BIO
PROFESSIONAL
MEMBERSHIPS

PUBLICATIONS
CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS
COURSES
PHI ALPHA DELTA
MOOT COURT

BECKY KOHLER da CRUZ, J.D.

Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice
Moot Court Coordinator
Phi Alpha Delta Advisor

Armstrong Atlantic State University
Department of Criminal Justice, Social & Political Science
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, Georgia 31419-1997
Office Phone: 912-344-2748
Becky.daCruz@Armstrong.edu

BIO

Prof. da Cruz joined Armstrong Atlantic State University as a faculty member for the Criminal Justice, Social & Political Science Department in August, 2003. Prior to teaching for AASU, she was employed in both the academia and the legal profession. Prof. da Cruz served on the faculty of Ozarks Technical Community College in Springfield, Missouri for six years and taught for Edison Community College in Piqua, Ohio. She was also an associate attorney for O’Loughlin & Gudorf law firm in Dayton, Ohio; a night court hearing officer and weekend intake review for the City of Dayton Prosecutor’s Office; a law clerk for Stephen E. Klein Law Office in Vandalia, Ohio and the Piqua City Prosecutor’s Office in Piqua, Ohio; and a senior legal researcher for Lexis-Nexis. Prof. da Cruz holds a B.A. in Political Science from Wright State University, a J.D. from the University of Dayton, and expects to receive her Ph.D. in Criminal Justice from Capella University in December, 2008.


PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Bar Association
Southern Criminal Justice Association
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity, International
National Social Science Association
Law & Society Association
Academy of Political Science
Criminal Justice Association of Georgia
Georgia Political Science Association


PUBLICATIONS


JOURNAL ARTICLES:
BOOKS


CONFERNCE PRESENTATIONS

 

COURSES

UNDERGRADUATE

    CRJU 2010 - UNIVERSAL JUSTICE

    CRJU 2020 - ETHICAL THEORIES AND MORAL ISSUES IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE

    CRJU 2510 - INTRODUCTION TO CRIMINAL LAW

    CRJU 3130 - HATE CRIMES AND ORDERED LIBERTY

    CRJU 3160 - WHITE-COLLAR AND ORGANIZED CRIME

    CRJU 3500 - CRIMINAL EVIDENCE AND PROCEDURE

    CRJU 5300 - JUVENILE DELINQUENCY

    CRJU/POLS 5500 - LAW AND LEGAL PROCESS

GRADUATE

    CRJU/POLS 5500 - LAW AND LEGAL PROCESS

    CRJU 8811 - CRIMINAL JUSTICE LEADERSHIP/MANAGEMENT

    CRJU 8851 - SEMINAR IN LAW/SOCIAL CONTROL


PHI ALPHA DELTA

PAD Crest in Color2008-09 Officers: Kory Campbell, President; Jason Milton, Vice President; Amanda Thomas, Secretary; and Candace Robinson, Treasurer.

Students from every major are invited to join Phi Alpha Deltal Pre-Law Fraternity, International, Armstrong Atlantic State University Chapter. Phi Alpa Delta Pre-Law Fraternity is a co-ed, professional organization to develop students professionally for the workforce or graduate school after matriculation. Since Phi Alpha Delta is not a "social" fraternity, students are able to join both Phi Alpha Delta and pledge for another "social" fraternity on campus.

If you are a student in good standing at Armstrong Atlantic State University, you are eligible for membership in Phi Alpha Delta. You can either JOIN ONLINE or download a membership application Pre-Law Membership Application. Once you fill out your application, please give it to Prof. da Cruz or one of the officers. Once your application is process by the Executive Office, you will be inducted into the organization and be welcomed as an active member of the professional association.

Visit Phi Alpha Delta's website for access to the P.A.D. manual, merchandise, directory, and other resources.

See the Law School Admission's Council website for assistance in the law school application process as well as the law school application timetable and the law school application checklist.



SOUTHEAST UNDERGRADUATE MOOT COURT (SEUMC) TOURNAMENT

The Home of the 2006-07 ACMA National Tournament Champions

The Southeast Undergraduate Moot Court Tournament will be held November 21-22, 2008.

See the following links for assistance in preparing for the tournament.

2008-09 Moot Court Case Problem

Guidelines for the SEUMC Tournament

ACMA Brief Writing Rules

American Collegiate Moot Court Association (ACMA)


SEUMC Tournament Champions

2004 - Adam Morrison & Kevin O'Donnell, Armstrong Atlantic State University

2005 - Amber Hood & Benjamin Thielemier, Patrick Henry College

2006 - Adam Morrison & Brian Dotson, Armstrong Atlantic State University

2007 - Caleb Dalton & Daniel Watson, Patrick Henry College




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