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Teaching law beyond Imperial Manila

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For the first time since returning home from abroad, one midnight I found myself back on the road with my well-used backpack. Instead of another mysterious foreign city, I was headed to St. Louis University in Baguio City. Instead of a frenetic backpacking weekend, my mission was to lecture on constitutional law.

Posted: December 15th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Why Ateneo is honoring Edgar Jopson

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Do current Ateneo students know Edgar “Edjop” Jopson of Class 1970? Not well, but they are very eager to.

Posted: December 8th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Bad law school recitation in SC

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If you could play alongside Michael Jordan, would you insist that the ball be passed to you at crunch time?

Posted: December 1st, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Attack on Edca bungled in high court

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Acting Solicitor General Florin Hilbay’s first case was defending the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement at the Supreme Court last Nov. 18.

Posted: November 20th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Uber: clash of law vs common sense

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The commuting public hid none of its contempt for the Land Transportation and Franchising Regulatory Board’s crackdown on Uber, its trusted (albeit unlicensed) alternative to Manila taxis. The LTFRB was legally correct, but only demonstrated how going strictly by black-letter law can be the worst possible myopia.

Posted: November 13th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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