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


Graduating Class of 2014

By ALJ on April 27, 2014

The Ateneo Law Journal would like to extend its congratulations to all the seniors of the Ateneo Law School graduating today. The Journal especially commends Mr. Christian A. Drilon, who was named Valedictorian of the class of 2014. Mr. Drilon served as an Editor of the Journal from 2011 to 2014, and as a member of its Executive Committee from 2013 to 2014.

This is the second year in a row that one of the Journal's editors has been named Valedictorian.


Justice Lorenzo Relova

By ALJ on April 24, 2014

The Ateneo Law Journal mourns the passing of former Associate Justice Lorenzo Relova (20 Jan. 1916-23 Apr. 2014). He served as such from 14 May 1982 to 19 January 1986. Not only was Justice Relova a public servant, he was also a distinguished educator who taught and inspired students of the law for 45 years in the Ateneo Law School of which he was an alumni. Because of this, he was inducted on 19 November 2012 to the first ever Professors of Law Hall of


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