The Chief Justice leads the ASCC Court as Chairperson. The Chief Justice Pro-Tempore who serves as the Vice Chairperson and Clerk and assists them in their duties. The Chief Justice Pro-Tempore is elected from one of the eight (8) Associate Justices.
Chief Justice of the Court
Appointed by ASCC President and confirmed by ASCC Senate for one (1) – year term to mirror ASCC President/ Vice President elected year.
Associate Justice of the Court
Appointed by ASCC President and confirmed by ASCC Senate for a maximum of six (6) – semester terms. Associate Justices have tenure for a maximum of six (6) – semester terms while meeting eligibility.
Roles and Responsibilities
The Court is appointed by the ASCC President and confirmed by the ASCC Senate. The ASCC Court hears cases pertaining to matters related to the student constitution, governing documents, and internal conflict resolution. In addition to settling disputes, it is charged with the responsibility of organizing, supervising, operating and certifying all student body elections through formation of Elections Board.
The court determines and overseas necessary procedures, protocols, and guidelines to all campus-wide elections including ASCC Senate Elections, ASCC Presidential/ Vice-Presidential and Student Trustee Elections, and Student Body Referendums and ASCC Amendments.
Agendas and Minutes:
The ASCC follows Federal and State Laws, Local Ordinances, and Cerritos College Administrative and Board Policy including but not limited to California Brown Act. This requires all agendas of public meetings to be posted in accordance and all minutes of public meetings to be available in accordance as well. For access to previous agendas and minutes, go to Archived Court Meetings.
Meeting Dates for Fall 2020
***In an effort to respond to the rapidly evolving situation regarding the COVID-19
crisis, until further notice all Student Government meetings will be held online to
reduce the potential for community transmission rates of the virus.
Meetings will be held via Zoom conference call, and the virtual link to each meeting will be within the agenda for that meeting.***