Public Defender Marshall Dayan '86 in The Jewish Chronicle
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Posted by: Max Rodriguez
Marshall Dayan '86, Assistant Federal Public Defender for Pittsburgh and President of the Pittsburgh Area Jewish Committee, was quoted in The Jewish Chronicle advocating peace in Israel.
"I’m desperately concerned, if we do not make peace, there will be no Israel in 60 years,” Dayan said.
Read more in The Jewish Chronicle, "Doyle touts two-state solution at Pittsburgh J Street program"
Marshall Dayan was born in Miami, Florida, but raised in Macon, Georgia.
He was awarded a B.A. degree from the University of Georgia, and
received his J.D. in 1986 from Antioch School of Law.
Dayan has been actively involved in the anti-death penalty movement since 1981. 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 in August, 2001, became an Assistant Professor of Law at North Carolina Central University School of Law, teaching Constitutional Law, Trial Advocacy, Appellate Advocacy, and a death penalty seminar. 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, where he serves as an Assistant Federal Public Defender.
Read more about Marshall Dayan in JSPAN.