Marc Bookman is the co-founder and current executive director of the Atlantic Center for Capital Representation and an internationally recognized expert in the field of capital litigation. From 1993 to 2010, he served in the Homicide Unit of the Defender Association of Philadelphia. He has taught at countless death penalty conferences and hands-on trainings across the nation, including those sponsored by the Defender Association, the National Legal Aid Association, the National Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers, the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, the Bureau of Justice Assistance, the National Institute of Trial Advocacy, and the annual BYOC trainings coordinated by ACCR. Marc is also an avid writer who has published essays in The Atlantic, Mother Jones, VICE, and Slate on various aspects of capital jurisprudence. He earned his BA from the University of Pennsylvania and his JD from the University of North Carolina.
The Death Penalty — Dying a Slow Death?
Martha Anne Toll talks with Marc Bookman about his new book, “A Descending Spiral: Exposing the Death Penalty in 12 Essays.”...