Membership

 

A prospective member of the Military Justice Society (herein known as Society) shall join the TWEN MJS site. The required membership form can be found under the "Documents" tab on TWEN. This form, which requires name, DOB, address, phone number, email, and prior military experience, will be filled out and uploaded to TWEN's assignment dropbox. The form will require: name, SSN, DOB, address, phone number, email, and prior military experience (active, reserve, national guard, or family/acquaintance). A member of the Society may be simultaneously associated with or be a member of any other legal organization. Membership will not be limited to current/past military members nor future military/DOD/DOJ prospects.

 

  • Active:
    • To be eligible to become an active member of the Society, a full-time student must have an interest in Military Justice as well as be of outstanding moral and ethical character.  The student must show respect for God, our country, its leaders, and those who serve.  The student must be in good academic standing per Student Handbook.
    • A student is an active member when after meeting the prerequisites of Section II said student is duly initiated as a member of the Society and has paid any fees or dues the Society may assesses to its active members. Failure to pay any assessed fees or dues, attend meetings of the Society, participate in activities of the Society, or to maintain a good moral and ethical character as well as an academic standing may result in the removal of active membership status.
    • Active members have full voting rights, access to all records and property of the Society (with prior approval of the responsible officers), the right to be present and participate in all Society activities, and may be designated to represent the Society in school business.

     

     

  • Honorary:
    • To be eligible to become an honorary member of the Society, a person must be a member of the legal profession chosen for his/her prominence in the law.
    • Honorary members must be of good moral character, be in good standing in the community and their chosen profession.
    • To become an honorary member the candidate must be nominated by an active member of the Society and receive a majority vote from the general body of the Society.
    • Honorary members may serve as advisors to the Society. They shall have access to the records of the Society, the right to be present at all Society activities, and may be designated to represent the Society in school business. Honorary members do not have the right to vote.

     

     

  • Discipline, Limitations and Suspension of Membership:
    • Membership in this Society is a privilege and not a right. Those who choose to become members pledge to uphold the standards, goals, and objectives of the Society.  Upon the determination that a member has willfully or negligently failed to uphold the standards, goals, or objectives of the Society, that person may be subject to discipline. (The Society will adhere to the student handbook of MSCOL in regards to all disciplinary matters.)
    • The Society may, by a 3/4 vote of the general body who are in good standing, take disciplinary action against a Student or Honorary member for: failure to discharge his obligations, responsibilities or duties to the Society, or for behavior which is in violation with the standards of ethical conduct of MC Law.   Prior to any interruption of a member's privileges, the party that shall be subjected to the interruption shall have notice and opportunity to be heard. During suspension such member shall not be entitled to participate in the affairs of the Society.
    • A member may resign from the Society provided all financial obligations with the Society are current.
    • Command Group members who consistently fail to attend Board meetings may, by the will of the Commander, be suspended or removed from the Group.
    • Student or honorary members may be subject to discipline for failure to support the programs and activities of the Society.
    • Fines may be assessed against any member whose action(s) or failure to act costs the Society a monetary loss of funds or property.
    • Disciplinary action may take the form of: reprimand, restriction or suspension of rights and privileges, monetary fines, suspension, and/or expulsion. (Fine amounts will be based on a case by case basis not to exceed twenty US dollars unless the fine is to replace property in which that fine will be the fair market value of the property.)
    • All other problems or issues will be taken before the MSCOL’s Honor Court by the Command Group