The LSS Committees – each of which has its own important function – help to support the LSS Core and Council in providing outstanding extra-curricular opportunities for Queen’s Law students. The Committees also perform important administrative functions, including facilitating elections, compiling the yearbook and approving Clubs applications.
LSS Committees & Members 2020-2021
LSS Student Awards Committee
The LSS Student Awards Committee is responsible for selecting the recipients of the LSS Student Awards, which are given out to various Queen’s Law students each year.
Academic Standing and Policies Committee
2020/21 Committee: Gina Azer, Deniz Samadi
Competitive Moot Court Committee:
2020/21 Committee: Cameron Rogers, Emma Wall
2020/21 Committee: Katie Frederickson, Zach Rudge
2020/21 Committee: Farrah Kudus, Patryk Sawicki, Lori Philpott, Peter Arnaudov, David Liang and Nadya Gill
The Sustainability Committee utilizes the sustainability assessment toolkit developed by the 2014-2015 ad hoc Sustainability Committee to work with the LSS and the Faculty of Law to improve the sustainability of their operations and policies. The Committee formulates recommendations for tangible improvements to the environmental, social and economic sustainability of the Queen’s Law community.
Course Evaluation Committee
The Course Evaluation Committee is responsible for conducting course evaluations for each law course. The purpose of course evaluations is to assess teaching effectiveness and the relevance of course content.
The Elections Committee oversees elections at Queen’s Law to ensure that nominations, campaigning, and elections are done in accordance with the Constitution.
Elections Review Committee
Alumni Relations Committee
The Alumni Relations Committee assists the Faculty of Law’s Development Officer in strengthening ties between law students and Queen’s Law alumni.
Contact: Viki Andrevska (firstname.lastname@example.org)
2020/21 Committee: Solenn Madevon, Justin Kaminker, Shane Rozen-Delman, Issac Thompson, Holly Schmid, Sherry Hussain, and Kristen Yee
Law Games Committee
The Law Games Committee organizes and fundraises all aspects of Queen’s Law’s participation in Law Games.
Med-Law Games Organizing Committee
The Med-Law Games Organizing Committee (Faculty of Law) works with the Med-Law Games Organizing Committee (School of Medicine) to organize the annual MLG sports tournament and fundraiser.
2020/21 Committee: Anthony Spadafora, Cassandra Hebert-Vendramini, Tanisha Merkley, Pantea Eshraghi, and Arjun Sodhi
Faculty Jacket Committee
The Faculty Jacket Committee oversees the design and sale of faculty jackets every year.
LSS Reconciliation Committee
The Reconciliation Committee is tasked with assisting the faculty in responding to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action.
Constitutional Review Committee
The Constitutional Review Committee reviews the constitution and recommends changes.
Denis Marshall Contribution Awards Committee
The Denis Marshall Contribution Awards Committee is responsible for selecting the recipients of the Denis Marshall Contribution Award, which is given out to third years students.
Equity & Diversity Committee
The Equity & Diversity Committee works with the faculty and student Equity & Diversity Commissioners to educate law students on equity and diversity issues.
The Lawlapalooza Committee organizes and runs Lawlapalooza in the Winter term.
2020/21 Committee: Abigail Korbin, Kristen Yee, and Cassandra Hebert-Vendramini
Stanley M. Corbett Awards for Teaching Excellence
The Stanley M. Corbett Awards for Teaching Excellence was established in January 2016 as a collaborative effort between the Faculty of Law administration of the Law Students’ Society. It replaces the former LSS Teaching Awards committee. The Stanley M. Corbett Awards for Teaching Excellence committee confers awards for teaching excellence in honour of the former Associate Dean Stanley M. Corbett, who in his 50-year association with Queen’s University, distinguished himself as a scholar, author, teacher, mentor, leader, colleague, and friend.
2020/21 Committee: Lee Starr