Benjamin Holston ‘15, chair of the ASSU Undergraduate Senate, backed away from his claims made at last week’s senate meeting that the Board of Judicial Affairs (BJA) had added eight new bylaws to the Student Judicial Charter of 1997 over the summer without properly soliciting student input.
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Per the Charter, the co-chairs of the BJA “forward[ed] the text of the changes to the chair of the Undergraduate Senate of the Associated Students of Stanford University.
Students subject to the University’s judicial process may be exposed to a system implicitly slanted towards finding respondents guilty and willfully indifferent to rights enshrined in the Student Judicial Charter of 1997, according to a case study of a 2011 judicial proceeding.
Representatives of the Board of Judicial Affairs (BJA) subsequently spoke about revisions to the ARP.
At the ASSU Senate’s Jan. 29 meeting, Senator Lauren Miller ’15 announced that the Board of Judicial Affairs (BJA) had approved all of the Senate’s… Continue Reading »
At the sparsely attended ASSU Undergraduate Senate meeting last night, senators announced the creation of new projects for winter quarter and discussed the progress of their Alternative Review Process (ARP) recommendations.
The Graduate Student Council (GSC) voted Wednesday to approve recommendations for changes to the Alternative Review Process (ARP) for sexual assault cases. The Undergraduate Senate approved the same recommendations on Tuesday, meaning the bill will now move to the Board of Judicial Affairs (BJA).