Erin Carroll teaches in the area of legal analysis, writing, and research. Her scholarship focuses on media law, including access to government records, privacy, the First Amendment, and the impact of technology on the press.
Before joining the Georgetown faculty, she was a litigator at Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman and a member of the firm’s professional responsibility committee. She also taught in the Global Lawyering Skills program at the University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of Law. Before becoming a lawyer, Professor Carroll was a reporter at several newspapers.
Selected Contributions to Other Publications
"Newsworthiness in the Algorithm Age," coverage in The Wall Street Journal, December 2, 2016, featuring Associate Professor Erin C. Carroll.
"Why FOIA’s speed clause is broken," coverage by Columbia Journalism Review, October 15, 2015, written by Associate Professor of Legal Research and Writing Erin Carroll.
"The alarming loss of your right to information," Sacramento Bee, September 20, 2015, an opinion piece by Professor of Legal Research and Writing Erin Carroll.