UP LDMU Clinches Two Championships

UP LDMU clinches two championships, seven speaker awards in first half of academic year Mooters from the UP College of Law and the UP Law Debate and Moot Court Union (LDMU) bagged two championships and seven speaker awards in the first half of Academic Year 2019-2020, continuing the College’s long history of excellence in oral and written advocacy. In August…

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Public forum on the People vs. Ampatuan Decision

Public forum on the People vs. Ampatuan Decision On January 29, 2020, a little over a month after the court Decision penned by Judge Jocelyn Solis-Reyes of Quezon City Regional Trial Court Branch 221 convicting the influential Ampatuan brothers, Datu Andal Jr. and Zaldy Andal, of 57 counts of murder in the controversial “Maguindanao Massacre” of 2009, the Institute of…

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UP Law Class of 1993 Scholarship Fund

Alumni create a generous new scholarship fund to support next generation of UP Law students This January 23, 2020, the UP College of Law welcomed class 1993 alumni and friends back to University of the Philippines at its BGC campus during the launch of the UP LAE (Law Admissions Exam) Roadshow. Along with opportunities to reconnect and network, the event…

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IILS Conducts Biodiversity and Climate Change Forum

IILS Conducts Biodiversity and Climate Change Forum The 1st Southeast Asian Biodiversity and Climate Change Policy Forum was held on 7 January 2020 at the University of the Philippines College of Law. Organized by the Institute of International Legal Studies in partnership with Parabukas, the Forum examined the role of policy and cooperative action at this critical juncture for the…

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A Question of Academic Freedom in Legal Education

Does LEB encroach on Supreme Court’s power to regulate and supervise the legal profession: a question of academic freedom in legal education: Law class discussion could well be enriched hereon with the recent Supreme Court decision on Oscar Pimentel et al. vs. Salvador Medialdea and the Legal Education Board (LEB). Petitioners in this case questioned the power of the LEB…

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UP Law is in the Finals of the 2020 SEARR

UP LAW FINISHES IN THE FINALS OF THE 2020 STETSON MOOT SOUTHEAST ASIAN REGIONAL ROUNDS The UP Law Stetson Team finished as finalists at the Southeast Asian Regional Rounds (SEARR) of the 24th Stetson International Environmental Moot Court Competition. This is the 8th consecutive year that UP Law has reached the championship rounds in Stetson SEARR. The contingent argued as…

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