Professor

     Office: TA 204
     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
Enrollment Services
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Southern Oregon University
1250 Siskiyou Blvd
Ashland, OR 97520
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