The Judicial Council
About The Judicial Council
The Judicial Council of the Association is vested with the judicial authority of the Association. The council’s authority extends to all judicial cases arising under the Constitution, the ASUC By-Laws, official actions of ASUC executive officers, employees, the Senate, and any matters delegated to the council by the ASUC Senate or the Constitution.
200 Eshleman Hall #4500
Berkeley, CA 94704
Documents (under construction)
- Official ASUC Judicial Council Petition Form
- ASUC Judicial Council Petition Glossary
- Hearing Brief Template
- Yu V. Loomba Sample Brief
- Official ASUC Judicial Council Rules of Procedure (Revised 04.09.2013)
- JRP Cheat Sheet
- Visit The Judicial Council postings for rulings and judgments
- View the ASUC Constitution and By-Laws in the Document Repository.
Suneeta Israni – Chair
Suneeta Israni is a Psychology major and Public Policy minor, graduating in May of 2013. After graduation, she will be serving the Los Angeles region for two years as a 2013 Teach for America corps member. Her post-Teach for America plans are to attend law school and become a public servant in both the legal and political realms. In addition to being involved in student government, Miss Israni dedicates her time to research, teaching at Berkeley High, working a part-time job, and volunteering at a non-profit foundation. Miss Israni feels privileged to be serving her student body for the remainder of her term.
Stephanie Chamberlain – Associate Chair
Stephanie Chamberlain is a second year undergraduate majoring in Asian Studies with a focus in Korea and China. She is a Resident Assistant for Ehrman Hall in Unit II. She is a part of the Berkeley Student Journal of Asian Studies and has interests in politics, government, and law. Stephanie intends to work in government or business after attending graduate school and hopes to work in Asia.
Emrin Dhatt – Assiociate Justice
Emrin Dhatt is a Political Science major pursuing minors in Public Policy and Disability Studies, graduating in May of 2013. Over her college years, she has accumulated a strong interest in law by doing legal research, working in an elder law firm, and interning at the Berkeley Law Death Penalty Clinic. Overall, her goal for the term is to stay an impartial adjudicator in order to uphold the values set forth by the students.
Ryan Mattison – Associate Justice
Ryan Mattison is majoring in History and Public Health, graduating in May of 2013. He is also a member of Berkeley Model United Nations, Theater for Charity, JusticeCorps of America, and an employee of the Recreational Sports Facility. He is incredibly excited to serve his campus community as a member of the Judicial Council for the next two years!
Scott Lara – Associate Justice
Scott Lara is a Second Year Law Student at Berkeley Law. He earned his BA in Political Science from the University of California at San Diego. He is looking forward to helping make the Cal campus a better place.
Ahmad Kasfy – Associated Justice
Ahmad Kasfy is a senior pursuing a Political Science major and Middle East Studies minor. Over the years, Ahmad has gained plenty of legal experiences; he chaired the AS judicial body at Pasadena City College, worked within the SF City Attorney’s Office, and is working at a law firm conducting research when he’s not in school. Post-graduation, Ahmad plans on attending Law school. On his free time, he loves watching and playing soccer.
Nicolette Roger – Associated Justice
Nicolette Roger is pursing a double degree in Political Science and Latin American Studies with a Global Poverty and Practice minor, graduating in May of 2015. She is passionate about human rights, Berkeley, and rock climbing, and is stoked to serve the Cal community on the Judicial Council!
Alexandra – Associate Justice
Alexandra is a first year student in the Master of Public Policy Program (M.P.P.) at the Goldman
School. She earned her BA in History and Literature at Harvard University. After undergrad, she
taught Biology as a member of the Teach For America Greater New Orleans Corps. While in graduate
school she continues to work with students in Oakland and Richmond and hopes to pursue a career in
education policy. She is looking forward to serving the Cal community as an unbiased member of the
Vishaal is a first year student in the dual Master of Public Policy/Master of Public Health (MPP/MPH) program. He did his undergrad years at Cal where he double majored in Psychology and Rhetoric. After undergrad, he worked as a Policy Analyst for the California Department of Health Care Services, the state-level agency that administers the Medi-Cal program for low-income Californians. His main assignments were to analyze the impacts of federal healthcare reform on access to mental health and substance use treatment services. After graduate school, he seeks work opportunities where he can help make the healthcare system more accessible and affordable for consumers. He looks forward to giving back to Cal through serving on the Judicial Council.