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Fall 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 Fall 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:

  • August 15 - Lisa Judge, Tucson City Attorney.  Police Legal Advisor Program.
  • August 23 - Ellen Rubin, Esq., Pima County Public Defender.  "Defending Sex Cases."
  • August 30 - Robert Hooker and Robert Hirsh, "Developments at the Pima County Public Defender’s Office."
  • September 6 - The Honorable Hector Campoy, Pima County Superior Court.  "Reforms in Juvenile Court."
  • September 13 - Patricia Alvarez Hurley, Assistant Pima County Administrator, Criminal Justice Coordinating Committee.  Ms. Hurley will speak about forming coordination among units of the criminal justice system.
  • September 20 - The Honorable Barbara Sattler, Pima County Superior Court Judge.  Presiding in Drug Court.
  • September 27 - Caroline Isaacs, American Friends Service Committee and Howard Wine, Legal Defender’s Office, will speak on Prop 301, which is designed to remove meth users from drug court probation. Tucson Police Department Captain David Neri will talk about his work enforcing meth laws as part of the Counter Narcotics Alliance.
  • October 4 - Mr. David Smith, Associated Fire Consultants.  Mr. Smith is a nationally recognized expert witness in fire and arson cases.  He is also a former police detective.
  • October 11 - Mike Piccaretta, defense attorney.  "The Story of a 9 Month Trial."
  • October 16, MONDAY (No Wednesday meeting) - Jim Jacobs, Chief Justice Warren E. Burger Professor of Constitutional Law and the Courts, and Director, Center for Research in Crime and Justice, NYU School of Law.
  • October 25 - Judge Mary Helen Maley, Santa Cruz Justice Court.  Judge Maley will speak about her innovative program “Constructing Circles of Peace,” which uses peacemaking circles as a method of treating domestic violence offenders, victims, and families.
  • November 1 - Michael Branham, Director, Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections.
  • November 8 - Alessandra Soler Meetze, ACLU. "The DPS Racial Profiling Settlement."
  • November 15 - Professor Cassia Spohn, Department of Criminal Justice and Criminology, Arizona State University.

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

Updated: 10/31/2006