News & Notices

14th Amendment "Conversatorio"

Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood, U.S. Magistrate Judge Joaquin V.E. Manibusan, Jr. are pleased to announce that in celebration of 2017 Law Week, the court will be hosting a “Conversatorio” or panel discussion on the 14th Amendment at the courthouse on Thursday, May 11, 2017, at 10:00 a.m.  The theme of this event and of Law Week this year is, “The Fourteenth Amendment:  Transforming American Democracy.”  
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CJA Panel Compensation Rate Increases

The courts have received sufficient fiscal year 2017 funding in the “Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2017” to increase the Criminal Justice Act (CJA) panel attorney hourly rates from $129 to $132 for non-capital work and from $183 to $185 for capital work performed on or after May 5, 2017. The non-capital rate increase will result in an increase to three of the panel attorney case compensation maximums in non-capital cases.  
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2017 Law Month Activities

This year's law week theme is, "The Fourteenth Amendment: Transforming American Democracy."  The District Court of Guam, the Judiciary of Guam and the Guam Bar Association are pleased to host the following law month events.
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U.S. Magistrate Judge Joaquin V.E. Manibusan, Jr. and Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood visited the Agat Senior Citizens Center on Thursday, May 4, 2017 in celebration of Law Month.
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