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Pacific Law Journal Index

compiled by Peter Murgatroyd, Law Librarian of the University of the South Pacific

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The Pacific Law Journal Index is a  browsable database of Pacific Law articles.  The first phase of the project was to identify law articles about countries of the USP Region up until 1990 using Jacqui Elliot's'  Pacific Law Bibliography 2ed. 1990.  The second phase of the project was to update the index by using Wilsons Index to Legal Periodicals Online and the University of Hawaii Pacific Journal Index .

The following countries are covered in the index. 

Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Micronesia (including Federated States of Micronesia and the Marshall Islands), Nauru, Niue, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn Island, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu.

Articles covering all Islands of the Pacific can also be browsed.

Keyword search
'Visual search' by jurisdiction
'Visual search' by date of publication

'Visual search' by topic   

Topics include:

Pacific Law - Contextual articles (Land,  Custom,  History (incl. colonialism),  Constitution,  Politics and government,  Leadership and governance,  Economic and social conditions,  Environment and natural resources,  Women, and  Rights) ;

Courts and Procedure ;

Criminal Law ;

Contract and Tort Law ;

Equity, Trusts and Succession ;

Legal Education


*Scope of index