Bar News

Jul

01

July 01, 2011 BY

ASR Volunteers Still Needed


The ASBA is still looking for volunteers to help identify and organize headnotes for the new volumes of the ASRs. The quicker this is done, the quicker the ASRs can be released. Sharron Rancourt will be organizing this project. If you would like to participate, please get in touch with her.

Filed Under: Call For Comments

Jun

29

June 29, 2011 BY

Nick Deganhart Speaks About Practicing Law In American Samoa


Departing Assistant Attorney General, and ASBA member, Nick Deganhart spoke with KHJ Radio about practicing criminal law in American Samoa. Deganhart suggested that the criminal justice system should seek alternatives to jail in sentencing.

To read more and hear audio, please visit:

KHJ Radio via Talanei.com

Filed Under: News

Jun

29

June 29, 2011 BY

June Bar Meeting At Sadie’s


We will be hosting our June meeting at Sadie’s Inn tomorrow (June 30) at 5:30. We will discuss a number of issues:
 
* ABA updates
* The South Pacific Lawyers Association
* Making public the Samoan Pacific Bar Joural
* Events in Apia with the Western Samoa Law Society
* Law Day on May 1, 2012
Filed Under: Meetings

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