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

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."

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Founded in 1878, Duquesne is consistently ranked among the nation's top Catholic universities for its award-winning faculty and horizon-expanding education. A campus of nearly 9,500 graduate and undergraduate students, Duquesne prepares students by having them work alongside faculty to discover and reach their goals. The University's academic programs, community service, and commitment to equity and opportunity in the Pittsburgh region have earned national acclaim. 

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