Erica Goldberg

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Professor Erica Goldberg, who teaches Torts, Constitutional Law, and Criminal Procedure at the University of Dayton School of Law, began her scholarly career as a legal fellow at the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression. After graduating from Stanford Law School, Professor Goldberg clerked for Judge Ronald L. Gilman on the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. She then practiced appellate litigation at Latham & Watkins LLP, working on briefs before several courts of appeals and the Supreme Court; and served as a Robert H. Jackson Legal Fellow at the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression.

Prior to her appointment at Dayton Law School, Professor Goldberg was an assistant professor at Ohio Northern University Law School. She also taught Legal Research and Writing as a Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School; and Civil Procedure, Criminal Procedure, and Law and Religion as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Penn State Law School.

Professor Goldberg’s scholarship focuses on the intersection of tort law remedies and First Amendment rights. She has published in the Columbia Law Review, Cardozo Law Review, Connecticut Law Review, Villanova Law Review, Arizona Law Review, and Michigan Law Review First Impressions. She blogs at "In a Crowded Theater," and links to her blog posts have appeared in media outlets including The Washington Post and CNN. She has also contributed pieces on the First Amendment to The Conversation. Professor Goldberg tries to live life according to her free speech values, both in her daily interactions and in her classroom.

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