Published Articles

As a journalist and newspaper reporter from 1989 through 1997, Zachary Margulis-Ohnuma published extensively in a wide variety of newspapers and magazines. He is the co-author with Carol Palecki of The Berkeley Hackers, published in 1992 by the Village Center in Japanese. Since 1997, he has written several scholarly legal articles. Links to articles of interest are listed below.

Legal Writing

Zachary Margulis-Ohnuma, Book Review, Law Lit: From Atticus Finch to the Practice, The Champion, September/October 2009 (National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers).

Frederick P. Hafetz & Zachary Margulis-Ohnuma, The Entrapment Defense, Business Crimes Reporter, September 2002.

Zachary Margulis-Ohnuma, Saying What the Law Is: Judicial Review of Criminal Aliens' Claims Under the Convention Against Torture, 33 N.Y.U. Journal of International Law and Policy 861 (2001).

Zachary Margulis-Ohnuma,The Unavoidable Correlative: Extraterritorial Power and the United States Constitution, 32 N.Y.U. J. Int'l L. & Pol. 147 (1999).


Zachary Margulis, Just Who is the Victim Here, Gauntlet No. 12, 1996 (account of successful habeas corpus appeal by Nathaniel Grady, an African-American minister wrongly accused of mass child abuse at a Bronx daycare center).

Zachary Margulis, Canada's Thought Police, Wired 3.03 (1995).

Zachary Margulis, The Code Cult of the CPU Guru, Wired 2.01 (January 1994).

Other Items of Interest

Sample cross-examination by attorney Zachary Margulis-Ohnuma in an actual sex crimes trial in New York City.

DVDs and Tapes of the New York City Bar Association Panel on Federal Sentencing in the Age of Booker, chaired by Zachary Margulis-Ohnuma.