Judicial Misconduct

Abuse of the judicial system undermines the purpose and intent of the Honor Code and diminishes the ability of the University to uphold the rights and responsibilities of students toward the Spalding learning community.

Specific Conduct Prohibited by this Section Includes but is Not Limited to:

Knowingly violating the terms of any disciplinary sanction imposed in accordance with this policy. Intentionally filing a false complaint under this Code.

Failure to obey the notice of the Honor Board or University official to appear for a meeting or hearing as part of a judicial process.

Falsification, distortion, or misrepresentation of information before the Honor Board. Disruption or interference with the orderly conduct of a judicial proceeding.

Institution of an Honor Board proceeding knowingly without cause.

Attempting to discourage an individual‘s proper participation in, or use of, the judicial system.

Retaliation against any member of the University community for cooperating with the Dean of Students or designee, Campus Safety or the Honor Board while performing their duties related to enforcement of the Honor Code.

Attempting to influence the testimony of a witness or the impartiality of a member of the Honor Board Harassment (verbal or physical) or intimidation of a complainant, witness or member of the Honor Board.

Influencing or attempting to influence another person to commit an abuse of the judicial system.