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Jane Campbell Moriarty, J.D.

Carol Los Mansmann Chair in Faculty Scholarship
School of Law
Law

Room 235 School of Law
Phone: 412.396.4469

Education:

J.D., Law, Boston College Law School, 1983
B.A., Philosophy, Boston College, 1980
Courses

Evidence
Scientific and Expert Evidence
Professional Responsibility
Neuroscience & Law

Publications

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BOOKS

Monograph
MISCONVICTIONS: WHEN LAW & SCIENCE COLLIDE (NYU Press, forthcoming 2012/2013)

Treatise
PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SCIENTIFIC EVIDENCE IN CRIMINAL TRIALS (Clark Boardman Callaghan//Thomson/West, 1996) (two volumes, annual supplements 1997-2006)

Casebook
SCIENTIFIC AND EXPERT EVIDENCE (Aspen, 2007)(with co-author John M. Conley)(with Teachers' Manual); (Second Edition, 2011)

Editor
WOMEN AND THE LAW (Thomson/West) (1998- 2010)(annual editions)

Editor/overview author
MENTAL ILLNESS IN CRIMINAL TRIALS (three volumes in the CONSTITUTIONAL CONTROVERSIES series)(Routledge Press, 2001)

CHAPTER
Langleben, D.D., Willard, D., & Moriarty, J. C. Detecting Deception in J. R. SIMPSON (ED.), NEUROIMAGING IN FORENSIC PSYCHIATRY: FROM THE CLINIC TO THE COURTROOM. CHICHESTER: WILEY AND SONS (2012)

ARTICLES

The Legal and Policy Implications of Using Brain Imaging for Lie Detection, ___Psych., Pub. Pol-y & Law ____(2012)(with co-author Daniel D. Langleben)

Rehabilitating Lawyers: Perceptions of Deviance and its Cures in the Lawyer Reinstatement Process,____ Fordham Urb. L. J.____(2012)(with co-author Bruce Green)

-Waiving- Goodbye: Pleas Bargaining and the Defense Dilemma of Competent Representation, 38 Hastings Con. L. Quart. 1029 (2011)(Invited Symposium)(with co-author, Marisa M. Main)

-Will History Be Servitude?- The NAS Report on Forensic Science and the Role of the Judiciary, 2010 UTAH L. REVIEW 299 (2010)(Invited Symposium)

Visions of Deception: Neuroimaging and the Search for Evidential Truth, 42 AKRON L. REV. 739 (2009)(Symposium Article)

Flickering Admissibility: Neuroimaging Evidence in the US Courts , 26 BEHAV. SCI. & L. 29 (2008)(by invitation; science and law peer-reviewed)

-Misconvictions,' Science and The Ministers of Justice, 86 NEB. L. REV. 1 (2007)

-While Dangers Gather-: The Bush Preemption Doctrine, Battered Women,
Imminence and Anticipatory Self-Defense, 30 N.Y.U. REV. L. & SOC. CHANGE 1 (2005)

Forensic Science: Grand Goals, Tragic Flaws & Judicial Gatekeeping, 44 ABA JUDGEs' JOURNAL 16 (2005)(with co-author Michael J. Saks)

-Wonders of the Invisible World-: Prosecutorial Syndrome and Profile Evidence in the Salem Witchcraft Trials, 26 VT. L. REV. 43 (2001)

Presentations

Recent (2009-2012)
National and International Conferences, Symposia, Colloquia, and Judicial Presentations

2012
June, 2012, From Neuroselves to Neurosocieties, Hampshire College (Interdisciplinary symposium on the role of neuroscience in society)
April, 2012, Rehabilitating Lawyers: Perceptions of Deviance and its Cures in the Lawyer Reinstatement Process (with Prof. Bruce Green) at: The Law: Business or Profession? The Continuing Relevance of Julius Henry Cohen for the Practice of Law in the Twenty-First Century., Conference at Fordham Law School
April, 2012, The American Academy of Economic and Financial Experts, Las Vegas, NV. Expert Evidence

2011
November, 2011, Duquesne Law School. Symposium: The Establishment Clause in Context, Symposium Moderator
October, 2011 Hampshire College. Public Lecture:. Intersecting Complexity: Neuroscience Lie Detection and the Legal Admissibility Matrix. Faculty/Student Colloquium: Scientific Evidence in the Courtroom: At the Crossroads of a Contentious Relationship
June, 2011'second Annual Prescription for Criminal Justice Forensics, hosted by the American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section and the Louis Stein Center for Law & Ethics at Fordham Law School, NY, NY. Topic: Forensic Science Ethics
March, 2011-University of Denver School of Law Symposium on "Guilty Minds: Neuroscience & Criminal Law Symposium." Topic: -Neurodeception Evidence: The Admissibility Matrix

2010
November, 2010-Duquesne University, Cause of Death: An Interdisciplinary Look at the State of Forensic Death Investigation: "Scientific and Legal Considerations in the Investigation of Sudden, Suspicious, and Medically Unattended Deaths."
October, 2010-Vanderbilt Law School, Roundtable on ABA Revisions to the Prosecutorial and Defense Function Standards
September, 2010-Ohio State Judges' Convention-Neuroscience of Deception
March, 2010-American Psychology-Law Society, Vancouver, BC: Testing For Deception, Invited Panelist on the Opening Plenary Panel
March, 2010-Is Football Bad for the Brain? Forensic Scientific, Medical-Legal and Societal Aspects of the Concussion Debate, Wecht Institute of Forensic Science, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA

2009
November, 2009-Symposium Planning Committee and Group Leader, Beyond Brady Disclosures in Criminal Cases: What Really Works?, Jacob Burns Ethic Center, Cardozo Law School
September, 2009-Does Forensic Science Need Fixing? Symposium on the Report of the American Academy of Sciences on Forensic Science, Wecht Institute of Forensic Science, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA (Conference Chair and Speaker)
September, 2009-Ohio State Judges' Convention-The New Judicial Ethics Rules
March, 2009'symposium: Report of the American Academy of Sciences on Forensic Science, Cleveland Marshall School of Law, Cleveland, OH
February, 2009-Carnegie Mellon University, Symposium on Jay Aronson's book, GENETIC WITNESS
February, 2009--Whores of the Court Revisited-, American Association of Forensic Science Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado (Behavioral Science in the US Courts: From the Salem Witchcraft Trials to Daubert)
January, 2009-Case Western University of Law, faculty colloquium, Neuroimages of Deception and the Search for Evidential Truth Regional, State & Local Conferences and CLE Programs (through 2012)

May, 2012 The Judge Sam H. Bell Trial Advocacy Program, Akron OH. Topic: Expert Testimony
May, 2012: Shaken Baby Syndrome Conference (Moderator), Duquesne University
March, 2012: Women in IP: Ethical Considerations in the Practice of Law, Jones Day Pittsburgh
February, 2012: Neuroscience & Lie Detection, Wecht Institute Forensic Friday Program
October, 2011, Nemacolin Woodlands, Pennsylvania Academy of Trial Lawyers (update on Pennsylvania Ethics Issues)
March, 2011, Akron Law & Akron Bar Association: Criminal Procedure: Getting Better Seminar
February, 2011, Naples, FL, Akron Law Alumni Winter Institute (Evidence)
November, 2010, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, PA, The Medical Marijuana Debate: Forensic Scientific and Legal Considerations (Panel Moderator)
June, 2010-The Allegheny County Bench Bar Plenary Panel-Eyewitness Identification and Wrongful Conviction
April, 2010, Connecticut Bar Foundation, Hartford, CT: New Technology and Legal Ethics
April, 2010, Akron Bar Association: NAS Report on Forensic Science
February, 2010, Naples, FL, Akron Law Alumni Winter Institute (Evidence)
September, 2009, Detroit, MI: CJA panel lawyers: The NAS Report on Forensic Science

Honors/Awards

Scholar of the Year, University of Akron School of Law (2011)

University of Akron School of Law Alumni Faculty Scholarship Award, April 2008: -Misconvictions,' Science and The Ministers of Justice, 86 NEB. L. REV. 1 (2007)

University of Akron School of Law Faculty Research Award, April 2008: -Misconvictions,' Science and The Ministers of Justice, 86 NEB. L. REV. 1 (2007)

Professor of the Year, University of Akron School of Law (2002)

Phi Beta Kappa (1980)

Alpha Sigma Nu (1980)

Summa Cum Laude (1980)

Bapst Philosophy Award (1980)

Cum Laude (1983)