Professor Marder joined the faculty of Chicago-Kent in the fall of 1999. She has a
B.A. (summa cum laude) in English and Afro-American studies from Yale College, an M.Ph.
in international relations from the University of Cambridge, where she was a Mellon
Fellow, and a J.D. from Yale Law School, where she was articles editor of the Yale Law

Prior to joining the Chicago-Kent faculty, Professor Marder was an associate professor of
law at the University of Southern California Law School, where she taught since 1993.
From 1990 to 1992, she was a law clerk to Justice John Paul Stevens of the U.S. Supreme
Court. She also clerked for Judge William A. Norris on the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals
(1989-1990) and Judge Leonard B. Sand in the Southern District of New York (1989-1990).
In 1987-88, Professor Marder was a litigation associate at the New York law firm of Paul,
Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison. 

Professor Marder has had articles published in the Northwestern University Law Review,
Iowa Law Review, Texas Law Review and Yale Law Journal. She teaches Civil Procedure and a
course on juries, judges and trials. 


Jurors and Social Media: Is a Fair Trial Still Possible?, Southern Methodist University Law Review (2014)


The Jury Process (2005)

Contributions to Books

Jurors and Juries (forthcoming), Wiley Handbook of Law and Society (2014)


The Changing Composition of the American Jury, Then & Now: Stories of Law and Progress (2013)
Instructing the Jury, The Oxford Handbook of Language and Law (2012)
Judging Reality Television Judges, Law and Justice on the Small Screen (2012)