Martin Marcus

Judicial Experience:

  • Acting Justice, Supreme Court, Bronx County, Criminal, Appointed by Chief Administrative Judge, 1990 to Present
  • Judge, Court of Claims, Appointed by Gov. David Paterson, 2008 to 2017
  • Judge, Court of Claims, Appointed by Gov. George Pataki, 1999 to 2008
  • Judge, Court of Claims, Appointed by Gov. Mario Cuomo, 1990 to 1999

Other Professional Experience:

  • Adjunct Professor, Brooklyn Law School, 1994 to present
  • First Assistant, New York State Organized Crime Task Force, 1981 to 1990
  • Assistant District Attorney, Rackets Bureau, New York County District Attorney's Office, 1977 to 1981
  • Research Fellow, London, UK, Yale Law School, 1975 to 1976
  • Law Clerk, Hon. John O. Newman, U.S.D.C., D. of Conn., 1974 to 1975
  • Deputy Director of London, UK Office, Vera Institute of Justice, 1976

Education:

  • J.D., Yale Law School, 1974
  • B.A., University of Chicago, 1971

Admission to the Bar:

  • US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, 1981
  • US District Court, Southern District of New York, 1978
  • US District Court, Eastern District of New York, 1978
  • NYS, Appellate Division, First Department, 1977

Publications/Lectures:

  • New York Criminal Law (with Richard Greenberg, et al.), Thomson West 2007, 2001 & 1996 editions
  • "The Making of the ABA Criminal Justice Standrads: Forty Years of Excellence", Criminal Justice Magazine , Vol. 23, No. 4 p.10, American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section Winter 2009
  • "DNA Issues" The State of Criminal Justice 2006 (American Bar Association Criminal Justice Section 2007) (with Paul Giannelli)
  • "ABA Sets Standards for Electronic and Physical Surveillance" (with Christopher Slobogin), Criminal Justice, Vol. 18, No. 3 (American Bar Association, Criminal Justice Section), Fall 2003
  • ABA Standards for Criminal Justice: Electronic Surveillance; Third Edition, Section A: Electronic Surveillance of Private Communications (Reporter), American Bar Association, 2002
  • "Above the Fray or into the Breach: the Judge's Role in New York's Adversarial System of Criminal Justice", 57 Brooklyn L.R.1193, 1992
  • Corruption and Racketeering in the New York City Construction Industry: The Final Report of the New York State Organized Crime Task Force (with Ronald Goldstock, Thomas D. Thacher II, and James B. Jacobs), New York University Press, 1990
  • "The Myth of Judicial Supervision in Three "Inquisitorial" Systems: France, Italy and Germany" (with Professor A.S. Goldstein), 87 Yale L.J. 240, 1977

Professional Civic Activities/Honors/Awards:

  • Chair, ABA, Criminal Justice Committee, 2007-present; Member 2006-present, 2001-2004
  • Chair, ABA Task Force on Biological Evidence, 2003 - 2006
  • Member, ABA, Criminal Justice Council, 2005-2007; Vice-Chair, 2006-2007
  • Reporter, ABA Task Force on Technology and Law Enforcement, 1996 - 2001
  • Chair, Subcommittee Grand Jury Experience, Chief Judge's Grand Jury Project, 1998 - 1999
  • Member, Council on Public Service, Association of the Bar of the City of NY, 1993 - 1997
  • Member, Committee to Encourage Judicial Service, Association of the Bar of the City of NY, 1993 - 1994
  • Member, Committee on Judicial Operations and Budget, Association of the Bar of the City of NY, 1992 - 1993
  • Member, Council on Criminal Justice, Association of the Bar of the City of NY, 1989 - 1992
  • Member, Criminal Law Committee, Association of the Bar of the City of NY, 1985 - 1988
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