Marc D. Brown
Marc Brown is an attorney, employed by the Oregon Office of Public Defense Services as an appellate public defender. He has taught in the public affairs department at Washington State University, Vancouver, and most recently as a visiting professor at South China University of Technology College of Law in Guangzhou, Guangdong, China (as a Fulbright) and Shivaji University Law School in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India. He has written for numerous publications including the Oregon Historical Quarterly, the Oregon State Bar Bulletin, and the Oregon Defense Attorney.
Irvin Goodman (1896–1958)
Before there was Gideon v. Wainwright or an Oregon public defender, there was Irvin Goodman. From the late 1920s until his death in 1958, Goodman represented communists, union leaders, a Soviet naval officer charged with espionage, immigrants facing deportation, Black defendants facing the death penalty, and many others who encountered …