18th Supreme Court

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18th Supreme Court
17th 18th 19th
Justice 1Nangka
Justice 2New Arkados
Justice 3South Miruva
Start20 June 2020
End19 September 2020

The 18th Supreme Court was appointed by Secretary Greylyn and confirmed by citizens in individual confidence votes. This consisted of three Justices, and each served a three-month term from 20 June to 19 September 2020. The final members of the 18th Supreme Court were Nangka, New Arkados, and South Miruva.

Members[edit | edit source]

20 June
Confirmed by citizens
Justice 1 Nangka
Justice 2 New Arkados
Justice 3 South Miruva

Confirmations[edit | edit source]

Initial[edit | edit source]

The following were the results of the confidence votes on Secretary Greylyn's initial appointees to the Supreme Court:

Appointee Result
Nangka 30-2 (2)
New Arkados 31-1 (2)
South Miruva 34-0 (0)

As a result, all three appointees were confirmed to their posts.

Legal rulings[edit | edit source]

The Supreme Court may issue legal rulings on any disputes over the interpretation of regional law. The following are the legal rulings that were issued during the term of the 18th Supreme Court:

Ruling name Date issued Vote Summary of ruling
#6.1 (Discord Server Jurisdiction) 24 Jul 2020 Supported by Nangka and New Arkados. South Miruva abstained.
  • Determined that additional legislation is required for the General Assembly to specifically extend its legal jurisdiction and exert control over the social Discord server
  • Initiated by the related debate on control over the region's social Discord server and withdrawn legislation seeking to automatically make the Secretary an administrator of the server
#6.2 (Discord Server Jurisdiction) 30 Jul 2020 Supported by Nangka and New Arkados. South Miruva abstained.
  • Reaffirmed #6.1, determining that the General Assembly may pass legislation to extend its legal jurisdiction over the social Discord server, but that it has no inherent jurisdiction over it
  • Initiated by a further inquiry by Speaker Kavagrad following ruling #6.1 questioning whether the largely autonomous social Discord server should be responsible to a government elected by voters who may not be members of the server