Student Bar Association (SBA) Newsletter

Student Bar Association Newsletter: Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Student Organizations


SBA Spring Budget Allocations - Key Dates

January 14 - MANDATORY Treasurer Meeting: The Spring 2010 Treasurers Meeting will be held on January 14, 2009 in room 5046 during lunch from 12:00 - 1:00. A representative, preferably the treasurer, of each law school student organization must attend this meeting to receive funding from the Student Bar Association for the spring of 2010. If your organization will not be requesting funds from the Student Bar Association then your attendance is not required.

February 13 - SBA Spring Budget Meeting: Organizations who are represented at the Mandatory Spring 2010 Treasurers Meeting will present their budget requests at the Spring Budget Meeting.

For more information about the SBA Spring Budget allocation process, please contact SBA Treasurer Erin Funderburk at

Student Congress Annual Budget

Student Organizations who plan to request money from Student Congress for the 2010-2011 school year must attend the following meetings.

Mandatory Organizational Treasurer Meeting - January 28, 5:30-6:30 (Location TBA)
Finance Committee Hearings - February 12-14
Student Congress Hearings - February 26-28

For more information about Student Congress' Annual Budget process, please contact Finance Committee Chair Zach Dexter at

Upcoming Events

2L Over the Hump Party
January 16, 9pm at Recovery Room

C-PILO Auction
January 28 at the Carolina Club
Silent Auction from 6pm-8pm, Live Auction 7pm-9pm

Barrister's Ball
February 27 at The Carolina Inn
Ticket sales will begin in late January.

Upcoming Public Service Events

One Student One Warm Gift

The SBA Public Service Committee will be collecting monetary donations from law students, faculty and staff that will be used to purchase coats, hats, and gloves for children in the Chapel Hill and Durham area. Please stop by our table in the rotunda between Monday, January 18th and Friday, January 29th during the lunch hour to make a donation.

If you have questions about One Student One Warm Gift, please contact SBA Public Service Chair Kyle Kaplan at

Upcoming SBA Elections

If you are interested in running for an SBA office next year, please put the following dates on your calendar:

  • February 9 at noon - Mandatory Candidates Meeting (Location TBA)
  • February 16 - Deadline for Declarations of Candidacy
  • February 23 - Primary Election (If Necessary)
  • March 2 - Election Day

Committee and Representative Applications

Apply to Serve on the Student Supreme Court

The Executive Branch of Student Government is accepting applications for the position of Associate Justice of the Student Supreme Court. Associate Justices on the Court are responsible for resolving disputes between student organizations, different branches of Student Government, and between student organizations and Student Government. All disputes are resolved based on the Justices' interpretation and application of the Student Code (found at Cases are heard as they arise, so flexibility in an applicant's schedule is important. Justices serve for the length of their academic careers as students at Carolina. Please visit for the application on the front page of the website. Applications are due by email to by 5:00 PM on Sunday, January 17. Please direct any questions to Student Body Vice-President David Bevevino at

Sports and Intramurals

Upcoming Intramurals

Basketball - Registration January 11-19
Wallyball - Registration January 18-26
Table Tennis Doubles - Registration 18-26
Racquetball Doubles - Registration January 25 - February 2
Paddle Tennis Doubles - Registration January 25- February 2
Indoor Soccer - Registration February 8-16
Softball - Registration February 15-23

For more information about intramural sports, visit

Upcoming Men's Basketball Games

Jan. 13, 9pm - at Clemson
Jan. 16, 2pm - Georgia Tech
Jan. 20, 7pm - Wake Forest
Jan. 26, 9pm - at NC State
Jan. 31, 7:45pm - Virginia
Feb. 4, 9pm - at Virginia Tech
Feb. 7, 2pm - at Maryland
Feb. 10, 9pm - Duke
Feb. 13, 4pm - NC State

NOTE: The student ticket lottery for upcoming home dates against Duke, N.C. State, Florida State, and Miami runs from January 22-31. Instructions for lottery registration are available through the Carolina Athletic Association.

Upcoming Women's Basketball Games

Jan. 14, 7pm - at Virginia Tech
Jan. 17, 5:30pm - Maryland
Jan. 22, 8:30pm - Clemson
Jan. 25, 7pm - at NC State
Feb. 1, 7pm - Florida State
Feb. 4, 7pm - at Miami
Feb. 8, 7pm - at Duke
Feb. 11, 7pm - Boston College

For more information about UNC Athletics, visit

For more information about the Student Bar Association, please visit our website, You can also e-mail us at

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