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CLS Constitution

The Washington College of Law Communications Law Society

I.  Title

 The name of the organization shall be “The Washington College of Law Communications Law Society”, also referred to as CLS.

II. Duration

The period of duration for this organization is perpetual.

III. Membership

One:  Membership in the CLS shall be open to all Washington College of Law students and faculty. 

Two: The organization shall not discriminate on the basis of: ancestry, color, race, cultural or ethnic background, economic status, ideological, philosophical, or political beliefs or affiliations, marital or parental status, national or regional origin, physical disability, religion, or religious or denominational affiliation, gender or sexual orientation.

IV. Mission

The purpose of this organization shall be to:

One: To provide a forum for members to network with attorneys and Washington College of Law alumni who work in the communications law field.

Two: Create a link between CLS members and the Federal Communications Bar Association (also known as the FCBA).

Three: Create opportunities for members to learn more about issues in the field of communications law through speaker series, panel discussions, and FCBA events.

V.  Internal Affairs

One: The organization shall act in accordance with the provisions provided in its by-laws and Constitution, and under the guidance of the Washington College of Law Student Bar Association.

Two: The principal office of the organization shall be 4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, District of Columbia 20016

Three: The WCL Communications Law Society shall be headed by an executive board consisting of a President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Special Events Coordinator, members, and faculty advisor(s).  The establishment of the executive board shall be in accordance with the CLS by-laws.