Professor Michael Moreland, formerly Associate Director for Domestic Policy at the
White House, joins the Law School where he will teach Torts I & II and Bioethics. 

Professor Moreland received his B.A. cum laude from the University of Notre Dame, his
M.A. from Boston College, and his J.D. cum laude from the University of Michigan Law
School. He is currently a candidate for his Ph.D from Boston College. 

Following law school, Professor Moreland clerked for the Honorable Paul J. Kelly, Jr. of
the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit, and later worked as an
associate at Williams & Connolly in Washington, D.C. In 2005, he joined the White
House staff, where he served as Associate Director for Domestic Policy. 

Professor Moreland’s publications include: “Subsidiarity, Localism and School Finance,” 2
Journal of Catholic Social Thought 369 (2005); “Review of Mark G. Kuczewski,
Fragmentation and Consensus: Communitarian and Casuist Bioethics (Washington, D.C.:
Georgetown University Press, 1997)” in 109 Ethics 482 (1999); “Jacques Maritain, Thomism,
and the Liberal-Communitarian Debate,” in The Failure of Modernism: Maritain and the
Tradition, ed. Brendan Sweetman (Washington, D.C.: The Catholic University of America
Press,1999); “A Catholic Perspective on Assisted Suicide,” in Physician Assisted Suicide:
Expanding the Debate 324 (Margaret P. Battin, Rosamond Rhodes, and Anita Silvers eds.,
London and New York: Routledge, 1998) (co-author); “Assisted Suicide, Liberalism, and Law
in the United States,” in 12 Proceedings of the World Congress on Medical Law 461 (1998). 



Preemption as Inverse Negligence Per Se, Notre Dame Law Review (2013)


Mistakes About Intention in the Law of Bioethics, Law and Contemporary Problems (2012)