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Prof. Marshall Dayan

Board Co-Chair


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Background Information

Employment History


North Carolina Central University

State Strategies Coordinator




Incoming President of the Board

Pittsburgh Area Jewish Committee

Assistant Professor In the Graduate Center of Social and Public Policy

Duquesne University

State Strategies Coordinator for the National ACLU's Capital Punishment Project

Appellate Defender




Board Member

Board Member

Advisor To Death Penalty Policy Center

Member of the Board of Trustees
Adat Shalom Synagogue

Board Member
American Civil Liberties Union

Temple Beth Or

Member of the Abolitionist Action Committee
Citizens United for Alternatives

U.S. Army Reserves


Antioch School of Law

University of Georgia


University of Georgia


Antioch School of Law


University of Toronto

law degree

Antioch School of Law

undergraduate degree

University of Georgia

Web References (153 Total References)

Board of Directors | [cached]

Marshall Dayan has been actively involved in the anti-death penalty movement since 1981. His first client after obtaining a law license in the District of Columbia was a Virginia death row inmate, and he has represented indigent persons accused or convicted of capital offenses at all stages of litigation and advocacy, from trial through the clemency process. He was staff attorney with the North Carolina Resource Center for seven years, an assistant appellate defender for the State of North Carolina for three years, and was in private practice from January, 1988 through July, 2001. In August, 2001, Dayan became an Assistant Professor of Law at North Carolina Central University School of Law. In June, 2006, Dayan became State Strategies Coordinator of the national ACLU's Capital Punishment Project, which relocated from Washington, D.C. to Durham, N.C. After almost a year with the ACLU-CPP, Dayan joined the Capital Habeas Unit of the Federal Defender's Office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Dayan has published law review articles on the death penalty in various journals, and has also written several pieces on capital litigation for The Champion, the magazine of the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He has also served as Chair of the Board of the National Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty, and served as Vice-Chair on the Commission on Social Action for Reform Judaism.

PADP – Pennsylvanians for Alternatives to the Death Penalty | Working to end capital punishment in Pennsylvania [cached]

PADP Board Co-Chair Marshall Dayan and California death row exoneree Shujaa Graham

PADP Board Co-Chair Marshall Dayan and California death row exoneree Shujaa Graham

Passover Edition | Jewish Social Policy Action Network [cached]

Marshall Dayan

JSPAN Goes on Record | Jewish Social Policy Action Network [cached]

Marshall Dayan

Why Labor Issues Are Jewish Issues | Jewish Social Policy Action Network [cached]

Marshall Dayan

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