Margo Kaplan teaches courses on health law and policy and criminal law. Her research explores legal limitations on intimate decisions, particularly the use of criminal law in areas of health and sexuality. She holds a joint appointment with the School of Law and the Department of Public Policy and Administration.
Prior to joining the Rutgers faculty, Margo was a Visiting Assistant Professor at Brooklyn Law School. Before that, Margo served as Director of Planning and Research for the Center for HIV Law and Policy, as well as a Staff Attorney Fellow for the American Civil Liberties Union. She clerked for Judge Julio Fuentes of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit and Judge John G. Koeltl of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Margo graduated cum laude from New York University School of Law and also received a Master in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.