Faculty Profiles

Amy Moore

Amy Moore

Professor of Law
B.A., Harding University; J.D., University of Chicago Law School

Phone: (615) 460-8243
Email: amy.moore@belmont.edu


Prior to joining Belmont University College of Law, Amy Moore taught at Faulkner University’s Thomas Goode Jones School of Law as an Assistant Professor. She taught classes in Administrative Law, Criminal Law, Education Law, Immigration Law, and International Law. She was also active in the moot court program, including coaching the National Moot Court Competition Team (national quarterfinalists) and the National Appellate Advocacy Competition teams.

Before teaching law school, Professor Moore worked as a litigation associate at Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Chicago, Illinois. While at Kirkland, she practiced in securities fraud and credit card privacy cases. She is a member of both the Missouri and Illinois bar associations. She is also a member of the American Bar Association.

Professor Moore received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Harding University and received her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Chicago Law School. While at the University of Chicago, Professor Moore worked as a research assistant for Professor Lisa Bernstein and Judge Richard Posner. During her last year of law school, she was active in the appellate advocacy clinic and represented a client before the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

At Belmont, Professor Moore teaches Administrative Law, Civil Procedure, Immigration Law, Public International Law, and Torts. Her research interests include the study of how process affects rights in varied areas.

Amy L. Moore,  The Due Process Conundrum: Using Mathews v. Eldridge as a Standard for Private Hospitals under the Healthcare Quality Immunity Act, 2 Belmont Law Review 1 (2015). | SSRN

Amy L. Moore, Rife with Latent Power: Exploring the Reach of the IRS to Determine Tax-Exempt Status According to Public Policy Rationale in an Era of Judicial Deference, South Texas Law Review, 56 S. Tex. L. Rev. 117 (2014). | SSRN

Alberto Gonzales & Amy L. Moore, No Right at All: Putting Consular Notification in its Rightful Place after Medellín, 66 Fla. L. Rev. 685 (April 2014).

Amy L. Moore, When Enough Isn’t Enough: Qualitative and Quantitative Assessments of Adequate Education in State Constitutions, 41 U. Tol. L. Rev. 545 (2010). | SSRN

Amy L. Moore, Brokering Education: Charter Receipt, Revocation, and Renewal in Louisiana, 11 Loy. J. Pub. Int. L. 343 (2010). | SSRN

Amy L. Moore, Lost in the Maze of Appeals: The Eleventh Circuit’s Review of Decisions by the Board of Immigration Appeals, 38 Sw. U. L. Rev. 419 (2009). | SSRN


Presenter, Discrimination Recrimination: Extending the Logic of Bob Jones University v. United States, South Eastern Association of Law Schools’ Emerging Scholar Panel (August 5, 2013).

Podcast, Holder v. Gutierrez; Holder v. Sawyers; Vartelas v. Holder – Post Decision SCOTUScast, THE FEDERALIST SOCIETY (June 8, 2012), http://www.fed-soc.org/publications/detail/holder-v-gutierrez-and-holder-v-sawyers-vartelas-v-holder-post-decision-scotuscast

Podcast, Boyer v. Louisiana – Post Argument SCOTUScast, THE FEDERALIST SOCIETY (January 21, 2013), http://www.fed-soc.org/publications/detail/boyer-v-louisiana-post-argument-scotuscast

Podcast, Boyer v. Louisiana – Post Opinion SCOTUScast, THE FEDERALIST SOCIETY (May 7, 2013), http://www.fed-soc.org/publications/detail/boyer-v-louisiana-post-decision-scotuscast