Tue Jul 29 2014   

Leah Sandwell-Weiss


Leah Sandwell-Weiss
Reference Librarian & Adjunct Assistant Professor of Legal Research

Room: 115
Email: rsweiss@email.arizona.edu
Phone: 520.621.3140
Fax: 520.621.3138


1984, J.D., graduated with high distinction, University of Arizona College of Law
1977, M.A., Library Science, University of Missouri - Columbia
1975, B.A., Anthropology, graduated magna cum laude, University of Missouri - Columbia


Ms Sandwell-Weiss has a strong background in various areas of the law and in utilizing computers for legal research. After receiving her M.A. in Library Science, she joined the Air Force. She then was selected to participate in the Air Force's Funded Legal Education Program, graduating with high distinction from the University of Arizona College of Law. She served as an Air Force Judge Advocate for 14 years before her retirement. After working at Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in Fort Worth, Texas, she returned to the University of Arizona College of Law in 2000. An inactive member of the Arizona State Bar, she also belongs to the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL) and the Arizona Association of Law Libraries (AzALL). Ms. Sandwell-Weiss has given presentations and written about the USA PATRIOT Act. She is currently the Immediate Past Chair of the Academic Law Libraries Special Interest Section (ALL-SIS) of the American Association of Law Libraries (AALL).