John T. Oliver


Senior Ocean Policy Advisor, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters Former Chief and Senior Appellate Judge, United States Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals, Adjunct Professor of Law

A.B., Stanford University; J.D., University of Washington; LL.M. (International), S.J.D., University of Virginia

B.A., Stanford University; J.D., University of Washington, summa cum laude; LL.M. (International), S.J.D., University of Virginia. Professor Oliver served as the Chief Appellate Judge on...

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B.A., Stanford University; J.D., University of Washington, summa cum laude; LL.M. (International), S.J.D., University of Virginia. Professor Oliver served as the Chief Appellate Judge on the United States Navy-Marine Corps Court of Criminal Appeals. He was a member of the United States Navy's Judge Advocate General Corps for thirty years and held various other positions within the Corps including Officer-in-Charge of the U.S. Sending State Office for Italy at the U.S. Embassy in Rome, Italy, and the Acting Department of Defense Representative for Ocean Policy Affairs. He is currently serving as the Senior Ocean Policy Advisor, U.S. Coast Guard. Professor Oliver won several awards within the military including the Department of Defense Superior Service Medal and the Navy-Marine Corps Meritorious Service Medal. He is an experienced instructor and has served as an Adjunct Professor of Law at George Washington University and American University.

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"Analyzing the Obama Doctrine," coverage by Virginia Law Weekly, March 29, 2017, of a symposium featuring Professors John T. Oliver and David P. Stewart.

"A Preview to the Obama Doctrine," coverage in the Virginia Law Weekly, announcing that Professor from Practice David P. Stewart and Adjunct Professor John T. Oliver would take part in an International Law Symposium on March 23, 2017, hosted by the Virginia Journal of International Law and the John Bassett Moore Society of International Law.

"US Shrugs Off Beijing's South China Sea Protests," Voice of America, October 27, 2015, quoting Adjunct Professor John Oliver

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"Analyzing the Obama Doctrine," coverage by Virginia Law Weekly, March 29, 2017, of a symposium featuring Professors John T. Oliver and David P. Stewart.

"A Preview to the Obama Doctrine," coverage in the Virginia Law Weekly, announcing that Professor from Practice David P. Stewart and Adjunct Professor John T. Oliver would take part in an International Law Symposium on March 23, 2017, hosted by the Virginia Journal of International Law and the John Bassett Moore Society of International Law.

"US Shrugs Off Beijing's South China Sea Protests," Voice of America, October 27, 2015, quoting Adjunct Professor John Oliver

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