Julianna Tidwell

Julianna Tidwell

ASG Chief Justice

Julianna Tidwell currently serves as the Chief Justice of the Associated Student Government Judiciary. Julianna is a senior studying English in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences. Prior to serving as Chief Justice, Julianna served as an Associate Justice for ASGJ. She also served as a staff member, as well as a member of Freshman Leadership Forum. You can contact Julianna at asgjcj@uark.edu.

Governing Documents

Overview

  • 9 Justices – Term is 3 academic years
  • 2 Proxies – Term is 1 academic year
  • Ex-officio, non voting members
  • Advisor serves as ex-officio, non voting member
  • Appointed by ASG President, Confirmed by Senate, GSC
  • Judicial Appointments, if made

Judiciary Responsibilities

  • To ensure fair and equitable treatment of all who come before you.
  • To consider all evidence fully and carefully before arriving at a decision.
  • To treat all students who appear before you with respect and dignity.
  • To adhere to all rules of confidentiality.
  • To uphold the standards set forth the ASG Constitution and Code.

Expectations

  • Report any effort to influence the Judicial board
  • Inform the Chief Justice and the ASG Advisor if you have any personal knowledge about a case that may cause you to be biased.
  • Review all case information prior to the start of the hearing
  • Maintain confidentiality as required
  • Attend all scheduled hearings and training sessions

Student Growth and Development

  • View students as learners who are growing and maturing.
  • Hold all students accountable for their actions.
  • Allow students to experience the consequences of their choices.
  • Aid students in understanding that their behavior may influence others.
  • Give them standards for examining their progress toward the attainment of those behavioral standards’
  • Make clear that failure to understand and act on those standards will jeopardize his or her opportunity to remain in ASG.

When does ASGJ Convene?

  • ASGJ membership issues
  • Asked for an interpretation of the Constitution or Code
  • Planning Elections & Events
  • Election Complaints
  • Allegation of misconduct filed against an elected or appointed ASG agent

Questions

For questions regarding the ASG Judicial Branch, please contact the ASG Chief Justice, Julianna Tidwell, at asgjcj@uark.edu

For any complaints regarding ASG, please reference the general form attached.

ASGJ GENL COMPLAINT

 

2018 Election Complaints

On Friday, March 2, 2018 the ASG Judiciary had an election complaint hearing for the first complaint filed in this election. The ASG Judiciary decision for this hearing can be read below.

Decision ASGJ 2018 GE1

On Friday, March 2, 2018 the ASG Judiciary held an election complaint hearing for the second complaint filed in this election. The ASG Judiciary decision for this hearing can be read below.

Decision ASGJ 2018 GE2

On Monday, March 12, 2018 the ASG Judiciary held an election complaint hearing for the third complaint filed in this election. The ASG Judiciary decision for this hearing can be read below.

Decision ASGJ 2018 GE3

On Monday, March 12, 2018 the ASG Judiciary held an election complaint hearing for the fourth complaint filed in this election. The ASG Judiciary decision for this hearing can be read below.

Decision ASGJ 2018 GE4

The fifth ASG Election Violation Complaint was retracted by the student who filed the complaint before it went to a hearing.

On Friday, March 9, 2018 the ASG Judiciary held a election complaint hearing for the sixth complaint filed in this election. The ASG Judiciary decision for this hearing can be read below.

Decision AGSJ 2018 GE6

On Tuesday, March 6, 2018 the ASG Chief Justice notified the complainant who filed the seventh complaint filed in this election that the complaint would not go to a hearing after a quorum of the Associate Justices reviewed the document and, based on the complaint and explanation, found that the complaint did not describe a valid violation. The ASG Judiciary noted that neither the ASG Election Code or the 2018 General Elections Packet prohibited the action described in the complaint.

On Monday, March 12, 2018 the ASG Judiciary held a election complaint hearing for the eigth complaint filed in this election. The ASG Judiciary decision for this hearing can be read below.

Decision ASGJ 2018 GE8

On Monday, March 12, 2018 the ASG Judiciary held a election complaint hearing for the ninth complaint filed in this election. The ASG Judiciary decision for this hearing can be read below.

Decision ASGJ 2018 GE9

On Monday, March 12, 2018 the ASG Judiciary held a election complaint hearing for the tenth complaint filed in this election. The ASG Judiciary decision for this hearing can be read below.

Decision ASGJ 2018 GE10

On Tuesday, March 13, 2018 the ASG Judiciary held a election complaint hearing for the eleventh complaint filed in this election. The ASG Judiciary decision for this hearing can be read below.

Decision AGSJ 2018 GE11

2018 Interpretation Request

Near the end of the fall semester, the ASG Judiciary received a request for interpretation from a member of ASG. ASGJ has now scheduled the interpretation hearing to take place on Thursday, February 15th at 4:00pm. Per the ASG Code, the initial request document is being provided on the ASG website. The request document can be viewed on the following tab.

The request for interpretation can be read on the following link. The second page is an excerpt of the ASG Constitution referred to in the request.

Request for Interpretation 12.13.17

Per the ASG Constitution, any ASG agents opposed to the particular interpretation submitted shall be allowed to submit, in writing, an alternative interpretation to the ASGJ no later than five (5) business days prior to any interpretation hearing.

These alternative interpretations should be emailed to Chief Justice Andrew Hansen at asgjcj@uark.edu