Amendments; Effective Date

  1. Upon any motion consistent with the Law School Constitution, the Faculty may amend the Code.
  2. Upon a majority vote of the Honor Council at any time, the Dean’s Designee shall place on the next regular Faculty meeting agenda any proposed amendment to the Code.
  3. At least once each spring semester and no later than the third week of February, the Chief Justice of the Honor Council shall solicit written proposals for amendments to the Code from all officers described in part IV.A, and may solicit written proposals for amendments to the Code from any person.  The Honor Council shall convene no later than the first week of March and consider the proposals.
  4. The confidentiality provisions of part II.F shall be construed to permit good faith discussions by UALR employees and students in the interest of amending the Code, provided that discussants take reasonable precautions against disclosing information personally identifying a student presently or formerly accused of a Code violation.
  5. Upon approval by the Faculty, the Code supersedes the former Law School “Code of Student Conduct” and takes effect on the first day of classes in the fall semester following approval.  The first Chief Justice of the Honor Council appointed under the Code shall designate procedures for handling complaints still pending under the former Law School “Code of Student Conduct,” the substantive provisions of which shall remain in effect for those pending cases only.

Passed by the Faculty on February 14, 2002.

Amended Mar. 10, 2005.