Publications

Maryland Criminal Jury Instructions and Commentary, 2014-2015 Edition(with CD-Rom; LexisNexis, 2015) by David E. Aaronson

This publication combines over 270 pattern jury instructions with exceptionally thorough and detailed commentary. An essential part of any Maryland prosecutor or defense attorney’s library and has been cited in recent cases by the US Supreme Court and Maryland Court of Appeals. It provides a clear explanation of Maryland criminal law and related aspects of evidence and criminal procedure. Updated to reflect the latest statutory and case law charges.

 

State v. Sanchez (2nd ed., NITA, 2015) by Elizabeth I. Boals

State v. Sanchez is the first NITA case file for trial of a criminal case under a modern

anti-gang statute. Users of the State v. Sanchez case file consider issues of racial bias, the defense of self-defense, lesser included offenses, testimony of medical expert, testimony of non-traditional gang behavior experts, impeachment by inconsistent statements in witness-sponsored website, and impeachment by criminal convictions. The textbook provides a step-by-step evaluation of potential trial strategies, evidentiary issues, and the admissibility of documents and physical evidence.   The State v. Sanchez case file was selected by NITA as the case file for NITA's 2007 Tournament of Champions Mock Trial Competition. For more information on this case, please visit State v. Sanchez Nita casefile

 

Addison v. Peyton (NITA, 2012) by Elizabeth Boals
Addison v. Peyton

Addison v. Peyton is the companion civil case to State v. Peyton. Users of the case file consider civil trial issues including per se negligence, medical expert testimony, character evidence, criminal conviction impeachment, bias impeachment, and prior recorded
testimony.

 

Evans v. Washingtonia State University (NITA, 2014) by Elizabeth Lippy


Evans v. Washingtonia State University

Evans v. Washingtonia State University is a civil lawsuit alleging that the university failed to provide a safe learning environment and did not prevent hostile cyberbullying that substantially interfered with Evans' education. This case refines the student's advocacy and examination skills through a full trial-which includes depositions and electronic evidence in the form of e-mails, text messages, a video clip, and online posts on interactive "microsites"-and focuses on storytelling as it relates to presenting factual information to judges and juries.

 

Expert Testimony, Third Edition (NITA, 2014) co-authored by Steven Lubet and Elizabeth I. Boals

An updated and expanded edition of the original book by Steven Lubet, director of the Bartlit Center on Trial Strategy at Northwestern University School of Law. This work analyzes the process of providing expert reports and testimony in litigation, including presentation of expert testimony in the digital age.

 

Maryland Criminal Jury Instructions and Commentary, Third Edition (2 vols. With CD-Rom; LexisNexis, 2009) with 2010 supplements by David E. Aaronson

A reference work, combining over 260 pattern criminal jury instructions with detailed commentary, that guides judges, prosecutors, and defense attorneys through the intricacies of Maryland criminal law and relevant federal constitutional issues. Includes comprehensive coverage of crimes, defenses, and evaluation of evidence.

Trial Advocacy Stories (Foundation Press, 2007) co-edited by Angela J. Davis and Michael E. Tigar

Trial Advocacy Stories detail how advocates construct trial stories with evidence.  Chapters include famous trials, such as the O.J. Simpson trial, the Vioxx liability trials, the Terry Nichols Oklahoma City bombing case, Leopold and Loeb, and Aaron Burr.  Professors Tigar and Davis also contributed chapters to this work.

Expert Testimony, Second Edition (NITA, 2009) co-authored by Steven Lubet and Elizabeth I. Boals

An updated and expanded edition of the original book by Steven Lubet, director of the Bartlit Center on Trial Strategy at Northwestern University School of Law.  This work analyzes the process of providing expert reports and testimony in litigation, including presentation of expert testimony in the digital age.

State v. Sanchez (NITA, 2008) by Elizabeth I. Boals

State v. Sanchez is the first NITA case file for trial of a criminal case under a modern anti-gang statute. Users of the State v. Sanchez case file consider issues of racial bias, the defense of self-defense, lesser included offenses, testimony of medical expert, testimony of non-traditional gang behavior experts, impeachment by inconsistent statements in witness-sponsored website, and impeachment by criminal convictions.

The State v. Sanchez case file was selected by NITA as the case file for NITA's 2007 Tournament of Champions Mock Trial Competition. For more information on this case, please visit State v. Sanchez Nita casefile.

 

State v. Peyton (NITA, 2009) by Elizabeth Boals

 


State v. Peyton
is a criminal case involving driving under the influence of alcohol and felonious hit and run.  Users of the case file consider criminal trial issues including medical expert testimony, character evidence, criminal conviction impeachment, bias impeachment, and prior recorded testimony.

 

Addison v. Peyton (NITA, 2011) by Elizabeth Boals

Addison v. Peyton

Addison v. Peyton is the companion civil case to State v. Peyton. Users of the case file consider civil trial issues including per se negligence, medical expert testimony, character evidence, criminal conviction impeachment, bias impeachment, and prior recorded testimony.

 

Articles Published By Adjunct Professor Mark Austrian

Austrian, "Electronic Discovery: Taxation of Costs and Offer of Judgment," For the Defense (June 2012).

Austrian and Krolewski, “Basic Steps In E-discovery Preparation: Creating The Team And Knowing When To Pull The Trigger,” Metropolitan Corporate Counsel ( January 2011).

Austrian and Krolewski, “Basic Steps In E-discovery Continued: Knowing Where “Stuff” Is And Planning To Retain It,” The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel (March 2011).

Austrian and Krolewski, “Basic Steps In E-discovery Continued: Legal Hold Policies Where Information Is Within The Company, In A Cloud Or On A Social Media Site,” Metropolitan Corporate Counsel (April 2011)

Austrian, “Managing Litigation in Patent Cases to Reduce Cost," IP Litigator (August 2009)

Austrian and Ryan, “Cloud Computing Meets E-Discovery” Cyberspace Lawyer (July 2009)

 

Articles Published by Adjunct Professor William P. Butterfield

 

Co-Author, Milberg & Hausfield, E-Discovery Today: The Fault Lies Not In Our Rules, 4 Fed.Cts. L. Rev. 2 (2011).

Contributor, Shira A. Scheindin et al., Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence: Cases and Materials (West 2009).

William P. Butterfield, Editor-in-Chief, The Case for Cooperation, 10 Sedona Conf. Journal, 339-362 (2009 Supp.).

Thomas Y. Allman, William P. Butterfield, et al., Preservation, Management, and Identification of Sources of Information that are Not Reasonably Accessible, 10 Sedona Conf. Journal 281-298 (2008).