Marcus Gadson

Assistant Professor
Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law
Office Location:
Raleigh Campus
Room 429
Mailing Address:
225 Hillsborough St.
Raleigh, NC 27603


Marcus Gadson joined the Campbell Law School faculty on July 1, 2019. He teaches Civil Procedure.

Before coming to Campbell Law, Gadson worked as an associate at Steptoe and Johnson in Washington, D.C., where he successfully represented clients at both the trial and appellate levels. He also has previous experience as a law clerk for Judge Bernice B. Donald of the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit in Memphis, Tennessee.

Gadson’s scholarship focuses on state constitutions. His publications include “Constitutionalizing Rehabilitation Did Not Work: Lessons from Indiana And Oregon And A Way Forward,” 55 Willamette L. Rev. 269 (2018), “State Constitutional Provisions Allowing Juries to Interpret the Law Are Not As Crazy As They Sound,” __St. John’s L. Rev.__ (forthcoming), “Reevaluating the Importance of Civics Education,” 9 Dartmouth L.J., 45 (2013), and “Rethinking Solitary Confinement,” 31 American Bar Association Section of Criminal Justice 2, 1: 33 (2016).

Gadson earned his bachelor’s degree from Dartmouth College in 2010 and his J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2015.

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