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Tinago Lecture
October 4, 2017, 3:30 am
The Dr. Jovito R. Salonga Center for Law and Development provided a free seminar on relevant legal topics last  September…
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Of Case Files and Tayukok
July 19, 2017, 12:35 am
The brown and black wooden-inspired room,—wooden chairs, wooden table, walls made of wood alternated with tinted glass— a framed painting…
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JSCLD Orientation
July 12, 2017, 12:00 am
The Dr. Jovito R. Salonga Center for Law and Development (Salonga Center) was off to a great start as it…
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Celebrating the Season of Giving
December 28, 2016, 2:27 am
Celebrating the Season of Giving: the 2017 Outreach Program at Sto. Niño Children's Home Foundation, Incorporated Norwegian Nobel Prize winner…
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Memorial Service of Senator Jovito Salonga
September 7, 2016, 5:18 am
Dr. Jovito Salonga memorial service was held on August 24 at the Udarbe Chapel in Silliman University. During the service,…
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Salonga partners with city for emergency hotline
August 17, 2016, 2:18 am
A central emergency number is currently in the works for Dumaguete City with the ordinance now on its second reading.…
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The $10,000 Car Ride
June 3, 2016, 3:14 am
The $10,000 Car Ride Good relations with strangers sometimes pay off By Alex Pal –Dumaguete City Founder’s day was one…
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SU College of Law Concludes 80th Year with First Hooding and Awards Ceremony
April 14, 2016, 7:16 am
To cap its 80th year celebration, the Silliman University College of Law presented this school year’s candidates for graduation during…
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Salonga Center Leads Drafting of City Ordinance to Solve Dumaguete Traffic
March 17, 2016, 2:55 am
A tripartite project seeking to draft a robust city ordinance to address the city’s traffic issue is underway. This initiative…
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Dumaguete 911 Planning Continues
March 17, 2016, 2:44 am
“We started from a few but then it evolved into a complex [disaster response unit],” says Emmanuel Jaldon, Chief Operating…
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Activities

Activities

JSCLD Orientation
July 12, 2017, 12:00 am
The Dr. Jovito R. Salonga Center for Law and Development (Salonga Center) was off to a great start as it…
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Indignation March
October 7, 2015, 8:20 am
Silliman University College of Law Students and Salonga Center Volunteers marched with the bereaved family members of the late Atty.…
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Elections Q&A
January 21, 2011, 5:58 am
Q & A on the Conduct of Free, Credible, Honest, Orderly and Peaceful Elections conducted by the Dr. Jovito R.…
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Legal clinic at Silliman Radio
July 26, 2009, 6:02 am

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OCLAS Free legal assistance
October 11, 2008, 8:23 am
Editorial, Visayan Daily Star, October 11, 2008 The creation of an Office of the City Legal Assistance Service in Dumaguete…
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Salonga Center links with NOCPED, provides HR lectures
July 5, 2008, 8:26 am
To further its mission of accessible justice and its thrust of community linkage, the Dr. Jovito R. Salonga Center for…
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Salonga Center on air
July 18, 2007, 8:30 am
The Weekly Sillimanian July 18, 2007 The Silliman University Dr. Jovito Salonga Center for Law and Development now has a…
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Legal Clinic Radio Program Report
July 10, 2007, 8:28 am
The Salonga Law Center had once again demonstrated its devotion towards public service in a fashion both gainful to the…
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Workshop on Forms of Government with the SPSHS
April 19, 2007, 5:58 am
The Dr. Jovito R. Salonga Center for Law and Development conducted a workshop on “The Forms of Government” last April…
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Energy FM launches Legal Clinic
April 16, 2007, 6:01 am
A radio program providing free legal advices entitled “Legal Clinic” was officially launched by DYEM 96.7 Energy FM under its…
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BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Dr. Jovito R. Salonga Center for Law and Development

Director:
Atty. Mikhail Lee L. Maxino

Assistant Director:
Atty. Toni Marie P. Escaño

Human Rights/Litigation Desk:
Atty. Karissa Faye R. Tolentino

SU College of Law Dean
Atty. Mikhail Lee L. Maxino

ABOUT THE SALONGA CENTER

Silliman University College of Law, Dumaguete City

The Dr. Jovito R. Salonga Center for Law and Development (Salonga Center) was formally launched by the Silliman University College of Law on August 26, 2006. The Silliman University president and the Board of Trustees attended the event.

The Salonga Center is headed by its Director, Atty. Mikhail L. Maxino, a faculty member of the Silliman University College of Law. He also coordinates the functions and programs of the Environmental Law Desk which is one of the three areas under the Salonga Center. The other two areas are the Social Justice and Human Rights Desk and the Labor Law Desk.

The Salonga Center is administratively under a body composed of the Dean and Faculty of the College of Law, with the Dean acting as the convenor. The Director of the Salonga Center is an ex-officio member of the said body. This body is directly under the Office of the President of the university.

The Salonga Center has already made significant contributions on legal development. On September 16, 2006, the Chief Justice of the Philippine Supreme Court, Honorable Artemio V. Panganiban delivered the Salonga Center’s Inaugural Lecture entitled “Access to Justice” at the Luce Auditorium. In his lecture, the Chief Justice discussed the overall directions of the Philippine Supreme Court in the years to come.

The law student volunteers and the faculty director of the Salonga Center offers free lectures and training sessions in barangays and municipalities in Negros Oriental. The Salonga Center labeled this community service project “PAHINUNGOD”, a profound Cebuano all-encompassing term which refers to and embraces the Filipino values and concepts of respect, reverence, courtesy, permission, gift, offering, etc….

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