Director, Health Law Institute
Professor of Law
B.A., 1992, University of Pittsburgh
M.A., 1997, Georgetown University
J.D., 1997, Georgetown University Law Center
Ph.D., 2003, Georgetown University
Thaddeus Pope joined Hamline University School of Law as the director of the Health Law Institute in January 2012 after serving as associate professor of law at Widener University School of Law. There, his research focused on medical futility, internal dispute resolution, tort law, public health law, and normative jurisprudence. He authors a blog on medical futility, reporting and discussing legislative, judicial, regulatory, medical, and other developments concerning end-of-life medical treatment.
Pope also taught at Albany Medical College and the University of Memphis. Prior to joining academia, he practiced at Arnold & Porter and clerked on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Pope earned a J.D. and Ph.D. in philosophy and bioethics from Georgetown University.
Recent courses taught
Health Law, Bioethics, Torts, Medical Law at the End of Life.