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Allow Student Speech at Graduation

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We, the Undersigned Students of the Charleston School of Law Find As Follows:

WHEREAS the May 2014 graduates of the Charleston School of Law wish to commemorate their graduation by hearing an address from a student leader who can deliver words of inspiration, value, and advice which appropriately memorialize the occasion; AND

WHEREAS the Charleston School of Law's graduating class wishes to hear from a fellow student who represents our best interests and has been invested in the student community's overall well-being; AND

WHEREAS it is in the best interests of the Charleston School of Law and her students to encourage student self-government; AND

WHEREAS the official mission of the Student Bar Association (SBA) is to serve as the collective voice of the student body;

WHEREAS every popularly elected SBA President has spoken at the May commencement exercises since the founding of the school; AND

WHEREAS the May 2014 graduates of the Charleston School of Law wish to continue this tradition; AND

WHEREAS Daniel W. Cooper is the duly elected SBA President of the Charleston School of Law; 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the undersigned students hereby formally request that the Board of Directors of the Charleston School of Law reverse their decision not to allow SBA President Daniel Cooper to deliver formal remarks at the May commencement ceremonies.



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