Amber Marks

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Amber Marks is a British barrister and author.,[1] born at St Teresa's Hospital, Wimbledon in October 1977. After working as a lawyer in private practice and in the UK government legal service, she took up research on the increasing use of sniffer dogs and other olfactory surveillance methods.[2] She has written an account of her research for the popular market, Headspace (published 2008); in connection with this publication, articles by or about her were published by some of the major English newspapers.[3] She also works on forensic science and criminal justice technologies. She is a trustee of Release.[4]

Marks currently teaches at the London School of Economics, Queen Mary, University of London and King's College London.[2]

Marks' father was former teacher, convicted drug smuggler, and author Howard Marks and her mother is author Judy Marks.



  1. ^ Profile in Elle Magazine, November 2008
  2. ^ a b Amber Marks. Queen Mary, University of London.
  3. ^ See for example "Amber Marks: a law unto herself". The Telegraph.
  4. ^ Trustees. Release.

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