Winners of the FLP Dissertation Writing Contest 2019-2020

Winners of the DISSERTATION WRITING CONTEST 2019-2020 1st Place Ma. Angela Teresa Sebastian University of the Philippines “Protecting Liberty and Nurturing Prosperity in the Propertization of Digital Footprint in the Age of Surveillance Capitalism” Adviser: Atty. Gerard Chan 2nd Place Genica Therese Endaluz Ateneo de Manila University “Home Court Advantage: Establishing a Framework for the Responsibility of a State with Respect to Human Rights Violations Committed by its Corporate Nationals Abroad” Adviser: Ambassador Manuel Antonio Teehankee 3rd Place (3) Patrick Edward Balisong Ateneo de Manila University “Bridging the Accountability Gap Between the Universal Rights Regime and the Regime of Multilateral…

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For FLP scholars, little things mean a lot

For FLP scholars, little things mean a lot By: Artemio V. Panganiban - @inquirerdotnet Philippine Daily Inquirer / 05:20 AM May 10, 2020 Read more: https://opinion.inquirer.net/129657/for-flp-scholars-little-things-mean-a-lot#ixzz6SMHg2dqJ Listening to the heartwarming stories of the scholars of the Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity (FLP) and the Tan Yan Kee Foundation (TYKF) on how they passed, and for some, topped, the last bar exams uplifted me no end as they reminded me of my own youth. The peering questions of the board of judges at the Supreme Court’s inner sanctum, the midnight toil of the screening panel, the scholarship prizes given by our…

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10 FLP scholars pass 100 percent in bar exam;  two place in Top Ten
Gov. Tetangco, Mrs. Prieto, and Retired CJ Panganiban with 4th year scholars AY 2018-2019

10 FLP scholars pass 100 percent in bar exam; two place in Top Ten

P R E S S   R E L E A S E All the 10 fourth-year law scholars of the Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity (FLP) and the Tan Yan Kee Foundation (TYKF) passed the last bar exam with two placing in the Top Ten, Kenneth Glenn Manuel of UST (6th place) and Jun Dexter Rojas of PUP (9th place). For placing in the Top Ten, FLP and TYKF will reward them with P100,000 each. This is in addition to the yearly P200,000 scholarship grants they already received, divided into P100,000 for tuition, P20,000 for books and P80,000 in stipends…

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20 Law Students Receive Legal Scholarship for AY 2019-2020

P R E S S   R E L E A S E Twenty 3rd year and 4th year law students in Metro Manila, Baguio, Cebu, and Butuan City will be awarded full scholarships for academic year 2019-2020 by the Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity (FLP) and the Tan Yan Kee Foundation (TYKF). The 3rd year law students are: Patricia Anne Alarios (Ateneo de Manila), William dela Cruz (Father Saturnino Urios University), Ricka Abigael Dumelod (UST), Florida Fomaneg (UP), Rowell Nico Macalino (Ateneo de Manila), Joy Francine Mappang (UCordilleras), Geremae Mata (USC), Carlo Angelo Negado (USC), Laurence Obaob (USC) and George…

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CJ Peralta, SJ Bernabe Head FLP Boards of Judges

Chief Justice Diosdado M. Peralta heads the Board of Judges of the Legal Scholarship Program of the Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity (FLP), while Senior Justice Estela M. Perlas-Bernabe chairs the Board of Judges of the FLP Dissertation Writing Contest. The FLP Legal Scholarship Program selects 20 outstanding third and fourth year law students from around the Philippines. In partnership with Tan Yan Kee Foundation (TYK), FLP awards each scholar P200,000 per school year. The first batch of FLP scholars all passed last year’s bar exam with two of them landing in the top ten - Sean James Borja, 1st…

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2019 FLP Awards Ceremony
Masters of Ceremonies: FLP Scholars Atty. Jose Angelo Tiglao and Ms. Mikael Gabrielle Ilao

2019 FLP Awards Ceremony

Awarding Ceremony Bar Exam Topnotchers New Lawyers and Scholars Who Graduated with Honors FLP Legal Scholarship Program AY 2018-2019 FLP Dissertation Writing Contest 2018-2019 Auditorium, Ateneo Professional Schools Rockwell Center, Makati City May 18, 2018, 5:00 p.m.

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Congratulations, Appreciation and Explanation
Retired Chief Justice Artemio V. Panganiban

Congratulations, Appreciation and Explanation

Closing remarks of retired Chief Justice ARTEMIO V. PANGANIBAN during the Awarding Ceremonies held on May 18, 2019 at the Ateneo de Manila Professional Schools Auditorium at Rockwell Center in Makati City in honor of the (1) bar exam topnotchers, passers and top graduates, (2) the current 2018-2019 scholars and (3) the winners of the just-concluded Dissertation Writing Contest of the Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity.   Your honors, your excellencies, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen. We are honoring today the cream of Philippine legal education, the topnotchers, honor graduates, scholars and winners of the various Education Programs of the…

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Bar exam topper: Gay and proud of it
Gov. Tetangco & Retired CJ Panganiban with 2018 Honor Graduates

Bar exam topper: Gay and proud of it

By: Artemio V. Panganiban First published by the Philippine Daily Inquirer / 09:10 AM May 12, 2019 Number one bar exam topnotcher Sean James Borja of Ateneo de Manila University (AdMU) frankly admitted he is gay, but debunked “the myth that members of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) are meant only for entertainment.” He was bullied, discriminated against and deprived of opportunities just because he was thought to be “not good enough,” just because he “was different.” Well, in the Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity (FLP), we did not treat him differently. Like all the other legal scholarship applicants,…

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Human rights, adoption and surrogacy

By: Artemio V. Panganiban First published by the Philippine Daily Inquirer / 09:08 AM April 21, 2019 Riveting and comprehensive was the lecture on human rights, adoption and surrogacy of professor Elizabeth A. Pangalangan, one of the 15 holders of the Chief Justice Panganiban Professorial Chairs on Liberty and Prosperity, held recently at UP Diliman. Her scholarly, eloquently delivered thesis focused on this: Adoption and surrogacy are, at the outset, parent-centric and are usually contracted by, and for the benefit of, the adopters and the commissioning parents to satisfy their craving for parenthood and family love. Eventually and doctrinally, however, courts…

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