The Judicial Branch

The Judicial Branch of ASCSU was founded upon the concept of striving for the fair and equal treatment of all students during conduct proceedings at the University, whether those proceedings are through the office of Conflict Resolution and Student Conduct Services or through the Associated Students of Colorado State University.

The Court remains committed to creating a safe environment, promoting student success, and representing student interests in the CSU community. The Court as well has judicial authority over ASCSU. This responsibility includes interpreting, upholding, and enforcing the ASCSU Constitution, acts of the ASCSU Senate, acts of other ASCSU boards and committees, and the bylaws of the ASCSU Supreme Court.


Supreme Court Cases

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Supreme Court (2021-2022)

Associate Justice


Alayna Truxal

Associate Justice


Kelley Dungan

Associate Justice


Todd Newhouse

Associate Justice


Marcus Zacarias

Associate Justice


Julia Patterson


What is the role of the Judicial Branch?

The Judicial Branch is responsible for enforcing the ASCSU Constitution, the ASCSU Code of Ethics, and any legislation or governing documents within the organization. Active members in ASCSU can request an Opinion/Review from the Court or file Internal Complaints against any active member in ASCSU.

After a hearing with the Student Resolution Center, how long does a student have to appeal the decision?

10 business days.

What is the difference between the Student Resolution Center and the Judicial Branch?

The Student Resolution Center enforces the Student Conduct Code while the Judicial Branch within ASCSU enforces the ASCSU Constitution and the ASCSU Code of Ethics.

What external boards do members of the Judicial Branch sit on?

The All University Hearing Board (AUHB), Appeal Hearings, and Pre-Admit Hearings.