Elected Member

Professor Jenny E. Carroll

Fort Worth, TX
Texas A&M University School of Law
Duke University
University of Texas School of Law

Jenny Carroll joined the Texas A&M School of Law in 2024.  Prior to joining the faculty at Texas A&M, she taught on the faculties at Yale Law School, the University of Alabama School of Law, and Seton Hall Law School. Jenny graduated summa cum laude with an A.B. from Duke University and with honors with a J.D. from the University of Texas. She also holds an LL.M. from Georgetown University Law Center in Clinical Advocacy, which she earned in conjunction with the Prettyman Fellowship.

Prior to her years of practice as a public defender and teaching, she clerked for the Honorable William Wayne Justice of the United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas. She is the author of numerous law review articles appearing in journals such as the Yale Law Journal, the Northwestern Law Review Online, the Georgetown Law Journal, the Texas Law Review, the Minnesota Law Review, the Florida Law Review, the Alabama Law Review, the Florida State University Law Review, the Fordham University Law Review, and the North Carolina Law Review. Professor Carroll has been an invited speaker at conferences across the country. Professor Carroll teaches Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Counter-Terrorism, Comparative Criminal Law, and Juvenile Justice. She currently serves on National Association of Criminal Defense Attorneys’ 11th Circuit Amicus Committee as a Vice-Chair and on Executive Committee of the American Association of Law School’s Criminal Justice Section. In addition to serving on the Law School’s faculty, in 2021 she was appointed to the Election Advisory Committee and in 2016 she was appointed Chair of the Alabama State Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

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Areas of Expertise
Criminal Law
Criminal Procedure (Criminal Law)
Criminal Defense (Criminal Law)