Judicial Board

Judicial Board

The Judicial Board is a body of the Board of Directors which has the authority to render opinions on matters which the Constitution or Internal Regulations specify.


They do not have the authority to bind the board of directors but they can render opinions on the following:

The Judicial Board consists of seven students, and has responsibilities as outlined in Article 30 of the SSMU Constitution. The Judicial Board can be contacted at jboard@ssmu.ca

If you are interested in filing a petition with the Judicial Board, or simply want to understand how the Judicial Board functions, please consult the SSMU Judicial Board Internal Procedures. Students are encouraged to contact the Legal Information Clinic at McGill for assistance in relation to Judicial Board cases.

Please click here for the P-1 Form (Petition for Hearing).
Please click here for the R-1 Form (Position of Respondent).
Please click here for the I-1 Form (Application for Intervention).


Hearing Notice – Clauss v SSMU 2022-04-01
Final Judgment – Students in Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights McGill (SPHR) vs Students’ Society of McGill University (SSMU) 2021-11-17
Final Judgment-Reference re Motion on Divest for Human Rights Policy 2021-04-23
Final Decision Reference re Applicability to the Society’s Services of the 2016 Reference re Legality of the BDS Motion and Similar Motions 2021-04-14
Reference re Interpretation and Scope of the Reference re Legality of the BDS Motion and Similar Motions 2021-01-19
Final Judgment (Post-Appeal) Miller v SSMU 2020-09-02
Final Judgment (Pre-Appeal) Miller v SSMU 2020-08-17
Preliminary Decision Miller v SSMU 2020-07-29
Interim Order Miller v SSMU 2020-07-05
Final Judgment – EdUS 2020-06-15
Preliminary Decision – EdUS 2020-06-04
Final Judgment – Kohn v SUS 2020-05-19
Interim Order – EdUS 2020-02-21
Judgement – Buraga v Mansdoerfer and Wang 2018-12-02
Reference re Legality of the BDS Motion and Similar Motions
Judicial Board – Final Judgement Glustein v Koparkar 2017-12-31
Interim Order – Glustein v Koparkar 2017-10-28
Judicial Board – Khan v Elections SSMU 2014-04-29
Judicial Board – Newburgh and Steven vs Tacoma 2012-02-14

The Judicial Board

Position Name Email Address
Chief Justice Ashna Naidoo jboard@ssmu.ca
Justice TBD justice1@ssmu.ca
Justice TBD justice2@ssmu.ca
Justice TBD justice3@ssmu.ca
Justice TBD justice4@ssmu.ca
Justice TBD justice5@ssmu.ca