Rich is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania Law School and holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. He has been a practicing criminal defense attorney in Philadelphia for many years. He has a great deal of experience trying sex and gender-related cases, both in state and federal court. In addition, he is a professor of Gender at Temple University and has taught a variety of sociology courses that have focused on how race, poverty, gender identity and sexual orientation affect an individual’s ability to be treated fairly in our system of justice. He has published several articles on this topic, most recently an article entitled Gendered Justice.