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Judicial Branch

Positions will be updated continuously. There currently are Associate Justice positions that are not yet filled within the Judicial Branch, please refer to the Student Government homepage for any relevant applications.


The Student Government Judicial Branch consists of nine justices. Out of those nine, a Chief Justice is elected annually to preside over the Judicial Branch. It is the duty of these persons to interpret the Student Government Constitution and Statutes. The Judicial Branch also settles disputes or complaints that students may have with Student Government, its agencies, and SG funded clubs. The Judicial Branch is the final say on issues of noncompliance, judicial complaint, or impeachment. Members gain important experience in the areas of due process and proper judicial procedure. They also represent the student body on the Academic Appeals Committee, Student Conduct, Parking Appeals Board, J-hold and Fee Appeal Committees

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Chief Justice

Lucas Richter


The Chief Justice is responsible for leading the Judicial Branch.

Lucas Richter is a freshman majoring in Political Science with a concentration in Public Law. In his free time, Lucas volunteers at the Sulzbacher Homeless Shelter as a tutor to elementary school students. After graduation, Lucas plans to go to law school and eventually become a litigation attorney. 





Deputy Chief Justice

Mary Johns


The Deputy Chief Justice maintains all Primary and Supreme Court records. They are responsible for presiding over the primary court, which handles Judicial Complaints.


Mary Johns is a sophomore majoring in Political Science, concentrating in Public Law. She is a native to the Jacksonville area but wants to one day live on the beach in California. Her end goal is to attend law school upon graduation and use her legal knowledge to help others in the community. She sees herself focusing on civil rights or possibly international law. She is also an active member of the UNF's Catholic Ospreys where she has served others through mission work. When Mary is not in the courtroom, you will find her either at the library studying or spending time with her family.



Associate Justice

Bryson Valentine

Bryson Valentine is a freshman at the University of North Florida majoring in Communications (public relations) with a minor in sport Management. After graduation, Bryson plans on working in either the sports or legal field. His dream job is to work for the Legal Department of the Carolina Panthers, where he can enjoy both his passions for sports and law. In his free time, Bryson is a Swim Coach and Life Guard Instructor.

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Associate Justice

Dee Parker


Dee is a first year nursing major here at UNF, and she decided to join Student Government because of her strong interest in politics; especially when it intersects with the medical field. Dee is interested in all court proceedings which lead her to choose the Judicial Branch. 


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Associate Justice

Ray Myers


Ray is currently a junior majoring in Psychology, with an inter-disciplinary minor in Statistics and Business. His academic objective is a doctorate in Clinical Psychology with the aim of a practice dedicated to helping adolescents, young adults, and military members overcome traumatic events. Ray is a Florida native active in the community as a member of Bikers Against Child Abuse, a volunteer at North Florida School of Special Education, and a coordinating consultant to the annual Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition. In his free time, you will likely find Ray riding along A1A on a Harley-Davidson Road King.

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Associate Justice

Renee Hudon


Renee Hudon is a freshman majoring in International Relations. After graduation, she intends on working at a law firm, and hopes to eventually work for the UN. She is also a member of the UNF women’s lacrosse team. In her free time you will most likely find her on the lacrosse field or studying at the library.

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Associate Justice

Todd Young  

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Associate Justice


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Associate Justice


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