Bar News

Jun

15

June 15, 2011 BY

High Court Building Back In Business


High Court will resume in the High Court building beginning June 20, 2011. Since the tsunami in 2009, court has been held in the GHC Reid Building. All renovations will be completed by next Monday, and all scheduled hearings will be moved. Attorneys are encouraged to call the High Court to determine whether their hearings will be affected.

Update: Samoa News Story

Filed Under: News

Jun

03

June 03, 2011 BY

ASR Volunteers Needed


The Chief Justice has requested the Bar’s assistance finalizing the new editions of the ASRs.  Specifically, the ASBA can help writing headnotes and compiling a digest for the 8-12 ASR3d.  If you can help in this project, or would like to lead the ASBA’s effort, please get in touch with the ASBA President at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Filed Under: Call For Comments

May

25

May 25, 2011 BY

Bar Meeting At Evi’s


The May Bar Meeting will be held at 5pm on May 26 at Evalani’s in Pago Pago. The agenda includes:

  • bar numbers – should we have them? If so, how would it work?
  • Events with Western Samoa’s law society
  • ABA updates
  • Unpublished cases and how to use them
  • Possible projects and events for the year – bring your ideas.
As an added bonus, it’s taco night at Evi’s.
Filed Under: Meetings

May

25

May 25, 2011 BY

PAi Study Program On Civil Justice


Public Administration International (PAi) is putting on a two week study program enttield “Access to Civil Justice: Efficiency, Affordability, and Fairness.” The program will be in the UK from November 7-18, 2011. For those interested, please visit the PAi website.

Filed Under: Events

May

25

May 25, 2011 BY

LAWASIA Conference On Children And The Law


The Law Association for Asia and the Pacific (LAWASIA) is hosting the 4th LAWASIA Children and the Law Conference in Siem Reap, Cambodia from May 27-29, 2011. More information can be found at the LAWASIA website.

Filed Under: Events

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