Articles by Joseph Giancarlo Agdamag
news 11:53 PM Apr 2015
Tagle urges Batch 2015: Use the law to promote goodness
This year's graduating class draws inspiration from Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, Supreme Court Associate Justice Mariano del Castillo, and ALS Dean Emeritus and Hall of Fame Awardee, Fr. Joaquin Bernas.
news 10:44 PM Apr 2015
‘You are shepherds first,’ Fr. Jett reminds graduates
The truth is, my dear Ateneans, you are a child of God who happens to be a lawyer, not a lawyer who happens to be a child of God.
news 6:42 PM Mar 2015
PH Jessup rounds: Ateneo sweeps elims; USC pulls finals upset
For the first time ever, neither Ateneo nor UP will represent the country in the International Rounds of the Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition.
news 7:49 PM Jan 2015
Supreme Court moves 2015 Bar to November
NovemBar it is. The Supreme Court on Tuesday officially announced the rescheduling of the 2015 Philippine Bar examinations from October, to November this year. The announcement was coursed through the official Twitter account of...
news 9:13 PM Jan 2015
ACP enlistment hits snafu
There seems to be no end to the enlistment woes of Ateneans. Early tonight, a technical glitch muddled the online enlistment for the Alternative Class Program (ACP) scheduled on January 29, 2015. The website...
news 4:19 PM Dec 2014
ALS website hacked anew
For the second time this year, the website of the Ateneo Law School became the victim of a cyber attack. This time around, the individual accounts of the student and faculty access modules have been compromised. A...
news 8:50 PM Nov 2014
Candelaria reappointed as ALS Dean
It is official. Dean Sedfrey M. Candelaria has three more years to continue the reforms he initiated in the Ateneo Law School.
news 11:16 PM Oct 2014
Pallas nominated for CMMA Best Literary Folio
PALLAS, the annual arts and literary folio of The Palladium, emerged as a finalist at the recently concluded 36th Catholic Mass Media Awards (CMMA) held Wednesday night, October 29, 2014, at the GSIS Theater in Pasay City....
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...
features 8:19 PM Feb 2015
Breaking the mold
Such is how Cynthia Roxas-del Castillo has perfected her craft. She gets the work done, without having to overdo it.
opinion 5:03 PM Feb 2015
A couple of years ago, fresh from the laidback world of college, I decided to start a blog. At first, I didn’t know what to write about. My first few posts ranged from mundane rants,...
opinion 12:01 PM Aug 2014
The DAP and the realms of constitutionality, legality, and morality
The much-ballyhooed Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) provided fresh fodder to the chronic misunderstanding between the Aquino administration and the judiciary. This stemmed from the Supreme Court’s landmark decision on the matter, Araullo v. Aquino...
opinion 7:29 PM Jan 2014
How can we claim to be resilient, when despite everything that had happened, it still didn’t effect any change in us? Being resilient, in the truest sense of the word, is the exact opposite...