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Judicial Board Meetings


  • The Judicial Board is chaired by a third year law student

  • The voting members of the Judicial Board shall be:

    • The Chair;

    • Two other students enrolled as law students at Dalhousie University's Schulich School of Law, preferably in their second or third year.

  • The Judicial Board shall:

    • At the request of Council make binding authoritative judgments on the correct interpretation of the Constitution and/or Policies of the Union

    • At the request of an Executive Officer, Councillor, Committee Chair or Society make non-binding judgments on the interpretation of the Constitution and/or Policies of the Union

    • At the request of Council, advise as to whether a violation of the Constitution or Policies has taken place by a Councillor or Council and, if appropriate, provide a recommendation of corrective action

    • At the request of any candidate or campaign team in an election, review a decision of the Elections Commiittee to determine if it is in line with the DSU Act, Bylaws, and Policies

    • Deliberations on questions related to any such request shall be held in-camera and decisions are final with no further appeal

Judicial Board Hearing

Friday, November 1, 2019

Judicial Board Judgment 

Dalhousie Student Union Judicial Board
Heard: November 1, 2019
Judgment: November 25, 2019
Jones, D. (Chair), Nann A., and Rizzetto, M.

Judgment of the Board delivered by Jones D.

Jones D., Chair: Two Dalhousie Student Union (DSU) Councillors have petitioned the Judicial
Board to provide an advisory judgment on whether a violation of policy or bylaw by DSU
Council has occurred.

For the full judgment, please click here.


Any questions may be directed to Desiree Jones, Chair, DSU Judicial Board at