Staff Profile: Richard Glover


University of Wolverhampton Law School


Senior Lecturer

Contact details

Direct line: 01902 321627



University of Wolverhampton
Faculty of Social Sciences
Mary Seacole Building
City Campus North

Areas of expertise:

Law of Evidence & Criminal Law


I am a qualified solicitor and practised in criminal law in London and South Wales before joining the University.

Academic qualifications

MSc Politics & Sociology, University of London
Qualified Solicitor (On the Roll of Solicitors)
LLB Law, University of Aberystwyth

Teaching interests

Law of Evidence, Criminal Law and Employment Law

Professional body membership and roles

  • Society of Legal Scholars (Council Member)
  • Higher Education Academy (Fellow)
  • Welsh Legal History Society
  • Wolverhampton Law Society
  • Law Society

Research interests

My main interests are in public order law and policing, law of evidence and criminal law.

External academic roles

UKLSA Legal Issues Journal editorial board

Selected publications

  • Murphy on Evidence (Oxford University Press) 14th edn due July 2015.
  • R. Glover, ‘The uncertain blue line: police cordons and the common law’ [2012] Criminal Law Review 245-260.
  • R. Glover, ‘Can dishonesty be salvaged? Dishonesty and the grounding of the MSC Napoli’ [2010] 74 Journal of Criminal Law 53-73. 
  • R. Glover, J. Lowther & M. Williams, ’Salvage, pollution or looting? The stranding of the Napoli's cargo’ (2009) 15 Journal of International Maritime Law 65-78.
  • R. Glover, ‘Regulatory offences and reverse burdens: the “licensing approach” ' (2007) 71 Journal of Criminal Law 259-277.