What is the Judicial Branch?

The Judicial Branch is designed to hold SGA and its members accountable. The branch is tasked with ensuring all legislation passed by the Legislative branch is constitutional, conducting fair and impartial elections and reviewing the constitution and bylaws to ensure they reflect the organization as it evolves.

What cases does the Judicial Branch hear?

The Judicial Branch hears appeals cases for finance grants, student organization endorsements, the constitutionality of Senate legislation passed, the constitutionality of executive orders issued, constitutional or bylaw changes, and removal of SGA members.

Virtual Office Hours with the Chief Justice

Starting in the Spring of 2021, the Chief Justice will be holding virtual office hours to connect with the student body.  Schedule a meeting here!

Who is in the Judicial Branch?

The Judicial Branch is comprised of 7 justices— one Chief Justice with an unlimited term length, 3 justices with two year term lengths, and 3 justices with one year term lengths.  The Justices make up the Student Body Supreme Court along with the Court Clerk.  You can view the current office holders here.

Questions or Concerns?

If you have any questions or concerns you wish to share with the Judicial Branch, please reach out to sgajudicial@butler.edu, or utilize the form below.

Judicial Branch General Questions