Robina Institute of Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

Rhys Hester

Former Research Fellow in Sentencing Law and Policy

University of South Carolina, PhD
University of South Carolina School of Law, JD
Charleston Southern University, BS/BA

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Office: 311
Mondale Hall, 229 19th Avenue South 
Minneapolis, MN 55455

+1 612 625 6146

Rhys Hester is a Research Fellow at the Robina Institute. He teaches Criminal Procedure at the University of Minnesota Law School and holds a JD as well as a PhD in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Hester’s primary research interests are in criminal sentencing and criminal procedure. His work has been published (or is forthcoming) in the leading criminology and criminal justice journals, including Criminology and Journal of Quantitative Criminology. Hester is currently involved in the Robina Institute’s Criminal History Project. He was formerly a professor in North Carolina where he coached Moot Court and taught Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law, the Judicial Process, and the Constitution.