Organizing the FLP Scholars Society By Retired Chief Justice Panganiban

*Remarks delivered by retired Chief Justice ARTEMIO V. PANGANIBAN during the online Organizational Meeting of the FLP Scholars Society on July 11, 2020.     Let me congratulate you for organizing the FLP Scholars Society. I am honored and pleased to deliver these Opening Remarks during your first formal meeting via Zoom. Obvious to all of us, of course, is the fact that we are not meeting face-to-face, similar to the last Awarding Ceremonies for your new fellow scholars on June 12, our Independence Day. The immediate cause of this online venture may have been the COVID-19 pandemic and the…

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MESSAGE of Chief Justice Diosdado M. Peralta

* Message delivered by Chief Justice Diosdado M. Peralta,  Guest of Honor and Speaker, and Chairman, Board of Judges, FLP Legal Scholarship Program 2019-2020, during the Awarding Ceremonies of the Bar Topnotchers and other Bar Exam Passers, Honor Graduates, Scholarship Awardees, Dissertation Writing Contest Winners and Finalists held via Zoom videoconferencing at 10:00 am on June 12, 2020.     Hon. Estela M. Perlas-Bernabe, Senior Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines; Retired Chief Justice Artemio V. Panganiban, Chairman of the Board, The Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity; Members of the Board of Judges of the Dissertation Writing…

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MESSAGE of Senior Justice Estela M. Perlas-Bernabe

* Message delivered by Supreme Court Senior Justice Estela M. Perlas-Bernabe,  Chairman, Board of Judges, FLP Dissertation Writing Contest 2019-2020, during the Awarding Ceremonies of the Bar Topnotchers and other Bar Exam Passers, Honor Graduates, Scholarship Awardees, Dissertation Writing Contest Winners and Finalists held via Zoom videoconferencing at 10:00 am on June 12, 2020.   Our esteemed Chief Justice, Diosdado Peralta; former Chief Justice and Chairman of the Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity (FLP) Artemio Panganiban; FLP Board of Trustees and Judges of the Scholarship Program and Dissertation Writing Contest; today’s honorees and awardees; distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, good…

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Towards a Just and Humane Society in the DiGi Age

* Remarks delivered by retired Chief Justice ARTEMIO V. PANGANIBAN during the Awarding Ceremonies of the Bar Topnotchers and other Bar Exam Passers, Honor Graduates, Scholarship Awardees, Dissertation Writing Contest Winners and Finalists held via Zoom videoconferencing at 10:00 am on June 12, 2020.   Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen: At the outset, please permit me to thank Chief Justice Diosdado M. Peralta and Senior Justice Estela M. Perlas-Bernabe for chairing our Boards of Judges for our Scholarship Program and for our Dissertation Writing Contest, respectively, as well as the other judges who were earlier acknowledged during the program. I…

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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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A Remarkable and Riveting Lecture
Retired Chief Justice Artemio V. Panganiban

A Remarkable and Riveting Lecture

* Closing remarks of Retired Chief Justice ARTEMIO V. PANGANIBAN after the Lecture of UP Professor Elizabeth Aguiling-Pangalangan, a holder of the CJ Panganiban Professorial Chairs on Liberty and Prosperity, held on March 28, 2019 at the First Floor Lecture Room, Bocobo Hall, UP Law Center, UP Diliman, Quezon City on “Parents and Children: When Law and Technology Unbundle Traditional Identities.”     Congratulations to Prof. Beth Pangalangan for her impressive, awesome and absorbing lecture. Scholarly prepared and eloquently delivered, it was indeed one of the best lectures I have ever heard in a long time. It makes me want…

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Way to a Happy, Free and Prosperous Society
Retired Chief Justice Artemio V. Panganiban

Way to a Happy, Free and Prosperous Society

Remarks delivered by Retired Chief Justice ARTEMIO V. PANGANIBAN in response to the lecture delivered by Joan S. Largo, Dean of the University of San Carlos School of Law and Governance and President of the Philippine Association of Law Schools on October 17, 2018 at the Buttenbruch Hall of the University of San Carlos, Cebu City.   Let me begin by saying how amazed I am that just a few days after Dean Joan S. Largo arrived from, to quote her, “a learning visit on clinical education” in the United States, she was ready with a scholarly and authoritative lecture,…

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Wanted Writ of Prosperity
Retired Chief Justice Artemio V. Panganiban and Dean Gemy Lito L. Festin with PUP College of Law students

Wanted Writ of Prosperity

* Transcript of the extemporaneous Closing Remarks delivered by retired Chief Justice ARTEMIO V. PANGANIBAN after the Public Lecture of Polytechnic University of the Philippines Law Dean Gemy Lito L. Festin held on May 12, 2018 at the Bulwagang Bonifacio, A. Mabini Campus, PUP, Anonas Street, Sta. Mesa, Manila.   I have three points to share tonight. First, let me congratulate Dean Gemy Lito L. Festin, our featured chair holder of the Chief Justice Panganiban Professorial Chairs on Liberty and Prosperity, for his innovative and well-researched piece titled “Tutelary Rules Principle as Legal Tool for Easing Economic Rights’ Access to Justice in…

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Spreading the Gospel of Liberty and Prosperity

*Keynote address delivered by Chief Justice Artemio V. Panganiban during the National Forum on “Liberty and Prosperity”, held on August 24-25, 2006, at the Manila Hotel.   Good afternoon and Mabuhay to all of you. I am deeply honored to deliver this keynote address before so many distinguished jurists, lawyers, diplomats, business heads, civil society leaders, academics, and high government officials from different parts of the world gathered here today for this three-day Global Forum on Liberty and Prosperity. In this keynote address, it is my purpose (1) to follow up and explain in greater breadth and depth the twin concepts of…

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Safeguarding the Liberty and Nurturing the Prosperity of the Peoples of the World

* Keynote address delivered by Chief Justice of the Philippines , the Hon. Artemio V. Panganiban, during the opening ceremonies on October 18, 2006, of the three-day Global Forum on Liberty and Prosperity, at the Shangri-La Makati Hotel, Metro Manila, Philippines.   Good afternoon and Mabuhay to all of you. I am deeply honored to deliver this keynote address before so many distinguished jurists, lawyers, diplomats, business heads, civil society leaders, academics, and high government officials from different parts of the world gathered here today for this three-day Global Forum on Liberty and Prosperity. In this keynote address, it is my purpose (1)…

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