University of Makati Law School Week

By Ateneo Law Journal on October 21, 2017

Last 18 September 2017, the Journal was invited to speak on the theme "Promoting Justice Through the Rule of Law." The event was spearheaded by the pioneer batch of their newly constituted law school division and was attended by Former Vice President Jejomar Binay as the founding dean, and Atty. Rico Quicho as the current dean.


Admission of New Members for Volume 62

By Ateneo Law Journal on October 08, 2017

On 29 August 2017, the Board of Editors of the Ateneo Law Journal admitted new editors for Volume 62, namely: Patrick Edward L. Balisong, John Jacob D. Kaufman, John Stephen B. Pangilinan, Rea Irish Michelle R. Pintor, Jose Ryan S. Pelongco, and John Paulo S. Vicencio.

The six students were chosen after a rigorous admission process and are currently undergoing training, in order to inculcate in them the Journal's grand tradition of excellence. They are tasked with balancing the rigors of studying the law and


Release of the 2016 edition of the Legal Citation Guide

By Ateneo Law Journal on October 14, 2016

The 2016 edition of the Ateneo Law Journal’s Legal Citation Guide is now available.

The new edition includes, among others, updated citation formats for social media, case texts available online, European case law available in the new EUR-Lex database, as well as formal rules in citing court documents. Old citation formats have been updated and made simpler, and the contents have been rearranged to make it easier for students and lawyers alike to find and use proper citation formats. 

The Guide may be


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