|Judge Rodney S. Webb is first distinguished Jurist-in-Residence|
United States District Judge Rodney S. Webb will be the Inaugural Distinguished Jurist-in-Residence at the School of Law Feb. 5 and 6.
Judge Webb’s residency will be highlighted by two events. First, a session of the United States District Court will be held Feb. 5 at 10:15 a.m. in the Baker Courtroom, School of Law. He will present a lecture titled, “The U.S. Constitution: Does It Still Provide for the Third Branch of Government?” Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 11:15 a.m. in the Baker Courtroom, School of Law. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Judge Webb graduated from UND with a BSBA degree from the College of Business in 1957, and his J.D. with distinction from the Law School in 1959. The retired JAG Corps Colonel has previously worked as the Walsh County states attorney, president of the N.D. States Attorney’s Association, Grafton Municipal Judge, and the Special Assistant Attorney General for N.D. President Ronald Reagan appointed Webb U.S. Attorney for the District of N.D. and six years later appointed him U.S. District Judge for the District of N.D. He became Chief Judge of the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota and reached Senior Status as of Jan. 1, 2002. He is a current member of the Judicial Conference Committee on the Administrative Office.
The Distinguished Jurist-in-Residence program brings outstanding judges to the School of Law and includes visits to classes, informal receptions, and a presentation by the judge. The program provides a unique and varied opportunity to learn about the bench and adds greatly to the law school experience of our students, faculty and staff.
A complete schedule of Judge Webb’s appearances follows:
Monday, Feb. 5
* 10:15 to 11:45 a.m., Session of the United States District Court, Baker Courtroom.
* 1 to 2:30 p.m., Federal Courts Class, Patti Alleva, Webb Professor of Law, Room 212.
* 4:15 to 5:15 p.m., Reception, Tisdale Lounge.
Tuesday, Feb. 6
* 8 to 8:55 a.m., Continental breakfast for students, Tisdale Lounge.
* 9:05 to 10 a.m., Trial advocacy class, Professor Katharine Traylor Schaffzin, Baker Courtroom.
* 11:15 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Presentation: “The U.S. Constitution: Does It Still Provide For The Third Branch of Government?” Baker Courtroom.
-- Rob Carolin, Director, Alumni and Public Relations, Law School, firstname.lastname@example.org, 777-286