ALS Welcomes 135 New Atenean Lawyers
As one of the top law schools of the country, Ateneo Law School has always performed consistently well in the bar examinations, and this year is no different. Among the 6,748 who took the bar last November, 1,724 passed, making the national passing rate 25.5%. Of the passers, 135 come from our alma mater. Ateneo’s […]
news 4:31 PM Apr 2014
Young Filipinos file petition in SC to divide the roads in half
ON FEBRUARY 17 at around 7:30 a.m., a group of young Filipinos, fed up with traffic congestion, the high cost of transportation, and noise and air pollution, marched from Luneta Park to the Supreme...
news 4:30 PM Apr 2014
“Women inspiring change” on the spotlight in this year’s Gender Week
THE BATTLE for women’s rights traces its roots from as early as 1908, when 15,000 women in New York marched for better wages and voting rights. More than a century later, the battle is...
news 4:27 PM Apr 2014
Ateneo ties with UP in Stetson envi moot regional championship
IT WAS a close fight—or at least, it was for the judges. On December 21, 2013, a team from the Ateneo Law School—comprised of Kristine Borja (1E), Cecille Danica Gotamco (2C), Samantha Monzon (2C),...
news 4:24 PM Apr 2014
How to solve climate change? By int’l management, says Stanford prof
IN 2007, six climate change activists scaled the smokestack of a coal-fired power station in the United Kingdom and painted over its walls. A suit for criminal trespass was filed against them. Their defense?...
news 4:16 PM Apr 2014
CJ Panganiban Moot Court highlights ASIL’s Int’l Law Week
INTERNATIONAL Law Week, held last March 3-7, 2014, was organized by the Ateneo Society of International Law (ASIL) with the theme, “The International Legal Regime Surrounding Corruption.” According to ASIL’s incoming Deputy Administrator Mon...
news 4:08 PM Apr 2014
ADMU holds forum on ethical failures in the legal profession
ATENEO Law School (ALS), together with the Philippine Association of Law Schools (PALS), recently held a forum entitled “Ethical Failures in the Legal Profession: Interdisciplinary Perspectives” last February 28, 2014. Law students, lawyers and...
news 4:02 PM Apr 2014
Dean addresses student grievances; reveals 2015 plans
“WAG KAYO matakot magsalita (don’t be afraid to speak out). That’s why we are trying to listen to you.” Dean Sedfrey Candelaria gave this assurance to student leaders airing out their concerns and grievances...
news 5:27 PM Apr 2014
PNoy graces APS 40th Anniversary Celebration
The celebration of APS’s ruby year, dubbed “Four as One: Forming Leaders for Nation Building,” was highlighted by a forum wherein the President delivered the keynote address.