Judicial Branch

Judicial

The judicial branch of ASUCD is headed by the ASUCD Judicial Council. The Judicial Council serves as the adjudicative body of ASUCD. The ASUCD constitution gives the Judicial Council the authority to issue binding rulings on disputes that arise under the Constitution and Bylaws. Including the resolution of all disputes arising under official actions of ASUCD Elected Officials, Appointed Officers, and all subordinate bodies of the ASUCD Senate.

For more information regarding the judicial process, consult the ASUCD Judicial Codes or reach out to the Judicial Council directly at judicialcouncil@asucd.ucdavis.edu.

Judicial Council meetings are held on Wednesdays at 2PM in the Mee Room (Memorial Union Floor 3).

Amanda Claek

Chair

Email: judicialcouncil@asucd.ucdavis.edu /

aaaclark@ucdavis.edu

Pronouns: She/her/hers

 

 

Members

Hadil Djadri

Member

Email: hdjadri@ucdavis.edu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

 

Maddison Whittemore

Member

Email: mjwhittemore@ucdavis.edu

Pronouns: She/her/heres

 

Samantha Figlietti

Member

Email: mjwhittemore@ucdavis.edu

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

 

 

Judicial Council FAQ

How do I open a case with the Judicial Council?

To open a case with the Judicial Council a Complaint Form must be filled out and submitted to the Student Government Administrative Office (SGAO) via email sgao@asucd.ucdavis.edu.

What happens once I open a case?

The petitioner and respondent will receive a formal notice from the Judicial Council Chair with information regarding their rights and the procedure moving forward. The Judicial Council will consider a case within five (5) academic days of receiving the complaint. When considering a complaint the Judicial Council will vote whether to dismiss the case or schedule a hearing.

Can I appeal the verdict given by Judicial Council?

The Petitioner or Respondent may appeal the Judicial Council’s decision on a case, and if the Judicial Council chooses to accept the appeal, the case can be reopened. 

Decisions made by the Judicial Council may be appealed by filling out the Judicial Council Appeal Form, and submitting it to the Student Government Administrative Office (SGAO) via email: sgao@asucd.ucdavis.edu.

Where can I find previous Judicial Council verdicts?

Previous Judicial Council verdicts can be found in the Judicial Council folder on the Government Documents page of the ASUCD website.