UP Law Launches LL.M. Program

The Master of Laws (LL.M.) program of the UP College of Law seeks to attract candidates from various legal backgrounds and experiences, particularly those who are interested in specializing in Cross-Border and Regional Practice and Government, Public Advocacy and Judging. Candidates of the program must successfully obtain 24 units for a period of at least one academic calendar year. The…

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Prof Aguiling-Pangalangan’s FLP Lecture

Professor Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan: “Parents and Children: When Law and Technology Unbundle Traditional Identities” (FLP Professorial Chair Lecture) Professor Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan delivered the lecture  "Parents and Children: When Law and Technology Unbundle Traditional Identities" as part of the Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity Professorial Chair on March 28, 2019, at the University of the Philippines-College of Law. Her lecture is part…

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Prof Te on the Application of a Law “ex post facto”

Prof. Te: Deep freeze for the constitutional guarantee against ex post facto laws In the column “Deep Dive” of 15 Feb. 2019, Professor Theodore Te dissects the arrests of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa and of former Rappler researcher Reynaldo Santos, Jr., on grounds of the constitutional prohibition against ex post facto laws. The theory of the DOJ on cyber libel…

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Prof Grecia-De Vera on the Philippine Competition Act

Prof. Gwen Grecia-De Vera: "Intellectual Property Rights and Competition Law: A Context for Coordination and Harmonization" "Intellectual Property Rights and Competition Law: A Context for Coordination and Harmonization" Prof. Gwen Grecia-De Vera Link: Ateneo Law Journal Vol. 62, No. 4, 2018 In enacting the Philippine Competition Act (PCA), does the Philippines’ pursuit in combating disadvantageous monopolies defeat the rights given by…

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Prof Te: Legal Lesson on Service of Penalty

Prof. Theodore Te: Legal lesson on service of Penalty Professor Theodore Te, who teaches Criminal Law in UP, explains the Sandiganbayan ruling convicting former First Lady Imelda Marcos of graft, under RA 3019. In Rappler’s online column “Deep Dive” Professor Te, who served as Court Administrator until recently, touched on questions such as: the effect of age on the 89…

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IMLOS Director on ASEAN-China Code of Conduct

Maritime Law expert discusses draft code of conduct between ASEAN and China In a continuing public conversation on the subject, Director of IMLOS Professor Jay Batongbacal discusses the draft code of conduct in the South China Sea that is being proposed between ASEAN and China. Recognized for his expertise in the Law of the Sea, Professor Batongbacal is oft sought…

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