Veritas Integritas Justitia
Leader and central repository
for rule of law studies
in the philippines and the asean

The Teehankee Center for the Rule of Law aims to be the leader and central repository for Rule of Law studies in the Philippines and the ASEAN region and beyond. The Center also seeks to reclaim for the Philippines its rightful role in the area of academic scholarship The Chief Justice Claudio Teehankee Center Memorial Foundation was established by the late Chief Justice Marcelo Fernan and Justice Cecilia Munoz Palma in 1990 after the passing of their colleague in the court, Chief Justice Teehankee. Under the current chairmanship of Chief Justice Hilario G. Davide, Jr., the Teehankee Center for the Rule of Law (TCRL) at the Ateneo de Manila Law School was established in 2001 as the main flagship project of the Foundation with the help of the Lopez Foundation, the Consuelo Madrigal Foundation and the Petron Foundation together with the kind support and assistance of a host of members and friends of the Foundation.