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Supreme Court of Guam Administrative Order No. ADM20-260 re: COVID-19

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Please see the attached document, the Updated Administrative Order ADM2020-260 relative to Court Operations under exigent circumstances related to Covid-19 (Coronavirus).

Guam Law Library: Access for GBA Members and CLE

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Please see attached News from the Guam Law Library for information on the reopening to GBA members, an upcoming Westlaw live CLE, and Lexis Advance remote access.

Supreme Court of Guam Administrative Order No. ADM20-254

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The Supreme Court of Guam issued Administrative Order No. ADM20-254 in response to Executive Order No. 2020-16 issued by the Governor of Guam. Please see the attached Order for further details on judiciary operations.

Executive Order No. 2020-16

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Please see Executive Order No. 2020-16 issued on May 28, 2020, relative to allowing additional activities during Pandemic Condition of Readiness 2 (PCOR 2).

District Court of Guam General Order No. 20-0021

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Please see General Order No. 20-0021 issued by the District Court of Guam on May 28, 2020 outlining further updates on court operations.

FAQs on Judiciary of Guam Court Services

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FAQs on Judiciary of Guam Court Services

Guam Law Week: First Virtual Fairy Tale Mock Trial

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GUAM LAW WEEK PROGRAM TO HOLD FIRST VIRTUAL FAIRY TALE MOCK TRIAL

The Passing of Chief Justice Camillo Noket

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Please see the Press Release of the passing of the Honorable Camillo Noket, Chief Justice of the Chuuk State Supreme Court and President of the Pacific Judicial Council.

District Court of Guam General Order No. 20-0020 re: Face Coverings

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The District Court of Guam has issued General Order No. 20-0020 that outlines the requirements of using face coverings while visiting the courthouse. Please review the attached order for further details.

NOTICE of Public Hearing - Wednesday, May 20, 2002, 1 p.m. ChST

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The Committee on Justice will convene a confirmation hearing on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 beginning at 1:00 p.m. on the appointment of Dana A. Gutierrez to the position of Judge, Superior Court of Guam.

Guam Law Library Will Reopen to the Public - June 8, 2020

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Please note the Guam Law Library will reopen to the public on Monday, June 8, 2020. There will be a limited reopening for Guam Bar Association members only in May, with more details forthcoming. Click below to view the Guam Law Library Memorandum for more information.

District Court of Guam General Order No. 20-0019 re: COVID-19

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The District Court of Guam has issued General Order No. 20-0019 in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, extending the Court's access restrictions cited in General Order No. 20-0018 through June 5, 2020.

Guam Moves to PCOR2 Sunday, May 10, 2020, 8 a.m. ChST

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Governor Lou Leon Guerrero announced that Guam will go to Pandemic Condition of Readiness 2 (PCOR 2) at 8 a.m. ChST, Sunday, May 10, 2020 allowing some businesses to open under DPHSS guidance. Data has shown Guam's cases remain low and the island can move to start slowly reopening. Click below to view Executive Order No. 2020-14, JIC Release No. 117, and DPHSS Guidance Memo 2020-07

GBA Annual Meeting Postponed until July 2020

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In response to continued efforts to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) and with the consent of the Supreme Court of Guam, the Guam Bar Association Annual Meeting is tentatively rescheduled for July 2020. An exact date has not been scheduled but more information is forthcoming.

Northern Court Satellite to Expand Services May 11, 2020

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Northern Court Satellite to Expand Services May 11, 2020

Supreme Court of Guam - Administrative Order No. ADM 20-239

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Due to the ongoing efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19, the Supreme Court of Guam issued Administrative Order No. ADM20-239 on May 4, 2020 outlining continued changes to its operational procedures. Note that this Updated Order repeals and replaces Administrative Order Nos. ADM20-203, ADM20-206, ADM20-207, ADM20-210,ADM20-211,ADM20-212,ADM20-214,and ADM20-220.

District Court of Guam Extends Closure Thru 5/8/2020

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Please note that the District Court of Guam and the U.S. Pretrial and Probation Office are closed through May 8, 2020. Click on General Order 20-0018 for further operational information due to ongoing precautions in place as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Postponement of the 2020 District Court of Guam Annual Conference

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Please note that the 2020 District Court of Guam Annual Conference, previously scheduled for Thursday, July 16, 2020 is postponed for a later date in the future when large gatherings can be safely scheduled.

Happy Law Day 2020

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The Guam Bar Association along with the Judiciary of Guam and the District Court of Guam would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Law Day 2020.

First Notice: Virtual Joint Public Hearing

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The Committee on Health, Tourism, Historic Preservation, Land and Justice will convene a virtual public hearing on Friday, May 8, 2020 at 9:00 a.m ChST via Zoom. Please see the attached flyer on how to connect to the virtual meeting and further details on Bill No. 321-35 (COR).

Free 1 Hour Live CLE - Westlaw Research

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Improve your online legal research skills using Westlaw with this free CLE Live course hosted by the Westlaw Government Account Team, on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. ChST. See the flyer details on registration information. For any registration questions, please contact the Guam GLaw Library at 477-7623 or gll@guamlawlibrary.org.

CLE News from the Guam Law Library - 4/20/2020

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The Guam Law Library is pleased to provide 4 CLE online course opportunities. Please see the attached flyer for further details and access to the courses.

iCivics COVID-19 Educational Challenge

Deadline: 05/31/2020 06:30 PM
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In light of the current health emergency, the District Court of Guam along with the Judiciary of Guam and the Guam Bar Association are launching the iCivics COVID-19 Education Challenge to help keep our students engaged and their minds challenged in civics education.

Guam Law Library - Will Reopen May 6, 2020

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In light of the Governor’s and Chief Justice’s orders limiting governmental and judicial operations, the Guam Law Library will reopen to the public on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. Please see the attached Memorandum for further information on GBA member access to the library prior to reopening to the public.

District Court of Guam General Order No. 20-0015

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General Order No. 20-0015 has been issued by Chief Justice Frances M. Tydingco-Gatewood as the District Court of Guam continues to adjust its policies and procedures in the daily operations of the courthouse. Please see the attached Order for further changes to its operations due to the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

Law Day 2020 Contests for Students

Deadline: 06/01/2020 05:00 PM
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Amidst the current public health emergency and the closure of our educational system across the island, the Guam Bar Association, along with the Judiciary of Guam and the District Court of Guam continues to move forward on a limited number of  Law Day activities.

Supreme Court of Guam Issues Administrative Order No. ADM20-220

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Administrative Order No. ADM20-220, Re: Relative to Extending the Closure of Non-Essential Court Operations and Tolling Time Limitations Under Exigent Circumstances Related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), was filed this afternoon, Friday, April 10, 2020. Below is a brief summary of the Order.

Notice: Guam Bar Examination Rescheduled Due to COVID-19

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The Board of Law Examiners have rescheduled the upcoming Guam Bar Examination from July 2020 to September 9-10, 2020 due to COVID-19. Please see Administrative Order No. ADM20-218 for complete details.

DPHSS Guidance Memo No. 2020-05

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Please note that this Guidance replaces in its entirety, the DPHSS Guidance Memo. 2020-03 dated April 3, 2020; which was issued in error. This Guidance supplements DPHSS Guidance Memoranda 2020-01 and 2020-02 issued by the Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services on March 19, 2020 and March 28, 2020, respectively. See attached for further details.

Save The Date: 2020 District Court of Guam Annual District Conference

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The Guam Bar Association (GBA) is an integrated bar, established by Guam law as a public body corporate. Its purposes are to improve the administration of justice and the standards of the legal profession, encourage higher and better education of its members, assist in the admission and discipline of its members and in the formulation and administration of measures to prevent the unauthorized practice of law, and assume such other responsibilities and duties as the Supreme Court of Guam may from time to time determine.

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