Assoc. Dean Oliver explains the 'doctrine of chances' in Mother Jones Q&A

Friday, April 6, 2018

Mother Jones interviewed Associate Dean Wes Oliver for a feature on the Cosby retrial and the prosecution’s use of the controversial "doctrine of chances" in the case. Oliver directs Duquesne Law's criminal justice program and has written extensively on the doctrine. 

Read the article by Madison Pauly, "Why the 'Doctrine of Chances' Means Bill Cosby's Trial Will Be Different This Time."

Faculty Referenced In Article

Photo of Wesley M. Oliver, J.D., LL.M., J.S.D. Wesley M. Oliver, J.D., LL.M., J.S.D.Associate Dean for Faculty Scholarship, Director of the Criminal Justice Program, and Professor of Law