William E.
Boyd
Chester Smith Professor Emeritus of Law

Biographical Information

Complete List of Publications

Education

Law and Computer Fellow
Stanford University
1971
LL.M.
Harvard University
1967
J.D.
Wayne State University
1966

Editor-in-Chief, Wayne Law Review

A.B.
University of Michigan
1963

Admitted to Practice

Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
Federal District Court of Arizona
Michigan
Arizona

Work Experience

Senior Lecturer in Law
1998 - present
Consultant
Electronic Courts Project, Federal Judicial Conference
1998
Professor of Law
University of Arizona College of Law
1972 - 1998
Special Advisor to the Vice Provost for Information Technology
University of Arizona (one-half time Law College and one-half time Center for Computing and Information Technology (CCIT))
1994 - 1995
Consultant
St. Petersburg University Law School, St. Petersburg, Russia (Rule of Law Consortium/ARD-Checci, Washington, D.C.)
1994
Consultant
1992 - present
Consultant
Indian Management Association Self-Determination Communications Network
1991
Director of Computer Development
University of Arizona (one-half time academic and one-half-time administrative)
1988 - 1994
Consultant
Louisiana State Board of Regents Law and Technology Center Project
1987 - 1988
Visiting Professor
University of Puerto Rico at Rio Piedras
Summer 1987
Consultant
Arid Land Studies -- Kellogg Foundation funded project (Development of Commercial Codes for Adoption by Indian Tribes looking to self-determination)
1981 - 1987
Visiting Scholar
University of Michigan
Spring 1980 - 1981
Visiting Professor
Wayne State University
Fall 1979 - 1980
Faculty Member
Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO) Institute, Southwest Regional
1979
Director
Council on Legal Education Opportunity (CLEO), Southwest Regional
1972
Special Master
Navajo Tribe
1969
Clerk and Special Administrative Assistant
The Honorable Kenneth O'Connell, Oregon Supreme Court
1968
Associate
Fischer, Sprague, Franklin, and Ford, Detroit, Michigan
1966

Organizations

Member, Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)
President
January 1998 - January 2002
Chair, American Association of Law Schools, Law and Computer Section
1992 - 1993
Member, Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction (CALI)
1988 - present

Public & Institutional Service

Invited Participant, Conference on Electronic Courtrooms (Federal Judicial Center, Washington, D.C.)
September 2000
Member, Federal District Court Automated Practice Committee
1989
Referee, National Science Foundation Consumer Bankruptcy Proposal
1989
Member, Federal Bankruptcy Judge Nominating Committee
1989
Member, Board of Directors, Tohono O'odom Legal Services
1985 - 1987

Awards

Recipient, Major Grant from the National Center for Automated Information Research to support a sabbatical project entitled "New Frontiers in Instructional Software"
1992