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Broke and broken: Working student recalls long journey to becoming a lawyer

May 29, 2019 - 9:00 AM

Christian Jay Millena, 30, shares how he fulfilled his dream of becoming a lawyer despite the number of times he changed jobs, incurred debts, and faced the tragedy of losing his loved ones

[OPINION] Lessons on fear in the grand manner

Jun 27, 2018 - 12:10 PM

We must choose to uphold the true rule of law, even when those in power use fear to attempt to silence us

Harry Roque pirouettes for Duterte

Feb 14, 2018 - 7:04 PM

The Presidential Spokesman changes his tune on at least 3 issues he championed as private lawyer – the West Philippine Sea, extrajudicial killings, and press freedom

Fides Cordero-Tan is new UP Law dean

Jan 26, 2018 - 1:22 PM

(UPDATED) Fides Cordero-Tan is chosen over 5 other topnotch lawyers considered for the UP Law deanship

NEW DEAN. Fides Cordero-Tan is appointed the dean of UP College of Law. Photo courtesy of paralegal.law.upd.edu.ph

Professors, scholars demand 'chain of killings must stop'

Sep 29, 2017 - 12:56 PM

'We call on the President to demonstrate that the Philippine government is willing and able to genuinely carry out the investigation or prosecution of these crimes'

Ombudsman: No to 'blind loyalty' despite human rights abuses

Nov 26, 2016 - 4:05 PM

The relevant message is that we cannot pretend to end impunity by clothing ourselves with impunity as well Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales says

HUMAN RIGHTS. 'Thou shall not kill,' Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales says, as she urges the Philippines to 'go back to basics.' File photo by Noel Celis/AFP

‘Vice President does not enjoy immunity’

Jun 05, 2015 - 8:00 AM

If sued for plunder Jejomar Binay will make history as the first vice president to be hauled to court

Cudia passes UP Law entrance exam

Apr 10, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Dismissed PMA Cadet Aldrin Jeff Cudia took the qualifying exams in February 2015 while waiting for the Supreme Court ruling on his petition to compel the military academy to give him a diploma

UP LAW: Dismissed PMA Cadet Jeff Aldrin Cudia took the law aptitude exam in February 2015

‘Kuli-kuli’, Binay, and his humble beginnings

Mar 28, 2015 - 6:43 PM

In law school he would arrive wearing this shoes made of rubber tire He would then change his outfit come out wearing a white shirt and shiny shoes a former classmate recalls

On topping the bar and 'making INC proud'

Jul 26, 2014 - 9:58 PM

I ve always wanted to do something that can make INC proud If there s an opportunity to tell anyone – the world – that I m part of this church then I would

Make or break: My freshman law story

Jun 22, 2014 - 9:50 PM

To say that my first year in law school was the hardest thing I ever had to accomplish would be an understatement

Sereno to teachers: You can do what the Court can't

Oct 05, 2013 - 5:21 PM

During the World Teachers Day celebration Supreme Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno lauds Filipino teachers and their influence on today s youth

NEW NAME. DepEd Secretary Br Armin Luistro dubs Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno as the Chief Teacher of Justice. Photo by Rafael Taboy

Ex-UP dean new Inquirer publisher

Oct 22, 2012 - 4:00 PM

Former UP Law dean Raul Pangalangan replaces the late Isagani Yambot as publisher of the Philippine Daily Inquirer