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Palpable enthusiasm for election of officers despite student apathy in special general meeting
They take up tables throughout the law library and the rest of the building. They sneak into the law students’ area on the third floor, talk with reckless abandon in quiet areas, and ‘reserve’ spots by leaving their coats on tables for hours at a time. Otherwise known as SNAILS (Students Not Actually in Law School), they are a source of great consternation for many law students.
As the current LSS committee’s term of office comes to an end, preparations are being made for the election of the new committee. In addition, this week the LSS is holding a Special General Meeting to propose amendments to the Constitution.
It has been more than a month since news of the Business Improvement Process (BIP) prompted student outrage and sent ripples all the way to the Vice Chancellors Office. There were many objectionable aspects in the BIP, but the battle lines were clearly drawn at the abolition of the Law School’s Wellbeing Officer. Now, in an email to students, Dean Carolyn Evans has confirmed that the battle has been won by the students.