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Justice delayed in the South Pacific islands

Interesting article from Reuters on a case in the Pacific's remote Kiritimati and noting the lack of lawyers and judges in the South Pacific region. Read more here

Collection of human rights cases from the Pacific Islands launched

The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) released the largest collection of human rights case law from the Pacific Islands region at a regional consultation last Thursday night.

The publication, Pacific Human Rights Law Digest (Volume 5), contains not only cases with headnotes, but an analysed summary of judgments, highlighting significant human rights issues. It has been designed for Pacific law students, lawyers, magistrates, judges and human rights advocates to be used as precedents in the courts and as tools for policy initiatives.

Wanted: Senior Criminal Laywer - Crown Law Office, Cook Islands


Senior Criminal Lawyer Vacancy

Crown Law Office, Rarotonga, is seeking a Senior Lawyer experienced in the areas of criminal, public and administrative law to join our office. The successful applicant will report directly to the Solicitor-General. You must have strong advocacy skills and manage a high case load comprised of jury trials and civil and public law cases.

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