Nancy C. Marcus

Nancy Marcus

Assistant Professor of Law

Office: Law School, Room 336

Phone: 260.422.5561, ext. 3449


Curriculum Vitae

About Professor Marcus

Nancy Marcus holds several law degrees, including a J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law, and an LL.M. and S.J.D. from the University of Wisconsin Law School. She received her bachelor’s degree in political theory and constitutional democracy from the James Madison College at Michigan State University.

Marcus’ career includes a diverse range of academic and advocacy experiences. Prior to joining the faculty at the Indiana Tech Law School, she was a full-time attorney with a constitutional law firm in Cleveland, Ohio, while also serving as an adjunct professor at CWRU Law.  Marcus is a former judicial law clerk, having clerked for the Wisconsin Supreme Court and the Wisconsin Court of Appeals. She also spent five years in Washington, D.C., as a research attorney and policy analyst with organizations such as the Alliance for Justice, the American Association for Justice (formerly ATLA), and the National Abortion Federation, where she was director of state public policy. She also has worked as a legal aid lawyer in rural Ohio.

Throughout her career, Marcus has spoken at a number of conferences on a broad array of legal issues and authored legal articles on constitutional law and torts. Two of her articles have been cited by federal courts in their recognition of emerging doctrines and trends, Beyond Romer and Lawrence: The Right to Privacy Comes Out of the Closet, 15 Columbia J. Gender & L. 355 (2006), and The Freedom of Intimate Association in the Twenty First Century, 16 Geo. Mason U. Civ. Rts. L.J. 269 (2006).


  • S.J.D., University of Wisconsin Law School
  • LL.M., University of Wisconsin Law School
  • J.D., Case Western Reserve University School of Law
  • B.A., James Madison College at Michigan State University

Courses Taught

  • Administrative Law
  • Appellate Advocacy
  • Constitutional Law I
  • Constitutional Law II (First Amendment)
  • Sexuality, Gender and the Law

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