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Encouragement of dialogue on matters of common interest...
Established for the purpose of encouraging dialogue between
the members on matters of common interest, such as continuing
legal education, preservation of custom and tradition within the
confines of existing judicial systems, coordination with law
enforcement agencies, public education in the areas of
substance abuse and domestic community relations,
and judicial administration.
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Encouragement of dialogue on matters of common interest...
Established for the purpose of encouraging dialogue between
the members on matters of common interest, such as continuing
legal education, preservation of custom and tradition within the
confines of existing judicial systems, coordination with law
enforcement agencies, public education in the areas of
substance abuse and domestic community relations,
and judicial administration.

  • April 30 - May 2, 2024 - Probation Officer Training in Guam
  • June 4 - 6, 2024 - Evidence Training for Judges in Chuuk
  • August 26 - 30, 2024 - Biennial/Guam District Court Conferences in Saipan and Guam
  • October 28-31, 2024 - Environmental Law Conference in Palau

For more information on the upcoming conferences, please send an email to: 
pjcedcom@gmail.com
 
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Tackling difficult and complex issues in the Pacific region including preservation of custom and tradition within the confines of existing judicial systems, coordination with law enforcement agencies, and more.

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The Pacific Judicial Council assists in the development and delivery of continuing judicial education and court professional training, and overall improvement of the administration of justice in the member courts.

Our goal has always been to continue to further educate ourselves and our local communities on the law.

The specific responsibilities of the Pacific Islands Committee include assisting in the development and provision of continuing judicial education and court professional training, and overall improvement of the administration of justice in the courts.

A Message from the Council’s President, Hon. Frances Tydingco-Gatewood

Hafa Adai!

As President of the Pacific Judicial Council, I am honored and privileged to welcome you to our website.

The Pacific Judicial Council began over 25 years ago and is made up of members from all over the Pacific region. Our goal has always been to continue further to educate ourselves and our local communities on the law. Following the COVID-19 pandemic, the members of the Pacific Judicial Council thought now more than ever was the best time to redesign and update our website with the latest information and education opportunities to give our audience a chance to connect with us and learn more about our organization on a virtual platform.

The Pacific Judicial Council's objectives for training programs...