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Governor Issues Executive Orders No. 2020-08 and No. 2020-09

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Please see attached, the following Executive Orders relative to COVID-19: Executive Order No. 2020-08 - Establishes Differential Pay to all government employees whose work is necessary for government operations Executive Order No. 2020-09 - Further extends the public health emergency until May 5, 2020.

DPHSS Guidance Memo, No. 2020-03

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The Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services issued Guidance Memo No. 2020-03 to help provide further clarification on what business operations are deemed essential services, what businesses are prohibited from operations, and what types of areas are prohibited from any gatherings.

District Court of Guam General Order No. 20-0014

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The District Court of Guam has issued General Order No. 20-0014 outlining continued closure in further response to COVID-19. Please see the attached General Order for complete details.

The Passing of Chief Justice Peter C. Siguenza, Jr.

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The legal community and the general public are mourning the loss of GBA member and former Chief Justice Peter C. Siguenza, Jr. who passed away peacefully on Monday, March 30, 2020, he was 68. He will always be remembered as a champion in reshaping the Guam judicial court system we see today.

Guam Law Library Closure Extended Until April 13, 2020

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Please note that at the direction of the Governor and Chief Justice, the Guam Law Library Closure is now extended through April 13, 2020.

District Court of Guam General Order No. 20-0013 re: COVID-19

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The District Court of Guam has issued General Order No. 20-0013 re: Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act ("CARES Act") Authorization for Video and Audio Conferencing in Criminal Proceedings.

Supreme Court of Guam Administrative Order No. ADM20-214

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The Supreme Court of Guam issued Administrative Order (No. ADM 20-214) on Friday, March 27, 2020, relative to extending the closure of non-essential Court Operations and tolling time limitations under exigent circumstances related to Covid-19 (Coronavirus).

Supreme Court of Guam Administrative Order No. ADM20-212

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Please see the attached Judiciary of Guam Administrative Order (ADM20-212) relative to automatic extension of temporary Restraining Orders, Injunctions, Civil Protection Orders, and Stays, and temporary suspension of sentences due to exigent circumstances related to COVID-19 (coronavirus).

District Court of Guam General Order 20-0012

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In response to the declaration of public health emergency by the Governor, the District Court of Guam has issued General Order 20-0012 that further outlines in detail, continued changes to its daily operations for the next few weeks to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

Office of the Attorney General of Guam Closed to the Public due to COVID-19

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The Office of the Attorney General of Guam is currently closed to the public by Executive Order No. 2020-05. Please see the attached notice on service and assistance during normal business hours, M-F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Supreme Court of Guam Administrative Order No. ADM20-211

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Please see Administrative Order No. ADM20-211 issued Sunday, March 22, 2020, as this affects Grand Jury Proceedings, Preliminary Hearings and Indictment Filings.

Free CLE Course - Creating a Coronavirus Response Plan for Employers

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News from the Guam Law Library

Social Isolation Directive Guidance from DPHSS

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The Government of Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services has issued a Social Isolation Directive, in response to Executive Order No. 2020-05 issued by the Governor of Guam, in an effort to limit the spread of COVID-10.

USAO Telework Notice in Response to Executive Order No. 2020-05

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Please see the attached Notice indicating that the offices of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Districts of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands (USAO Guam and the NMI) will be closed effective by close of business today, March 19, 2020, and through March 30, 2020, or until further notice when safe to return to normal operating procedures.

District Court of Guam General Order 20-0011 in Response to COVID-19

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In response to the National Public Health Emergency declared by the President of the United States, the District Court of Guam issued General Order 20-0011. Please view the attached file to affecting operations at the courthouse.

Executive Order No. 2020-05 to combat the spread of COVID-19

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The Governor of Guam has issued Executive Order No.2020-05 mandating social isolation, lifting restrictions of health care licensure and clarifying the status of non-essential Government of Guam operations.

Guam Law Library: Temporary Closure for COVID-19 Response

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Judiciary of Guam Court Operations Re: COVID-19

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Temporary Restrictions on Visitors to the District Court of Guam

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Please see General Order No. 20-0009 from Chief Judge Frances M. Tydingco Gatewood at the District Court of Guam on the Temporary Restrictions of Visitors to the Courthouse.

Guam Law Library Temporary Closure to General Public

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The Guam Law Library will be closed to the public at 12:00 p.m. today, Monday, March 16, 2020 for the next 14 days.

District Court of Guam General Order No. 20-0008 Re: COVID-19

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Administrative Order No. ADM20-206 and ADM20-207 Re: COVID-19

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Please see the formal Administrative Order No. ADM20-206 and ADM20-207 related to COVID-19.

Judiciary of Guam to Close at 12:00 p.m., Monday, March 16, 2020

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The Judiciary of Guam will be closing at noon today, Monday, March 16, 2020.

Administrative Order (ADM20-203) and Judiciary of Guam Operations

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Please see the attached Administrative Order (ADM20-203) relative to court operations under exigent circumstances related to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) issued by Chief Justice F.

Second Notice To Amend Annual Meeting

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Please see the important announcement in the postponement of the GBA Annual Meeting.

Amended Notice: 2020 GBA Annual Meeting - March 27, 2020

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Please see the official notice announcing the 2020 GBA Annual Meeting date.

JSA Annoucement - Pohnpei

Deadline: 04/17/2020 04:45 PM
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GLSC-DLC Attorney Position Available

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Calling for 2020 Hustisia Award Nominations

Deadline: 04/03/2020 05:00 PM
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Attorney Position Open - MLSC Saipan

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Law Clerk position at the Superior Court of Guam

Deadline: 05/15/2020 12:15 AM
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Save The Date: 2020 District Court of Guam Annual District Conference

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The Guam Bar Association (GBA) is an integrated bar, established by Guam law as a public body corporate. Its purposes are to improve the administration of justice and the standards of the legal profession, encourage higher and better education of its members, assist in the admission and discipline of its members and in the formulation and administration of measures to prevent the unauthorized practice of law, and assume such other responsibilities and duties as the Supreme Court of Guam may from time to time determine.

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