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2017 Brigada Eskwela at MSU

Thursday, October 19, 2017

 2017 Brigada Eskwela at MSU AFP spearheads preparations for the opening of classes at the Mindanao State University Main Campus in Marawi City by George S. Gunay   WE WILL PROTECT MSU AT ALL COST. As a testament to this commitment from all branches of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) operating in Marawi, the Brigada Eskwela was initiated by the Joint Task Group Tabang (JTG Tabang)

Thursday, October 19, 2017
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Tuesday, July 19, 2016
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Overview

Brief History

The Mindanao State University started operations in 1961. Although, a College of Law was provided in its Charter, the immediate need for it was not yet felt and demanded by the circumstances then prevailing. The concerned in the Mindanao, Sulu and Palawan area which was intended to be the primary service area of the University was in the field of education, engineering and the arts and sciences. Recent events, however, justified the immediate opening of the MSU College of Law.

On February 4, 1977, President Marcos, in keeping the Constitutional provision that the “the state shall consider the customs, traditions, belief, and interest of national cultural communities in the formulation and the implementation of state policies”(Sec. 11, Art. XV, New Constitution) decreed Presidential Decree No. 1083, otherwise known as the Code of Muslim Personal Laws. The Code, in addition to the substantive provisions, provided for the creation of Shari’ah Courts and the appointment of the Shari’ah Judges who must be members of the Philippine Bar and must have passed a special Bar Examination of Shari’ah to be given by the Supreme Courts.

In the hope of assisting the full implementing of P.D. 1083 and other related Laws, the MSU College of Law was conceived, planned and authorize by the MSU Board of Regents with SHARI’AH as an addition to the standard curriculum of law schools in the Philippines.

To this end, the College hopes (1) to produce lawyers who are learned both in the Philippine law and Islamic Personal Laws, and (2) to make the College a nucleus of leadership training directed towards the achievements of the state policy of integration and national solidarity.

Vision

The MSU College of Law envisions to be a leading academic institution committed to the attainment of social justice thru legal education.

Mission

  • Produce and continue producing members of the legal profession of competence and integrity;
  • Contribute towards the promotion and advancement of justice and the improvement of its administration;

Goals

  • Prepare its students to the practice of law;
  • Inculcate upon the students and awareness and commitment to the needs of the deprive and oppressed sectors of our society;
  • Bring legal services to the people thru legal aid programs and other external services
  • Assist in the development of Islamic Law and Jurisprudence and the Philippine legal system and legal institutions in the light of the historical and contemporary development of law in the country and other countries in the world.

Objectives

  • To impart to the students of law a broad knowledge of law, including the Shari’ah, and its various fields, and of legal institution;
  • To develop the ability of the students to search for the law and to analyze, articulate, and apply it effectively to legal problems and issues;
  • To prepare law students to advocacy, both in the regular and Shari’ah course, counseling, and decision-making;
  • To become the nucleus of leadership training directed towards the achievements of the state policy of integration and national solidarity;
  • To develop competence in the students in a chosen field of law of gainful employment;
  • To serve as a foundation for future training beyond the basic professional degree, and to develop in them the desire and capacity for continuing study and self-improvement;
  • To assist in the development of Shari’ah through the production of lawyers who are also knowledgeable of both Shari’ah and the Philippine Laws and provide an avenue for the training selection, and qualification of Shari’ah Judges;
  • To inculcate in the studentry and lawyers the ethics and responsibilities of legal professions.

CONTACT INFORMATION

College of Law
Office of the Dean
Mindanao State University Main Campus - Marawi
9700 Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, Philippines 

 

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