ITLOS and the Scarborough Shoal

Now that Secretary Albert Del Rosario shares my view that the Scarborough Shoal dispute should be submitted to the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) for peaceful resolution, the question is: how could the tribunal exercise jurisdiction without China giving its consent to do so? The answer lies in the dispute settlement […]

The magic of UP

I just returned from the United States where the University of the Philippines College of Law moot team had, in the words of Marnie Tonson of GMA News, a “magical” finish. The team consists of Christopher Louis Ocampo, Michelle Go, Danilo Corpus, Neil Nucup, and Margarita Lim. It also has Cuayo Juico as its manager, […]