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

Jury Instructions Written for Jurors: A Perennial Challenge, Speaking of Language and Law: Conversations on the Work of Peter Tiersma (2015)
Justice Stevens and His Clerks, Of Courtiers and Kings: More Stories of Supreme Court Law Clerks and Their Justices (2015)
Jurors and Juries, The Handbook of Law and Society (2014)


The Changing Composition of the American Jury, Then & Now: Stories of Law and Progress (2013)