Mr. Marcus is an attorney with the Defender Association of Philadelphia. He is currently assigned to the appellate division, and has tried numerous bench and jury trials since joining the Defender Association in 2006. He received his J.D., cum laude, from the University of Minnesota in 2004 where he was Editor-in-Chief of Volume XXII of the Journal of Law & Inequality and his B.A. from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts in 2001. Before joining the Defender Association, Mr. Marcus served as a staff attorney for the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. He has written and published on issues of drug policy, policing, and federalism. His articles have appeared in the William Mitchell Law Review, the Kansas Journal of Law & Public Policy and the Whittier Journal of Child & Family Advocacy. He is now specializing, writing and lecturing in the area of sex offender registration, law, and policy.