Jane Moriarty

DirectorJane Moriarty

Professor Jane Campbell Moriarty is the Carol Los Mansmann Chair in Faculty Scholarship at Duquesne University School of Law in Pittsburgh, PA.  She served as the Inaugural Associate Dean of Faculty Research at Duquesne and served as Director of Faculty Scholarship at the University of Akron School of Law, where she was a professor for nearly 15 years.

Professor Moriarty teaches Evidence, Professional Responsibility, Scientific and Expert Evidence, and Law and Neuroscience.  Her scholarship focuses on Scientific Evidence, Neuroscience and Law, and Professional Responsibility. Among her publications are a casebook, Scientific and Expert Evidence (Aspen, 2007, 2d ed. 2011)(with John M. Conley), a treatise, Giannelli,  Imwinkelried, Roth, & Moriarty, Scientific Evidence (5th ed., 2013)(with annual supplements), a three-volume edited series, The Role of Mental Illness in Criminal Trials: Insanity & Mental Incompetence (three volumes in the Constitutional Controversies series)(Routledge Press, 2001), and a two-volume practitioner treatise, Psychological and Scientific Evidence in Criminal Trials (West, 1996)(annual supps.,1997-2006). She has published several articles on various subjects including scientific evidence, neuroscience evidence, violence against women, legal and judicial ethics, and the Salem Witchcraft Trials.

Prior to her work in the academy, Professor Moriarty practiced law in Boston, MA and Pittsburgh, PA and served as a law clerk to the late Ralph J. Cappy, Justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and for the Justices of the Superior Court of Massachusetts.