The grade duly recorded by a faculty member in a course is final unless changed by the Faculty of Law at a meeting in which a majority of the presidentially-appointed Faculty of Law members present approve by vote, and only pursuant to the procedures and standards set forth below. See 1.d below.
In general, the student may discuss a final examination with the pertinent faculty member, and has a right to review the examination paper on which the grade was based under the supervision of the faculty member. If there is a dispute or grievance about the grade duly recorded in any course, the following procedures shall be followed:
Clerical or mathematical error by faculty member Where the faculty member acknowledges that the grade is incorrect due to a mathematical or clerical error, the following procedures shall apply:
Other academic grievances against a faculty member relating to course grades Where there is an allegation that a grade has been affected by fundamental unfairness of a faculty member (whether in good or bad faith) and there is a grievance on that grade, the student shall, before the expiration of the 60th day in the next semester (excluding summer sessions), or within 30 days after receipt of that grade, whichever period is longer, notify the faculty member, in writing, of the nature and content of the grievance. The purpose of this stage is to permit a consensual resolution of the grievance.
If the faculty member at this stage acknowledges fundamental unfairness and the faculty member and student arrive at a mutually acceptable remedy, the following procedures shall apply:
If the discussion at this stage does not result in an agreement between the faculty member and the student, then the grievance shall proceed to the Dean:
the panel shall appoint its own chair and shall resolve the matter promptly. Procedures consistent with due process shall be conducted. The panel's decision shall include: