Monday 10 March 2014, 11.30am - 1.00pm
Hon Chief Justice Marilyn Warren
Access to Justice: Unrepresented Litigants
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Hon Chief Justice Sir Gordon Ward
I shall deal briefly with the general situation in Tuvalu and then relate it to other small jurisdictions in the Pacific (as far as I have been able to obtain answers to my questionnaire)...
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Hon Chief Justice Sir John Muria
The Honourable Chief Justice Warren has highlighted the challenges facing self-represented litigants and some of the strategies suggested to address those challenges. I believe it is fair to say that the challenges facing self-represented litigants are common features in many of our jurisdictions...
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Alternative Dispute Resolution
Monday 10 March 2014, 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Hon Justice Ambeng Kandakasi
For many decades if not centuries, the formal judicial system has been revered and accepted as the preferred and acceptable process for resolution of disputes...
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Hon Chief Judge Frances Tydingco-Gatewood
Each United States district court is mandated by Congress, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 651 et seq., to authorize the use of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) processes in all civil actions, to implement its own ADR program, and to encourage its use...
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Tuesday 11 March 2014 8.30am - 10.00am
Judge Andrew Becroft
A “good” youth justice system is a specialised system, created with the understanding that young people are not just “junior adults” but developmentally, almost a “different species of human being” with markedly different characteristics and responses than adults...
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Ten Point Plan for Fair and Effective Criminal Justice for Children
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Judge Heemi Taumaunu
Throughout the generations, prominent Māori leaders and respected elders have stressed the importance of Māori holding fast to the Māori language, protocols, and culture, to ensure the survival of Māori people into the future...
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Ms Lope Ginnen
Brainwave Trust Aotearoa
Currently the world is a dangerous place for more than half the world’s children many of whom live in poverty and are subjected to neglect and abuse on a daily basis...
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Tuesday 11 March 2014, 10.30am - 12.00pm
Judge Peter Boshier
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Judge Leilani Tuala-Warren
The Family Violence Court and Family Court of Samoa
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Mr Cam Ronald
Pacific Prevention of Domestic Violence Programme (PPDVP)
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Chief Magistrate Stephen Felix
Domestic Violence and Protection Orders
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Written Constitutions, Human Rights and Customary Law
Wednesday 12 March 2014, 9.00am - 11.00am
Dr Alex Frame
‘The Tahitian Pomare Code of 1819: First steps to written law in the Pacific’
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Professor Jennifer Corrin
A Constitutional Conundrum: Reconciling Human Rights and Customary Laws in the South Pacific
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Hon Chief Justice Tom Weston
In this paper, I will be focusing on a quite specific example of a written Constitution at work in a Pacific country in 2014...
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Appellate Courts of the Pacific
Wednesday 12 March 2014, 11.30am - 1.00pm
Hon Justice John Alexander Logan RFD
"A Regional Final Court of Appeal for the South Pacific?"
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Judicial Education and Administration in the Pacific
Wednesday 12 March 2014, 2.00pm - 3.00pm
Hon Chief Justice Marilyn Warren
The Judicial College of Victoria (JCV) was established by the Judicial College of Victoria Act 2001 and commenced operations just over ten years ago in 2002...
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Hon Consuelo Marshall
The Ninth Circuit Pacific Islands Committee, composed of federal judges, 4 of whom are in attendance at this Conference, fulfills the responsibilities of the Judicial Council of the United States with respect to the judiciaries of the territories and former trust territories in the Pacific: the Territory of Guam, the commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Republic of Palau, the Territory of American Samoa, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Federated States of Micronesia...
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Chief Justice Patu Sapolu
Pacific Judicial Development Programme
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