Faculty Biography

Kevin Cole

Professor of Law

  • JD, 1983, University of Pennsylvania
  • BA, 1979, New College

Areas of Expertise

Professor Cole teaches and writes in the areas of evidence as well as criminal law and procedure.

Professional Experience

Cole clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit and practiced law in Philadelphia. He served as a reporter for the Committee on Forfeiture in Drug Offense Cases at the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws. He has been a visiting professor of law at Georgetown University. He joined the USD School of Law faculty in 1987 and served as the ninth dean of the school from 2005 to 2011.

Honors and Affiliations

Cole was executive editor of the University of Pennsylvania Law Review.

Key Works

Cole’s publications include Federal Sentencing Guidelines Handbook (with Haines and Woll) (Shepard's/McGraw-Hill, 2001) and Federal Sentencing and Forfeiture Guide (with Haines and Woll) (Dell Mar Legal Publications, 1987).

Spring 2014 Classes

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Contact Information

Warren Hall 139
5998 Alcalá Park
San Diego, CA 92110-2492
(P) (619) 260-2330
kcole@sandiego.edu

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Assistant

Perla Bleisch
(619) 260-4019
bleisch@sandiego.edu