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About Jane Campbell Moriarty

Jane Moriarty joined the Duquesne University School of Law in 2011, teaching Evidence, Professional Responsibility, and Scientific and Expert Evidence. She was previously a Professor of Law and Director of Faculty Research and Development at the University of Akron School of Law.
As the Inaugural holder of the Carol Los Mansmann Chair in Faculty Scholarship and Associate Dean for Scholarship, she is working to encourage faculty scholarship and increase the exchange of scholarly ideas through faculty colloquia and symposia. As part of its reenergized focus on scholarship, the law school will be implementing new technology to make faculty scholarship more easily accessible.
Professor Moriarty’s scholarship focuses on Expert Evidence and Professional Responsibility. She is co-author of Scientific and Expert Evidence (Aspen, 2nd ed. 2011) and was the author and editor of Psychological and Scientific Evidence in Criminal Trials (West, 1996-2006), and editor of Women and the Law (1998-2010). She has published several articles on Forensic Evidence, Neuroscience Evidence, and Expert Evidence.
Jane Moriarty is a frequent speaker at judicial and CLE programs, has chaired symposia, and presented at national and international conferences. She received her B.A. in philosophy, summa cum laude, from Boston College, where she was elected to Phi Beta Kappa and was awarded the Bapst Philosophy Medal. She earned her law degree, cum laude, from Boston College, where she served as Managing Editor of the Third World Law Journal.
In addition to practicing law in both Boston and Pittsburgh, Professor Moriarty was a law clerk to the Honorable Ralph J. Cappy, Justice of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania, and served as a law clerk to the Superior Court of Massachusetts.


Present Professor of Law, Duquesne University School of Law
Present Carol Los Mansmann Chair In Faculty Scholarship, Duquesne University School of Law
Present Associate Dean for Faculty Scholarship, Duquesne University School of Law



Honors and Awards

  • 2002 Outstanding Professor of the Year


  • Professional Responsibility
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Expert Evidence
  • Evidence

Contact Information

Duquesne Unviersity School of Law
Phone: 412.396.4469


Articles (14)

Books (3)

Contributions to Books (2)