Wesley M. Oliver

Duquesne Law School

Associate Dean for Faculty Scholarship, Criminal Justice Program Director, and Professor of Law

600 Forbes Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA 15282

United States

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Scholarly Papers (11)

1.

The Modern History of Probable Cause

Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-12
Number of pages: 70 Posted: 25 Apr 2010 Last Revised: 03 Sep 2010
Wesley M. Oliver
Duquesne Law School
Downloads 214 (88,071)

Abstract:

probable cause, bill of rights, pleading requirement, New York city police

2.

The Neglected History of Criminal Procedure, 1850-1940

Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-26
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 31 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 02 Nov 2009
Wesley M. Oliver
Duquesne Law School
Downloads 197 (81,289)
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Abstract:

criminal procedure, history, search and seizure, interrogations, wiretapping, Prohibition, originalism

3.

Toward a Common Law of Plea Bargaining

Duquesne University School of Law Research Paper No. 2013-02
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 12 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 01 May 2013
Wesley M. Oliver
Duquesne Law School
Downloads 143 (152,056)

Abstract:

plea bargaining, Lafler v. Cooper, Missouri v. Frye, prosecutorial discretion, criminal procedure

4.

Magistrates' Examinations, Police Interrogations, and Miranda-Like Rules in the Nineteenth Century

Tulane Law Review, Vol. 81, p. 777, 2007, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 08-14
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 13 Apr 2007 Last Revised: 20 Feb 2008
Wesley M. Oliver
Duquesne Law School
Downloads 139 (162,148)

Abstract:

Miranda, Interrogation, Nineteenth Century, History

5.

Portland, Prohibition, and Probable Cause: Maine's Role in Shaping Modern Criminal Procedure

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Feb 2009 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2009
Wesley M. Oliver
Duquesne Law School
Downloads 85 (235,695)

Abstract:

Criminal Procedure, Fourth Amendment, Prohibition, Search and Seizure, History, Nineteenth Century

6.

Material Witness Detentions After al-Kidd

Kentucky Law Journal, Forthcoming, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 11-26
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 03 Nov 2011 Last Revised: 04 Nov 2011
Wesley M. Oliver
Duquesne Law School
Downloads 64 (275,252)

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The Rise and Fall of Material Witness Detention in Nineteenth Century New York

NYU Journal of Law & Liberty, Vol. 1, No. 2, 2005, Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 09-24
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 01 Nov 2009
Wesley M. Oliver
Duquesne Law School
Downloads 59 (288,561)

Abstract:

nineteenth century, legal history, criminal procedure, material witness detention, al-Kidd v. Ashcroft, interrogation, police

8.

Wiretapping and the Apex of Police Discretion

Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-14
Number of pages: 42 Posted: 23 Apr 2010
Wesley M. Oliver
Duquesne Law School
Downloads 56 (298,009)

Abstract:

wiretapping, Framing era, New York wiretapping controversy of 1916

9.

Charles Lindbergh, Caryl Chessman, and the Exception Proving the (Potentially Waning) Rule of Broad Prosecutorial Discretion

Duquesne University School of Law Research Paper No. 2014-08
Number of pages: 49 Posted: 12 Aug 2014
Wesley M. Oliver
Duquesne Law School
Downloads 35 (339,304)

Abstract:

prosecutorial power, prosecutorial discretion, criminal law, burglary, robbery, kidnapping, Model Penal Code, statutory interpretation, complicity, felony murder rule, overcharging, incarceration epidemic, sentencing, scope of liability, Chessman, Burrage, Rosemond

10.

Brief of Amicus Curiae Wesley MacNeil Oliver in Support of the Petition for Writ of Certiorari in John Ashcroft v. Abdullah Al-Kidd

Widener Law School Legal Studies Research Paper No. 10-22
Number of pages: 31 Posted: 29 Jul 2010
Wesley M. Oliver
Duquesne Law School
Downloads 23 (421,225)

Abstract:

: Material Witness Detention, Legal History, Ashcroft, Al-Kidd, Pretext, Terrorism, September 11

11.

Bill Cosby, the Lustful Disposition Exception, and the Doctrine of Chances

Washington University Law Review, Forthcoming, Duquesne University School of Law Research Paper No. 2016-01
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Jan 2016
Wesley M. Oliver
Duquesne Law School
Downloads 0 (255,112)

Abstract:

evidence, testimony, admissibility, sexual misconduct, sexual assault, modus operandi, sex crimes, lustful disposition exception, doctrine of chances, prior acts, propensity, intent exception, victims, rules of evidence