Judicial Board

The Judicial Board is an independent and impartial judiciary branch of the Concordia Student Union (CSU). The Board’s duty is to pass judgment on cases presented to them by member associations of the Concordia Student Union, by using and interpreting the CSU’s By-Laws and Standing Regulations. The Judicial Board has the final word on how to interpret these documents.

Judicial Board Ruling

Cut the Crap v. Chief Electoral Officer

📄 Ruling — April 29, 2019
Hearing Minutes — April 18, 2019

The following outlines the jurisdiction of the Judicial Board, according to the Judicial Board Code of Procedures:

1. The Judicial Board of the Student Union shall, upon the written request of any member or member association, convene to;

a. Interpret these by-laws and the validity of regulations and resolutions enacted by the Council.

b. Declare invalid any act of any member who through their action derogates from these by-laws or from the constitution of any member association of the Student Union.

c. Settle disputes on matters concerning the Student Union between its members, officials and/or constituted bodies.

2. It is the duty of the Judicial Board to act upon any violation to By-Laws and constitutions of member associations that comes to light stemming from an ongoing investigation; even if such violations are not directly related to the original complaint.

Filing a Complaint

Please use the links below to access the two Judicial Board Complaint Forms.

General Complaint Form — To be used outside of election periods, or for complaints which are unrelated to elections.

Submit a General Complaint

Elections Complaint Form — To be used only during election periods (ex. By-elections and General Elections).

Submit an Election Complaint

Note that the Judicial Board will not review any complaints that are not submitted through the forms linked above. Moreover, any contact with members of the Judicial Board outside of the official email address will be disregarded, and could be found detrimental to the case at hand.

The CSU Judicial Board can be contacted via email at judicialboard@csu.qc.ca.