ALJ alumnus Chief Justice Corona passes away

By on April 29, 2016

The Ateneo Law Journal extends its condolences to the family of Honorable Chief Justice Renato C. Corona, who joined our Creator last 29 April 2016.

Chief Justice Corona was an alumnus of the Ateneo de Manila University School of Law and one of the distinguished former Editors of the Journal. His previous works in the Journal include The Use of Corporate Control Devices, 35  Ateneo L.J. 50 (1991).

The Ateneo Law Journal enjoins everyone to please continue praying for the eternal repose of Chief Justice Corona's


ALJ Alumni led the 38th University Service Awards

By ALJ on February 21, 2016

Atty. Jacinto “Jack” Jimenez and Court of Appeals Retired Justice Hector Hofileña were honored last 18 February 2016 at the 38th University Service Awards held at Ateneo High School Covered Courts. Atty. Jimenez is the current faculty adviser of the Journal, while Justice Hofileña is one of the first members of the Journal as Book and Review staff of Volume 1 and a former faculty adviser.

Traditionally, university employees are recognized for every 5th, 10th, 15th, 20th, 25th, and 30th year of service. 

This year, Atty. Jimenez  and Justice Hofileña


Admission of New Members for Volume 60

By ALJ on August 24, 2015

On 24 August 2015, the Board of Editors of the Ateneo Law Journal admitted new editors for Volume 60, namely: Isa Maria N. Avanceña; Isabel Assunta C. Caguioa; Emmanuel Benito C. Dulay; and Katrina Monica C. Gaw.

The four 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 carrying the torch of all editors before them, in


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