Rita T. Reusch received a B.A. from the University of Minnesota (1972) and a J.D. from the University of Idaho College of Law (1975), where she graduated first in her class and was comments editor of the Idaho Law Review. She earned an M.L.L. from the University of Washington School of Librarianship in 1978. Professor Reusch, who has written several articles in the area of legal research, joined the law school administration in 1986.
In addition to her administrative duties in the library, Professor Reusch taught the legal research component of the first-year legal writing course, an advanced legal research course, intellectual property and copyright law.