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III. Committee on Student Conduct and Responsibility

A.  The Law School Committee on Student Conduct and Responsibility shall consist of two faculty members and three students.  There shall also be a first and second alternate faculty member and a first, second, and third alternate student member who shall be available to sit as part of the Committee in the event that a regular member of the Committee is unable to serve on a particular matter.

B.  The faculty members of the Committee and alternates shall be appointed annually in accordance with the normal method of appointment to faculty standing committees. 

C.  Each incoming JD class shall elect one member and one alternate.  Each member and alternate shall serve for a term of three years, subject to removal by a two‑thirds vote of the Council of Student Representatives.  Each incoming LLM class shall elect one alternate, who shall serve for a term of one year. 

D.  In the event that a faculty standing Committee member and both alternates are unable to serve, the faculty shall appoint a temporary Committee member.  In the event that a student standing Committee member and all alternates are unable to serve, the Counsel of Student Representatives shall appoint a temporary Committee member.  In no event shall the Committee sit with fewer than two faculty members and three students present. 

E.   In the event that a member of the Committee is unable to participate after a hearing has commenced, an alternate shall be substituted.  This substitute member shall listen to the tapes of the proceedings that transpired prior to his/her participation and shall serve as a full member of the Committee. 

F.  The members of the Committee shall choose a chair from among the faculty members.

 

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