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

 

2019 General Complaints

On Monday, March 25th, 2019 the ASG Judiciary had a general complaint hearing for a complaint filed with the Office of Student Activities. The ASG Judiciary Majority and Minority decisions for this hearing can be read below.

Majority Decision ASGJ-2019-GC1 Minority Decision ASGJ-2019-GC1

2019 Election Complaints

On Friday, March 1st, 2019 the ASG Judiciary had an election complaint hearing for a complaint filed in this election. The ASG Judiciary decision for this hearing can be read below. Decision ASGJ-2019-GE3

On Friday, March 8th, 2019 the ASG Judiciary had an election complaint hearing for a complaint filed in this election. The ASG Judiciary Majority and Minority decisions for this hearing can be read below. Majority Decision ASGJ-2019-GE4 Minority Decision ASGJ-2019-GE4

On Friday, March 8th, 2019 the ASG Judiciary had an election complaint hearing for a complaint filed in this election. The ASG Judiciary decision for this hearing can be read below. Decision ASGJ-2019-GE5

2019 Interpretation Request

On March 7, 2019, the ASG Judiciary received a request for interpretation from a member of ASG. ASGJ will schedule an interpretation hearing no sooner than 10 business days after the interpretation request has been uploaded to the ASG website. 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. 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. Request for Interpretation 3.7.19

The following links are excerpts of the ASG Code and the ASG General Elections Packet referred to in the request:

ASG Code, Title VII, Section 8, A

ASG General Elections Packet-Elections Calendar, page 5

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 Julianna Tidwell at asgjcj@uark.edu