Judiciary of Guam calling for 2021 Hustisia Award nominations

Judiciary of Guam (file photo)

As part of its Law Week celebration, the Judiciary of Guam is accepting nominations
for the 2021 Hustisia Award.

This award recognizes a person or organization that has contributed to improving the administration of justice and good government.

The selection committee considers whether a nominee has:

• fostered building public support for the judiciary,
• promoted respect for the law and understanding of the judicial
• encouraged civic responsibility and service, and
• volunteered time and talents to the court in serving the people of

Past Hustisia Award recipients include Retired Chief Justice Peter C. Siguenza (posthumous) (2020), Guam Chamber of Commerce (2019), Erica’s House, Soroptimist International of Guam and Soroptimist International of the Marianas (2018); Inafa’Maolek (2017); Public Defender Service Corporation (2016); former Senator Pilar Cruz Lujan (2015); Attorney Joaquin C. Arriola, Sr. (2014); Vice Speaker Benjamin J.F. Cruz (2013); Judge Richard H. Benson (2012); retired District Court of Guam Judge Cristobal C. Duenas (posthumous) (2011); retired Supreme Court of Guam Justice Janet Healy Weeks (2010), Alee Shelter
Program Director Sister Bridget Perez, RSM (2009); and the Armed Forces of the United States (2008).

Nominations should include a statement about the nominee (limit 250 words). Submit nominations by April 6, 2021, to Attorney Danielle T. Rosete, Superior Court Clerk of Court, by email at drosete@guamcourts.org or to the Superior Court Clerk’s office at the Judiciary of Guam.