Graduating Class of 2015

By ALJ on April 26, 2015

The Ateneo Law Journal extends its congratulations to all the seniors of the Ateneo Law School graduating today, especially its senior members  Noelle Jenina Francesca E. Buan, Leon Ma. Angel P. Caguioa, Ma. Kimberly T. Magtoto, Jose-Mari H. Roco, and Patricia Anne D. Sta. Maria.

The Journal particularly commends Patricia Anne D. Sta. Maria, who was named Valedictorian of the class of

Admission of New Members for Volume 59

By ALJ on August 17, 2014

On June 23, 2014, the Board of Editors of the Ateneo Law Journal admitted new editors for Volume 59, namely: Kenneth Paul T. Cajigal, Miguel Luigi L. Calayag, Paolo Miguel S. Consignado, Klarika Angela C. Garcia, Elaine S. Mendoza, and Jewelle Ann Lou P. Santos.

These students were chosen after a rigorous admission process based on the Journal's Charter. They are to go beyond the demands of the regular academic load of law school, while tasked to continue the Journal's tradition of excellence and uphold its relevance in


Application for New Editors

By ALJ on May 29, 2014

To ALS Batch 2016 and 2017:

The Ateneo Law Journal invites you to be a part of the Volume 59 Board of Editors. The application forms will be available from 2-6 June 2014 in the Law Publications Center (Room 306) and/or from your respective beadles.

The deadline of submission of application forms will be on 6 June 2014, 1-9 PM, in the Law Publications Center (Room 306).

The Journal looks forward to a new breed of editors who will continue the


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