2019-2020 Student Handbook 
    
    Sep 29, 2020  
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Article VIII: Selection of Members and Term of Office


  1. The chair of the Judiciary Council, the Associate Chair, and the chair of the Appeals Board shall be appointed by the Student Affairs Committee following an open application process. They shall be from the junior or senior class during their term of office.
  2. The members of the Judiciary Council shall be selected and appointed to a one year term by the student delegation from the Student Affairs Committee together with the chair of the Judiciary Council, the Associate Chair, and the chair of the Appeals Board. This group shall take into account the need to appoint a judiciary council that is broadly representative of the student body.
  3. A vacancy in the Judiciary Council Chair, the Associate Chair or the Appeals Board shall be filled by the following procedure: The Judiciary Council shall elect one of their junior or senior members to serve as chair, subject to approval by the Student Affairs Committee.
  4. Vacancies among members of the Judiciary Council shall be filled by appointment made by the ASPC President, ASPC Vice President, and the Judiciary Council Chairs. Students appointed to the Judiciary Council in this manner serve for the remainder of the academic year.
  5. A member of the Judicial Council may be removed from office and dismissed from all further judicial responsibilities for committing any of the following: violation of the confidentiality agreement signed by all Judicial Council members and chairs; unauthorized disclosure or discussion of any confidential information relating to disciplinary proceedings; abuse of the judicial system as defined in Article III, Section 16; unauthorized issue of an opinion or statement on behalf of any judicial body; inappropriate use of their judicial position; disregard or disrespect for the judicial system. A member may be removed from office for committing any of these aforementioned actions by a three-fourths vote of the following individuals: the Judicial Council Chair, the two Associate Chairs, and the Appeals Chair. Any member removed in this manner shall be notified in writing of the reason for the removal by the Judicial Council Chair within 48 hours of the removal.

  6. A Chair, Associate Chair, or Appeals Chair of the Judicial Council may be removed from office and dismissed from all further judicial responsibilities for committing any of the following: violation of the confidentiality agreement signed by all Judicial Council members and chairs; unauthorized disclosure or discussion of any confidential information relating to disciplinary proceedings; abuse of the judicial system as defined in Article III, Section 16; unauthorized issue of an opinion or statement on behalf of any judicial body; inappropriate use of their judicial position; disregard or disrespect for the judicial system. Any of the aforementioned chairs may be removed from office for committing any of these aforementioned actions by a two-thirds vote of the members of the Student Affairs Committee and with the approval of the Pomona College Office of Human Resources. Any chair removed in this manner shall be notified in writing of the reason for the removal by the Chair of the Student Affairs Committee within 48 hours of the removal.