Jeffrey B. Welty

Associate Professor of Public Law and Government

Areas of Expertise

Criminal law and procedure; evidence; prosecutor training; police attorneys


Jeff Welty joined the School of Government in 2008. Prior to that, he completed a federal judicial clerkship, spent eight years in private practice, and served as a Lecturing Fellow at Duke Law School. Welty holds a bachelor's degree from the University of California at Berkeley and a master's degree in economics and a JD, with highest honors, from Duke University, where he was executive editor of the Duke Law Journal.