Judicial Branch - Supreme Court
The judicial powers of the Association shall be vested in the City College Supreme Court.
There shall be five (5) Justices, each having one (1) vote on all matters before the Court. Associate Justices shall perform judicial functions, but shall not otherwise be considered members of the Judicial Branch.
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- Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 from the prior semester’s work before appointment.
- Must maintain a minimum 2.0 cumulative GPA during their term of office.
- Must be enrolled and maintain at least six (6) units during their term of office.
- Must have complied with all appointment procedures.
Term of Office
Justices shall be appointed to a two (2) semester term, but such terms shall not exceed the six (6) semester limit of total Student Government participation. Associate Justices shall be appointed to single-semester terms.
Duties and Powers
The Supreme Court shall:
- Decide, by majority vote, all impeachment trials of Senators and Cabinet officers and shall issue its opinion within fifteen (15) days of receiving the articles of impeachment, or the impeached officer shall be exonerated;
- Impeach Justices and Associate Justices, by a two-thirds (2/3) vote;
- Hear all grievance matters, interpreting the ASRCCD Constitution and Bylaws, and reviewing the legality of any Student Government action, upon receiving a grievance form from an Association member;
- Administer all City College elections;
- Hold at least three (3) open forums each semester, to encourage Student Body debate about issues and awareness of candidates for Student Government offices and their positions, and to bring student concerns and complaints to light, and shall submit their findings to the Senate, in writing, within five (5) days after each forum;
- Assign Justices to accompany any requesting Association member to informal grievance hearings beyond the Association’s jurisdiction.
The officers of the City College Court shall include a Chief Justice, a Chief Justice Pro Tempore, and such others as the Court shall authorize. No one shall hold more than one Court office simultaneously. The Chief Justice and the Chief Pro Tem shall be elected by the Court from among the Justices, with Presidential and Senate approval.
Supreme Court - Chief Justice
Supreme Court - Chief Justice Pro Tempore
The Chief Justice Pro Tempore shall serve as the assistant to the Chief Justice and, in case of his or her absence, shall assume all duties, rights, and privileges of the Chief Justice. He or she shall preside over any impeachment trial of the Chief Justice.
Supreme Court Agendas and Minutes