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About Wesley M Oliver

Wesley Oliver is an Associate Professor of Law at Widener's Harrisburg campus. Professor Oliver received his B.A. and J.D. from the University of Virginia, an LL.M. from Yale Law School and is presently a candidate for the J.S.D. degree from Yale.
At Widener, Professor Oliver teaches courses on constitutional law, criminal law and criminal procedure. He has previously served on the faculties of the Tulane Law School, the University of Maine School of Law, the McGill University Faculty of Law in Montreal, Canada and the Harvard Law School where he taught criminal law with Professor Alan Dershowitz.
Prior to entering academia, he was a member of the firm Edwards, Simmons & Oliver in Nashville, Tennessee, primarily handling criminal appeals. As a practicing lawyer and an academic, Professor Oliver has frequently represented the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and the Association of Federal Defenders as amicus curiae in matters before the United States Supreme Court.
Professor Oliver writes in the areas of criminal law, criminal procedure, constitutional law, and legal history.

Positions

Present Associate Professor of Law, Duquesne University School of Law
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Constitutional Law (10)

Criminal Law and Procedure (12)

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