Author: Sahar


Posted on: April 22nd, 2010

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Check out what came into my facebook inbox last night: My dear friends, I would first like to thank you for joining this group. It means a lot to me, almost as if you had liked a status of mine, or poked me. Unfortunately, I will be unable to message you at midnight when voting […]

Author: Adam Hughes


Posted on: March 25th, 2010

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One of the biggest arguments in favor of the Union government restructuring proposal was that it would remove the difficult parliamentary procedure of the Senate.  The new Union Assembly would have been a smaller body, free from the obscure minutiae of Robert’s Rules of Order and easier for students to approach and work with. Even […]

Author: Adam Hughes


Posted on: May 1st, 2009

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For those of you who follow such things, the Elections Commission changed its mind on who won the Union Judiciary elections, and Leeyat Slyper was sworn in as the fifth Justice during Wednesday’s inaugurations.  Regardless of what you think about the interpretation of the elections rules, I can’t see anyone complaining too much about this; […]

Author: Adam Hughes


Posted on: April 28th, 2009

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There’s a debate in the comments of the election results post over who exactly won the Union Judiciary race.  This is a complex situation, and there’s a lot of confusion surrounding it.  I’ve looked at the election rules, the Constitution, and the vote totals as thoroughly as I can, and here are five scenarios on […]

Author: Adam Hughes


Posted on: April 26th, 2009

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The Union Judiciary just sent out an e-mail denying certiorari (declining to hear) a case brought by Henry Schleifer, a former write-in candidate for next year’s UJ.  Henry had formed a Facebook group to campaign for the position despite the fact he’s currently studying abroad.  However, because his term would technically begin next Wednesday during […]

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