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Southern Oregon University

 

 

 

Professor

     Office: TA 211
     Phone: 541-552-6509
     Email: rutz@sou.edu

Education:

J.D.   University of Oregon 1989
M.C. J. (Master of Criminal Justice) 1985, University of South Carolina
B.A. Criminology and Political Science 1982, Southern Oregon State College

Experience:

Joined the SOU Criminology Department in 1995
Deputy District Attorney, Josephine County 1990-1995
Judicial Clerk, 4th Judicial District, State of Alaska, 1989-1990
Recent Teaching Areas:
Introduction to Criminal Law and Procedure
Law of Criminal Procedure
Law of Evidence
Seminars: Serial Killers, Death Penalty, Oregon Criminal Law
  Domestic Violence, and Women and Crime

Recent Research Interests:

Criminal Law
Criminal Procedure
Evidence
Domestic Violence and Homicide

Professional Organizations, Affiliations, and Activities:

Oregon State Bar Association
    Constitutional Law Division
    Criminal Law Division
Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association
Josephine County Lawyers Association
Josephine County Women Lawyers Association
Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences