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Applicants sought for disciplinary board of the Hawaii Supreme Court

The Hawaii Supreme Court is seeking both attorney and non-attorney applicants to fill six positions on the Disciplinary Board. Applicants from all islands are invited to apply.

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Election challenged in Hawaii Supreme Court

MEDIA RELEASE A lawsuit filed Thursday, Aug. 21 by Pahoa residents and the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii Foundation asks the State Supreme Court to allow any registered voter affected by Tropical Storm Iselle to cast a vote that will be included in the August 2014 primary results. The lawsuit also asks the Court […]

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Hawaii Supreme Court takes oral argument at Kealakehe

Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald: ‘This gives students the opportunity to go beyond the textbooks and experience a Supreme Court oral argument in person’

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Hawaii Supreme Court to hear oral arguments in Hilo

MEDIA RELEASE In a case to be heard Thursday, Dec. 5, a group of public service law organizations wants the Hawaii Supreme Court to establish a uniform policy that would guarantee legal assistance for all indigent parents in abuse and neglect proceedings. “In the Interest of TM” is to be heard at 8:45 a.m. Thursday […]

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Hawaii Supreme Court hearing oral argument in Hilo

MEDIA RELEASE WHAT: Hawaii Supreme Court Convening on Big Island WHO: Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald Associate Justice Paula Nakayama Associate Justice Simeon Acoba, Jr. Associate Justice Sabrina McKenna Associate Justice Richard Pollack Joy A. San Buenaventura, Attorney for Petitioner Andrew S. Iwashita, Attorney for Respondent WHEN: 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 3 WHERE: UH Hilo Performing […]

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Chief Justice delivers State of Judiciary

MEDIA RELEASE Hawaii Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Recktenwald has delivered his biennial State of the Judiciary address on the Judiciary’s new YouTube channel. It is the first time the speech has been delivered via social media. “The tradition of Hawaii’s chief justice presenting a report to the legislature has been in place for at […]

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Applicants sought for disciplinary, examiner boards

MEDIA RELEASE The Nominating Committee of the Hawaii Supreme Court is seeking applications from qualified attorneys wishing to serve as members of the Board of Bar Examiners (BOE). The committee will make recommendations to the Supreme Court which will make the appointments. The BOE examines, recommends and records applicants for admission to the Bar and […]

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Senate confirms Pollack to Hawaii Supreme Court

Senate confirms Pollack to Hawaii Supreme Court

MEDIA RELEASE In a Special Session, the Hawaii State Senate on Friday confirmed Judge Richard W. Pollack as an associate justice to the Supreme Court. Pollack was nominated by Gov. Neil Abercrombie and was subject to Senate confirmation. He fills the vacancy created by the retirement of Justice James E. Duffy, Jr. “We are confident […]

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Statement by Abercrombie on HSTA ruling

Statement by Abercrombie on HSTA ruling

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the Hawaii State Teachers Association’s contention that the state Labor Relations Board (HLRB) is not appropriately handling the case. The Supreme Court noted the relief requested by HSTA, a petition for a writ of mandamus, is not appropriate in these circumstances. Last week, the state Ethics […]

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Applicants sought for bar examiners board

Applicants sought for bar examiners board

MEDIA RELEASE The Nominating Committee of the Hawaii Supreme Court is seeking applications from licensed Hawaii attorneys wishing to serve on the Board of Bar Examiners. The committee will make recommendations to the Supreme Court, which will make the final selections. The board members would serve three-year terms beginning Nov. 1. Although the positions are […]

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The Hawaii Supreme Court is seeking applicants to fill six lawyer and non-lawyer positions on the Disciplinary Board of the Hawaii Supreme Court.

The Board’s duties include overseeing the Office of Disciplinary Counsel, which investigates allegations of attorney misconduct and incapacity, and recommending appropriate action to the Hawaii Supreme Court.

Applicants sought for Disciplinary Board of the Hawaii Supreme Court

The Hawaii Supreme Court is seeking applicants to fill six lawyer and non-lawyer positions on the Disciplinary Board of the Hawaii Supreme Court. The Board’s duties include overseeing the Office of Disciplinary Counsel, which investigates allegations of attorney misconduct and incapacity, and recommending appropriate action to the Hawaii Supreme Court.

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Applications sought for Lawyers' Fund for Client Protection board

Applications sought for Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection board

MEDIA RELEASE Applicants are being sought to fill a vacancy on the board of the Lawyers’ Fund for Client Protection (LFCP). The term for one of the non-attorney positions on the five-member board is expiring. Board members oversee and administer the LFCP, the purpose of which is to reimburse — to the extent provided by […]

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Homeowners may mediate foreclosure in court

Homeowners may mediate foreclosure in court

MEDIA RELEASE The Hawaii Supreme Court has issued an order modifying and extending the Third Circuit’s residential foreclosure mediation pilot project for another year. The project’s end date will be March 31, 2012. The goal of the project is to give Big Island homeowners who have been served with a foreclosure action the opportunity to […]

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Mayor Billy Kenoi, Judge Ronald Ibarra among guests at Honolulu ceremony for new chief justice

Big Isle dignitaries attend Recktenwald swearing in

Mayor Billy Kenoi, Judge Ronald Ibarra among guests at Honolulu ceremony for new chief justice

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