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Human-rights hypocrisy
BusinessMirror. - 2016-08-18
In late 2014 University of Chicago law professor specializing in international law and ... the US government has carried out 424 "extrajudicial" drone strikes in Pakistan alone killing up to 4,000, including 966 civilians and 207 children, all in ...

Senate probe on killings should proceed - CHR
Philstar - 2016-08-20
MANILA, Philippines - Amid the ongoing feud between ... in order to perform our responsibilities," he added. Students of the University of the Philippines College of Law have called on President Duterte to order an investigation of the extrajudicial ...

A model working farm school
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-20
"The Filipino is worth dying for"-- Senator Benigno Aquino jr. Today is the 33rd death anniversary of Senator Ninoy Aquino Jr. His assassination woke us up to the real horrors of Martial Law. His willingness to die for his people started our movement ...

UV team manager Gullas blasts Perasol for 'lack of courtesy' in star duo's transfer to UP Maroons - 2016-05-25
CEBU CITY - University of the Visayas team manager Gerald Anthony 'Samsam' Gullas finally broke his silence on the defection of their two star players to the University of the Philippines, blasting Maroons head coach Bo Perasol for not being decent enough ...

FIL-Am political pioneer, Olympian Monty Manibog dies at 86
Global Nation - 2016-08-23
Monty Manibog in Los Angeles after graduating from Loyola Law School ... a champion in wrestling and gymnastics in the Philippines, winning two gold medals at national championships. As a student at the University of the Philippines (UP), he was twice ...

The will to make it happen
Philstar - 2016-08-22
For more than a decade, the proposal for a reproductive health law had always been a contentious ... Too many of our young get tied up in the responsibility of raising a family without completing their high school education. This makes attaining an ...

Appointment of GOCC directors
Inquirer - 2016-08-21
Many of these appointees were his former classmates in law school, political allies and people who worked with him closely when he was mayor of Davao City for over two decades. Some positions are reportedly not being filled up or are temporarily manned by ...

Surveil -- Amina Rasul: Bangsamoro a golden opportunity for enterprising souls
MSN - 2014-05-05
Mr. Concepcion tapped the Institute for Administration of Justice headed by Professor Patricia Daway, the Institute of Government and Law Reform headed by Atty. Nicholas Ty, and support from the faculty and staff of the UP College of Law, headed by ...

Silliman Law Bags Best Debater, Best Rebuttal Against UP Law - 2016-02-24
... were garnered by the team of the Silliman University College of Law during the 2016 Grand Law Debate against the University of the Philippines-Diliman (UP) held February 19 at the Claire Isabel McGill Luce Auditorium. The debate revolved around the ...

Amid school and law firm ties, Drilon vouches for integrity of new Comelec exec
MSN - 2015-08-04
Guanzon graduated from the University of the Philippines- College of Law and is a former mayor of Cadiz City in Negros Occidental. She is a member of Delta Lambda Sigma, the sister sorority of Sigma Rho fraternity, to which Drilon belongs. Guanzon ...

Garland tells law students that careers can be unpredictable
Manila Bulletin - 2016-08-27
A 1977 graduate of the law school, Garland spent much of his talk discussing his role overseeing investigations into the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing and the case of Unabomber Ted Kaczynski. He choked up as he recalled seeing the massive crater where the ...

Inaugural Speech of Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III - 2016-07-25
My fellow Senators; Chief Justice Sereno, my professor in the UP College of Law, and other members of the Judiciary; Members of the Diplomatic Corps; My fellow Workers in Government; Distinguished Guests; My fellow Countrymen; Ladies and Gentlemen ...

Bar Exam Results 2015: List of Passers out Thursday - 2015-03-24
A Law graduate from UP College of Law topped the bar and ended the 3-year streak of Ateneo Law School as #1 in the Bar Exam. The Philippine Bar Examination 2014 was administered on the four (4) Sundays of October (5, 12, 19 and 26) at the University of Sto.

Soon, another presidential race
Philstar - 2016-08-28
Standing at the forefront of Philippine higher education, UP -- recognized by its new Charter as "the national university" -- very often ... after having served twice as chancellor of UP Diliman. A management expert, she was able to harness ...

Martial law survivors, activists face off with Marcos loyalists
Bulatlat - 2016-09-01
Elmer Labog of KMU (Photo by Dee Ayroso/Bulatlat) Labog was a 17-year-old freshman at the University of the Philippines Los Baños and a member of the Samahan ng Demokratikong Kabataan (SDK) when he and scores of other student activists were "invited ...

Why I hated ROTC
Inquirer Opinion - 2016-08-28
If I could enslave every idealistic Filipino college student for 200 hours, what could I force them to do to build a better country that they are not already doing? I still see my old organizations such as the Management Engineering Association ...

Will there finally be justice for the victims of Martial Law?
Inquirer Lifestyle - 2016-09-03
I had met Loung Ung back in 2004 during a narrative journalism conference sponsored by Harvard University. She had been invited to ... It was painful to listen to them dredge up the past, to open old wounds --to, in a way, retraumatize themselves ...

California extends most ambitious climate change law in US
Philstar - 2016-09-08
It will "keep California on the move to clean up the environment," Brown said moments before ... a professor of environmental law at the University of California, Los Angeles. California is on track to meet the 2020 climate goal that called for reducing ...

Art show relives horrors of martial law for millennials and amnesiacs
Inquirer Lifestyle - 2016-09-11
He was a college student then ... to ruminate means to "bring up and chew again what has already been chewed and swallowed." These commemorative occasions and materials allow audiences to do just that; to redigest martial law for what it was in the ...

UP history profs warn public vs. 'golden age' claims under Marcos
MSN - 2016-02-23
History professors from the University of the Philippines on Wednesday belied claims of pro-Marcos loyalists that the Martial Law era was the "golden age" of Philippine history. In a statement posted on Facebook, the professors dismissed as "deceptive ...

CEGP hails dismissal of libel case versus UP Baguio editor
BusinessMirror. - 2016-09-24
THE College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) has hailed the acquittal of former University of the Philippines (UP) Baguio Outcrop Editor in Chief Jesusa Paquibot in the libel case filed against her by a UP professor in 2011. CEGP said the court ...

Youths stand with martial law victims at CDO rally
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-09-21
READ: Duterte threatens to declare martial law if SC thwarts drug war Renz Ybañez, 18, an out-of-school youth from Tagoloan ... Ybañez is a former TCC student taking up Financial Management but had to stop when her scholarship with a cooperative was ...

Stories of Martial Law
Philstar - 2016-09-19
Untold Stories of Martial Law in Davao" at the Performing Arts Hall of the University of the Philippines Cebu ... Congratulations to the UP Cebu Political Science Society and the political science classes of Dr. Rhodora Bucoy, Prof. Mae Claire Jabines ...

Tales of Matobato revive old pains, dig up secrets
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-09-24
ISLAND GARDEN CITY OF SAMAL, Davao del Norte--For residents of Barangay Tagbaobo here, the appearance of confessed hit man Edgar Matobato before the Senate committee on justice and human rights on Sept. 15 refreshed old pains and dug up long-buried secrets.

F. Sionil José goes on a nostalgic trip
Inquirer Lifestyle - 2016-09-26
WHAT is interesting and even unique about "Selected Stories" by F. Sionil José (University of the Philippines Press, 2016), the latest collection by National Artist F. Sionil José, is that each story, previously published, is prefaced by a personal ...

US citizenship with a side of adobo
Global Nation - 2016-09-26
This law provides language assistance to voters at polling places ... There are other ways to be an active and engaged citizen. Serve on a jury. Show up at a school board or city council meeting and share your opinion. Help a candidate that shares your ...

A history lesson
Inquirer Opinion - 2016-09-25
The occasion was a public hearing of the Senate committee on education, where it was noted that school textbooks in use were not presenting accurate accounts about martial law and had made ... or growing up ignorant of what the country went through ...

Lack of players in practice concerns PSL All-Stars coach
Inquirerer Sports - 2016-09-26
"Problem is, the Filipino players also need to train with their club teams," said Takahashi after their practice at Arellano University School of Law gymnasium. Of the 20 players listed in the roster, only four showed up and they were all foreign imports.

Vlogger spreads knowledge of Filipino culture, history
Global Nation - 2016-09-28
SAN FRANCISCO -- Calling himself a vlogger, or someone who keeps a video blog, Los-Angeles-based Kirby Araullo, 27, a marketing communications and creative media specialist at Explorit Science Center in Davis, California, explores Philippine history ...

PAGDARO SA KALINAW: Re-thinking the War on Drugs on the International Day of Peace
Mindanews - 2016-09-29
This past September 20, I gave a short workshop on Culture of Peace, jointly sponsored by the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process and Ateneo de Davao University, as part of the build-up to the ... when martial law was declared by ...

An emergency for one
Visayan Daily Star - 2016-09-24
In the Philippines, people seem to be getting inured, even anaesthesized, to news of law enforcers shooting down ... in Bacolod that they virtually fill up all the streets, especially on working and school days. And I am afraid there will be more and ...

resulting in more break-up of families and the dysfunctional growth of children, contraceptives, leading to more abortions, the use of condom, aggravating HIV-AIDS infection, and school sex education, bringing more promiscuity and teenage pregnancy.

Empathy-free - 2016-09-05
When is a killing not worth getting worked up about? For some people ... If only they asked impartial legal luminaries like UE law dean Amado Valdez and San Beda graduate school of law dean Father Rannie Aquino first, they would not be making such ignorant ...

Next round of government-NDF talks to tackle land reform, industrialization
Philstar - 2016-10-01
On the other hand, the University of the Philippines (UP) has committed to extend institutional ... The commitment was formalized by UP president Alfredo Pascual in signing a Memorandum of Understanding with Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process ...

Miriam, idol of the young
Philstar - 2016-10-01
MANILA, Philippines - Eighteen-year-old Gillian Balacuit lined ... Balacuit is taking up Legal Management at the University of Sto. Tomas and, like the other youth supporters of Santiago, she expressed belief that Filipinos did not see how great she ...

A time for rights
Manila Bulletin - 2016-10-02
Joie recently joined Philippine Legislators Committee on Population and Development as its Media and Communications Officer, while Amie is a freshman at the UP College of Law.

School of Tomorrow Philippines: Enabling children to learn at their own pace
Philstar - 2016-10-03
After they returned to the United States to finish their studies, they both enrolled at the Baptist Bible College in Springfield, Missouri. They came back to the Philippines as a missionary couple in 1967 and were assigned in Cavite City. Desiring to give ...

SC justice tweets vs De Lima video, killings
Philstar - 2016-10-02
Leonen, former dean of the University of the Philippines College of Law, also quoted a provision of the 1987 Constitution - Article 2, Section 11 - in a separate tweet. The provision says, "The State values the dignity of every human person and ...

Polish gov't tries to calm mass outrage at abortion proposal
Philstar - 2016-10-04
It is also supported by the powerful Catholic church, which played a crucial role in ... Many also held a strike, not showing up to work or to high school or university classes. The huge participation surprised many in a country where the feminist movement ...

UP defends age requirement in choosing next president
Philstar - 2016-10-05
Last Saturday, the BOR accepted the nomination of six nominees for the top university post. They include UP Diliman College of Law dean Danilo Conception, UP vice president for administration Gisela Conception, and former UP vice president for public ...

Farewell, Senator Miriam
Manila Bulletin - 2016-10-08
She occupied a special place in the hearts of the people of our Antipolo City and the Province of Rizal. Unknown to many ... He shared that Senator Miriam was his professor at the UP College of Law, evening class. "So, how was she as a professor?"

A sense of Wanda
Philippine Daily Inquirer - 2016-10-08
Could he have imagined, while he was still living in Manila as a university graduate, that he would end up living deep in the rainforests of southern Mindanao? Living--and dying? On July 23, 2016, Wendell Gumban died in a firefight with the military ...

14 essential plays on Martial Law
Inquirer Lifestyle - 2016-10-08
Martial law was officially in effect in the Philippines from ... The convenient form developed by the University of the Philippines (UP) Repertory Company allowed portability of the play since a minimum of personnel, equipment and props were required.

Brave patriots online
Inquirer Opinion - 2016-10-11
So lest we forget, we must thank our unsung heroes. To the brave patriots fighting the good fight online: Thank you for your service. Paolo Celeridad is a lawyer (UP College of Law) and was vice chair of Volume 87 of the Philippine Law Journal (2012-13).

Martial law still alive today
Inquirer Opinion - 2016-10-10
We, from the College Editors Guild of the Philippines-Mindanao, reiterate the call for justice for all the victims of the dictatorship, as well as for the victims of the continuing state fascism. We also express our strong objection to the burial of Marcos ...

Going beyond the law
Inquirer Opinion - 2016-10-13
The motion asks the high court to rethink its decision issued last Aug. 24 not to lift a temporary restraining order on contraceptive implants and to continue to require the FDA to follow "due process" before certifying other contraceptives up for ...

California domestic workers celebrate overtime law
Global Nation - 2016-10-12
Jerry Brown signed into law a bill that requires domestic employers to pay workers ... she no longer needed to work 24 hours to make the amount of money she made previously, which freed up her time and allowed her to live a more balanced life.

Nominees for next UP president face public today
Philstar - 2016-10-12
... secretary said the forum will be held at the UP Film Center at 9 a.m. The nominees for the presidency are UP Diliman College of Law dean Danilo Conception, UP vice president for administration Gisela Conception, former UP vice president for public ...

Anti-Chinese League of the Philippines
Philstar - 2016-10-16
Hayes of the United States of America the American Congress passed the Chinese Exclusion Act in 1882. The law suspended the immigration of Chinese to the United States. The Chinese then became the number one labor force of the United States and the ...

Protesters to file charges vs police in US embassy violent dispersal
Bulatlat - 2016-10-21
The Philippine National Police today had ordered Pedrozo ... Sandugo convenors along with sectoral leaders and advocates, at a press conference at the College of Fine Arts in UP Diliman on Oct. 20. (Photo by Divine Miranda/Kodao Productions) Colmenares ...

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