Law Center Launches National Moot Court Training

The UP Law Center Institute of International Legal Studies and UP Law Debate and Moot Court Union (LDMU) launched a National Moot Court Training Series in Father Saturnino Urios University, Butuan City, Agusan del Norte, last September 7-8, 2019. The program aims to develop novice moot court participantsfrom all over the country and inspire interest in competitive mooting as a…

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UP Law Prof Elected at the HCCH Special Commission

Professor Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan elected vice chair of Special Commission on Recognition of Foreign Judgments UP Law Professor Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan was elected as one of the Vice Chairs of the Special Commission on Recognition of Foreign Judgments during the 22nd Diplomatic Session of the Hague Conference of Private International Law (HCCH) at the Peace Palace in the Hague, Netherlands from 18…

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UP Law Student Awarded Gawad Tsanselor 2018

A graduating evening student of the College of Law has been awarded the "Gawad Tsanselor Para sa Mga Natatanging Mag-Aaral" by the University of the Philippines.Lee Edson P. Yarcia, M.D., is one of the three outstanding students to receive the award. The award is given annually to honor exemplary members of the UP community. A search committee convenes and rigorously…

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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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