UP alum CA Justice Jhosep Lopez moves to highest PH court

From CA to SC: UP alumnus and Philippine Court of Appeals Associate Justice Jhosep Ylarde Lopez took his oath as the Supreme Court’s 190th Associate Justice on January 26.

In a ceremony held at the Malcolm Hall, UP College of Law, on December 10, UP conferred a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, degree upon UP alumnus and retired Justice of the Supreme Court Antonio T. Carpio.

UP to confer honorary degree on former Justice Antonio Carpio

The University of the Philippines will hold a ceremony to confer a Doctor of Laws, honoris causa, degree upon retired Justice of the Supreme Court Hon. Antonio T. Carpio on 10 December 2020, Thursday, at 4:00 p.m. The ceremony will be held at Malcolm Hall, College of Law, UP Diliman, with a limited number of seats for invited guests in compliance with IATF policies. It will be livestreamed on TVUP’s YouTube channel youtube.com/c/TVUPph, and will be followed by a special video presentation.

Experts from the University of the Philippines on Friday called on lawmakers to reexamine a bill against fake news filed by Senator Vicente Sotto III. Faculty members and researchers from the College of Mass Communication said Senate Bill No. 9 assumes ‘fake news’ is a problem which only thrives on social media platforms.