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Spring 2006 Law, Criminal Justice, and Security Speaker Series

The University of Arizona’s Law, Criminal Justice, and Security Program (LCJSP) - a partnership of the Eller College of Management and the Rogers College of Law - announces its Spring 2006 speaker series on criminal justice policy and terrorism. The LCJSP's speaker series mission is to connect the academic world with the “real world” of the criminal justice practitioner. In addition, the LCJSP supports student and faculty research that aims to serve the needs of federal, state, and local policymakers. Co-directors of the LCJSP are Gabriel J. Chin and Roger Hartley, who each hold appointments in both the University of Arizona’s Rogers College of Law and the Eller College of Management’s School of Public Administration and Policy. The speaker series will be held at 12:20 to 1:15 p.m. on Wednesdays in Room 146 of the Rogers College of Law. Lectures are free and open to the University community and the public. This semester’s program schedule includes:

  • January 11 - Danny Sharp, Police Chief, Town of Oro Valley, on Community Policing
  • January 18 - Kate Spaulding, on Pima County Teen Court
  • January 25 - The Honorable Paul Tang, Pima Superior Court (Juvenile Court), "Judging Juveniles"
  • February 1 - Lt. Mark Timpf, Tucson Police Department, "Oracle Enforcement Project" (NEW:  meets in Room 208, McClelland Hall (Eller College))
  • February 8 - Robert Scher, Northern Arizona University, "Wrongful Conviction and the Innocence Project" (NEW:  meets in Room 208, McClelland Hall (Eller College))
  • February 15 - Joe Cuffari, U.S. Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General, "The Role of the Inspector General" Updated
  • February 21 - Mr. Ray Krone, Breakfast with Ray:  A Personal Account of Exoneration.Breakfast with Ray:  A Personal Account of Exoneration. Mr. Krone served on death row in Arizona and was exonerated of his crime with the use of DNA evidence. The case and his story has filled the news.  (Co-Sponsored with Law Students Against the Death Penalty). NEW - Note the different, day, time, and location: Tuesday, 7:30 to 8:45 a.m., Room 140.
  • February 22 - The Honorable Stanley G. Feldman, Retired Chief Justice of Arizona, "A Judge looks at the Death Penalty."  (Co-sponsored with Law Students Against the Death Penalty). NEW
  • March 1 - Ms. Kate Lawson, Pima County Mental Health Court, "Mental Health for Prisoners."  (Kate Lawson is an alumnus of the Law, Criminal Justice and Security Program.) Change in date.
  • March 8 -  Capt. Thomas Barnard, Law Class of 2001, U.S. Army, "Abu Grabi: Lessons Learned." Change in date.
  • March 22 -   Prof. Marc Miller, University of Arizona, Rogers College of Law, "Federal and State Sentencing Post-Booker and Blakely." NEW
  • March 29 - Shirley Peterson, Former Commissioner, Internal Revenue Service, "IRS Investigations and Criminal Tax Policy." Cancelled due to illness, March 29, 2006.
  • April 5 - Jim Williamson, Tucson Police Department Detective, "Fraud and White Collar Crime in Tucson"
  • April 12 - Paul Charlton, U.S. Attorney & Adjunct Professor, College of Law, "Border Security and Terrorism." Updated
  • April 19 - NEW Carole Siegler, John Hinderaker, and Andrea Ibanez, members of the Commission on Trial Court Appointments, Pima County, "Selection of Judges in Arizona: Inside the Merit System."
  • April 26 - Charles Wise, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, "Organizing U.S. Homeland Security after Katrina - Which path leads to greater public security?" NEW

For more information about the series, please contact Roger Hartley at, 520.621.3788, or Gabriel “Jack” Chin at, (520) 626-6004, or check the website.


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