Last year, 83 students were found responsible for Honor Code violations through Stanford’s Judicial Process.
The 15th Undergraduate Senate held a two-hour meeting Tuesday night that included an appearance from men’s basketball head coach Johnny Dawkins, who was there to discuss ways to increase support for the basketball program.
In June, the Board on Judicial Affairs (BJA), a 15-member committee composed of students, faculty and administrators, voted to adopt eight bylaws to the Student Judicial Charter, aiming to clarify the policies and procedures to be followed during Stanford’s judicial process.
The issue is going back to the 1997 Student Judicial Charter, and enforcing it strictly. It was designed to protect students, and that protection needs to be restored. Recent practices demonstrate what can happen when the Charter is ignored.
The Office of Judicial Affairs (OJA) is currently undergoing its first major review since 1997, when Stanford’s Judicial Charter was created. Fourteen years have passed since then, and we are investigating what is working, what is not working and what needs to work differently — and we want your input in answering those questions.
Changes may be on the horizon for the way Fundamental Standard violations stemming from sexual violence cases are handled at Stanford. The Board on Judicial Affairs is set to meet today to continue planning an “alternative review process” for cases involving sexual violence here.