is a Professorial Lecturer at the…

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Considering Interim Solutions for Notarization

Considering Interim Solutions for Notarization The business of the courts needs to continue even in extraordinary times – in the time of COVID to dispense justice using COVID measures of social distancing.  Thus, we see the emergence of the virtual or e-court as a means of facilitating the daily work of the courts around the country. Notarization of documents is a fundamental need in the country’s legal system.  Considering this need, UP-WILOCI held an e-forum on Notarization In the New Normal inviting experts in the field of law and of…

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List of 2020 LAE Qualifiers

University of the Philippines College of Law List of 2020 LAE Qualifiers The UP College of Law Admissions Committee is pleased to announce that a total of 349 applicants to the LAE have qualified to participate in the preparatory program to be conducted as prerequisite to admission to the UP College of Law. The qualifiers will receive their individual letters containing the terms of participation in the program. The Admissions Committee will not entertain any request for reconsideration of the list of LAE qualifiers. Download the PDF Copy here.

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Veto Anti-Terrorism Bill

Calling On The President To Veto Anti-Terrorism Bill Even as the President has to still sign it into law, the “Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020” is causing trepidation in academia. On 2 June the All UP Academic Employees Union issued a statement denouncing the bill — passed by both houses of Congress — under the rubric “De-Pacto Martial Law At Ang Mas Mabangis Na Anti-Terror Law.” This was followed by the Institute of Human Rights of the UPLaw Center, led by Professor Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan,  expressing its strong opposition to it and…

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Impact of COVID-19 in the Judiciary

UP IAJ, organizations, hold webinar series on the impact of COVID-19 in the judiciary The University of the Philippines Institute for Administration of Justice (UP IAJ) together with co-convenors that comprise the Courts of Appointments Watch (CAW) shall hold the second installment of its three-part webinar series #EyesontheCourt: A Court Appointments Watch Webinar Series on the Impact of COVID19 on Access to Justice and the Judiciary’s Role in Shaping the New Normal. The session entitled “Challenges to Rendering Justice During and After the Pandemic” is scheduled on June 3, 2020…

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Notice for 2020 LAE Examinees

Notice for 2020 LAE Examinees The Admissions Committee hereby gives notice of the following policies and protocols governing  the admission of First Year students  to the UP College of Law  for the Academic Year 2020-2021. The list of LAE passers will be released through email from the Office of the College Secretary no later than 09 June 2020. The cut-off mark for LAE passing will be a composite of the applicant's LAE rank, the general weighted average obtained in the undergraduate course, certain Affirmative Action Indicators, and other qualifications the Committee…

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