Joseph Margulies is an American attorney with the MacArthur Justice Center and a Visiting Professor of Law and Government at the Cornell University Law School in Ithaca.
He got his BA with distinction at Cornell University and JD cum laude at Northwestern University.
Joseph Margulies was lead counsel in Rasul v. Bush, the case in which the Supreme Court of the United States established prisoners at Guantanamo Bay detention camp are entitled to judicial review and the U.S. court system has the authority to decide whether non-U.S. citizens held in Guantanamo Bay were wrongfully imprisoned.
Margulies is the author of the book Guantánamo and the Abuse of Presidential Power and of What Changed When Everything Changed: 9/11 and the Making of National Identity 
- ^ Faculty profile of Joseph Margulies
- ^ Short bio at huffingtonpost.com Archived 31 December 2010 at WebCite
- ^ Guantánamo and the Abuse of Presidential Power (Simon and Schuster 2006) ISBN 978-0-7432-8685-5
- ^ What Changed When Everything Changed: 9/11 and the Making of National Identity (Yale University Press 2013) ISBN 978-0300176551