Professor Markel's scholarship develops a new theory of retributive justice for liberal democracies, and applies that theory in particular to topics such as the proper scope of mercy, the death penalty, punitive damages, shaming punishments, and transitional justice in states recovering from mass atrocities.
His work has been published in leading law reviews, and he also has written for or appeared as a commentator in a wide variety of national and international mass media. Raised in Toronto, he studied politics and philosophy as an undergraduate at Harvard. He then did graduate work in political philosophy at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the University of Cambridge, before returning to Harvard for his law degree, where he was an Olin Fellow and on law review. Upon graduation from law school, Professor Markel was a research fellow at the Berkman Center at Harvard Law School, a clerk for Judge Michael Daly Hawkins on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, and an associate at Kellogg, Huber, Hansen, Todd, Evans & Figel in Washington, D.C., where he practiced white-collar criminal defense and civil litigation in trial and appellate courts. He teaches primarily in the area of criminal law.
- J.D., Harvard Law School, 2001
- M.Phil., University of Cambridge, 1997
- A.B., Harvard College, 1995
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On January 6, 2012, at the 14th Annual Faculty Conference in Washington, DC, the Federalist...