Erin R. Collins
Assistant Professor of Law
Courses Taught Evidence Sentencing
Profile

Erin R. Collins comes to Richmond Law’s criminal law faculty from the New York University School of Law, where she served as Executive Director of the Clemency Resource Center. She is a former acting assistant professor in the NYU Lawyering Program and previously worked for five years as a public defense attorney at Appellate Advocates in New York City. Professor Collins holds a J.D. from NYU Law and a B.A. from Wesleyan University.

Presentations
Status Courts, The Modern Problem-Solving Court Movement: Taking Stock after 25 Years, AALS Annual Meeting, New York, NY (2016).
Status Courts, CrimFest Conference, New York, NY (July 2015).
Commentator, Discovery & Evidentiary Issues Panel, CrimFest Conference, New York, NY (July 2015).
Status Courts, Lawyering Scholarship Colloquium, NYU School of Law, New York, NY (January 2015).
The Evidentiary Rules of Engagement in the War Against Domestic Violence, Scholarship Clinic, NYU School of Law, New York, NY (April 2014).
The Evidentiary Rules of Engagement in the War Against Domestic Violence, Faculty Workshop, ABA Criminal Justice Section Fall Institute, Washington, DC (October 2013).
Evidentiary Issues in Domestic Violence Prosecutions, Race, Gender, and Crime Seminar (Professor I. Bennett Capers), Brooklyn Law School, Brooklyn, NY (September 2013).
Conviction & Deportation: The Criminal Appeals Perspective, Continuing Legal Education Presentation, Center for Appellate Litigation, New York, NY (November 2010) (with Isaac Wheeler and Robin Nichinsky).
Hearsay & Testimonial Objections after Crawford v. Washington, Continuing Legal Education Presentation, Brooklyn Defender Services, Brooklyn, NY (August 2010).
Bar Admissions
New York State
Professional Experience
Assistant Professor of Law (2016-Present)
University of Richmond School of Law
Executive Director, Clemency Resource Center (2015-2016)
New York University School of Law, Center on the Administration of Criminal Law
Acting Assistant Professor (2012-2015)
New York University School of Law, Lawyering Program
Staff Attorney (2007-2012)
Appellate Advocates, New York, N.Y.
Legal Fellow (2006-2007)
New York State Office of Court Administration, Brooklyn, N.Y.
Publications
Articles
Status Courts, 105 Geo. L.J. ___ (forthcoming).
The Criminalization of Title IX,   13 Ohio St. J. Crim. L. 365 (2016) (solicited contribution to peer-evaluated issue on the topic of “Revisiting Rape”).
The Evidentiary Rules of Engagement in the War Against Domestic Violence, 90 N.Y.U. L. REV. 397 (2015).

Education
J.D., New York University School of Law
B.A., Wesleyan University
Contact Information
Room 225, Law School
804-287-6473
Areas of Expertise
Criminal Law
Criminal Procedure
Evidence
Sentencing