Student Court

Student Court

Judicial Powers

The judicial power of the Student Court shall extend to the following controversies:

  • Matters of the trial of impeachment.
  • Matters of interpretation of the ASUN Constitution.
  • Matters of contested elections.
  • Matters concerning organizations when referred to the Court by the University of Nebraska administration, the ASUN Senate or an individual Student.
  • Other matters arising under the bylaws, or ordinances of the Senate.

The Student Court deals only with matters generated by student organizations.  It is not the body that deals with any matters regarding the Student Code of Conduct.


The Student Court shall operate under and be governed by such rules and regulations, as the Senate shall adopt by ordinance or bylaw except that such rules and regulations shall now infringe upon any of the powers granted to the Student Court by the Constitution.

Dispostion of Matters

Parties involved in a decision of the Student Court shall have an appeal to the University Appeals Board where that body grants such an appeal. The decisions of the Student Court, where not altered by the University Appeals Board shall be complied with and enforced by the executive branches created in the Constitution. The Student Court may also recommend to the appropriate branch penalties or sanctions in any controversy.


The Chief Justice must be a current student in good standing attending the UNL College of Law. Associate Justices can be either students in good standing attending the UNL College of Law or undergraduate students in good standing attending UNL.

Name Position
Chief Justice
Coffey Emily Associate Justice
Cronican Kurt Associate Justice
McGuigan-Sporkin Meghan Associate Justice
Mitchell Grant Associate Justice
Nietfeld Sawyer Associate Justice
Sippel Camile Associate Justice