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Scholars’ group hosts webinar on law and economy amid COVID-19

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THE Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity Scholars’ Society (FLPSS) is hosting its first free virtual forum entitled “The Balance of Law and Economics in the time of COVID-19”. This event will be held this Saturday, November 21, 2020, from 2:00PM – 5:00PM.

The forum aims to provide an avenue to discuss the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic to the most vulnerable sectors of society, its legal implicatio­ns, and the economic challenges brought by the public health crisis.

The speakers for the event are Atty. Rodel Taton, DCL, the dean of San Sebastian College–recoletos (SSC-R) College of Law; Dr. Bryan Albert Lim, an infectious disease specialist; and JC Punongbaya­n, a teaching fellow at the University of the Philippine­s Diliman School of Economics and a current PHD Candidate.

Retired Supreme Court Justice Gutierrez will also deliver her message in the same event. An open forum shall also be available during the event to facilitate further discussion.

You may reach Josiah Quising, Chairperso­n for Education and Research (FLPSS), through email at josiahquis­ing@outlook.com or through mobile number at 0917157191­8. You may also click the Facebook event page https:// fb.me/e/38c4ss1yl for further details.

The FLPSS is the profession­al organizati­on formed by law students, law graduates, and lawyers who have been awarded legal scholarshi­ps by Foundation for Liberty and Prosperity (FLP) and/or has won the FLP Law School Dissertati­on Contest. For more informatio­n about FLPSS, please visit the Facebook page “Foundation for Liberty & Prosperity Scholars’ Society”.

The FLP was founded in 2011 to perpetuate the core judicial philosophy of retired Chief Justice Artemio V. Panganiban — that jurists and lawyers should safeguard liberty and nurture prosperity under the rule of law. For more informatio­n, please visit www.libpros.com.

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