Fellows & Grantees

Marjory Fields

Abe Fellowship 2002
Project Title
Combating Domestic Violence in Japan and the U.S.A.: A Comparative Analysis
Institutional Affiliation (at time of award)
Judge and Acting Justice, Supreme Court of the State of New York


Justice Marjory D. Fields, (New York State Judge, retired) has dedicated her legal career since 1971 to reforming laws, police policies and practices, prosecution and defense services, and courts in the USA and other countries to provide safety and justice for women and children who are victims of violence in their homes and in public.  She served for 16 years in the New York State Supreme and Family Courts.   Justice Fields is a consultant to domestic and foreign governments, businesses, women’s organizations, and human rights NGO’s on protecting women and children from violence at home, in the work place, in schools, and in public places.  She is a practicing attorney in New York, in the fields of matrimonial and family law, specializing in pre and post nuptial agreements and appeals.