Elizabeth Ippolito Boals - Publications

Elizabeth Ippolito Boals

Director, Center for Excellence in Advocacy and Assistant Professor of Law

B.S., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
J.D., Antonin Scalia School of Law, George Mason University

Courses: Evidence, Criminal Law, and a variety of Advocacy courses

Remote Advocacy: A Guide to Survive and Thrive, Adapting the Attorney-Client Interview for Remote Lawyering, Chapter 4 (NITA 2020)

Myron Moskovitz, Elizabeth I. Boals & J. Amy Dillard, Cases and Problems in Criminal Procedure: The Police (7th ed. 2019). This constitutional criminal procedure casebook pushes students to consider complex constitutional questions in the context of an exercise that is posited at the beginning of each chapter. This approach helps foster an engaged learning environment in the classroom, and is designed to prepare students to succeed on the Bar exam and in practice.

Steven Lubet & Elizabeth I. Boals, Expert Testimony: A Guide for Expert Witnesses and the Lawyers Who Examine Them (2nd ed. 2009) (3rd ed. 2014) and (4th ed. 2019). This book explores the policies and procedures governing preparing and providing expert testimony.

Elizabeth I. Boals, State v. Peyton: Case File and Teaching Guide(NITA, 2010) and(NITA, 2nd ed. 2016). This criminal case file is a teaching text for trial advocacy courses using a multiple charge indictment in a DUI and Hit and Run context. The book provides a step-by-step evaluation of potential trial strategies, evidentiary issues and drills for instructors to use to emphasize basic and advanced trial skills.

Elizabeth I. Boals, Addison v. Peyton: Case File and Teaching Guide(NITA, 2012) and (NITA, 2nd ed. 2017). This civil case file is the companion case to State v. Peyton and is a teaching text for civil trial advocacy courses in the context of a suit for damages from an accident allegedly caused by negligent driving.

Elizabeth I. Boals & Shailee diwanji sharma, Stanton v. Armstrong: Case File and Teaching Guide (NITA, 2016). This civil case file is a teaching text for trial advocacy courses set in the context of a defamation and tortious interference with contract case. The book presents evidentiary issues regarding audio/video recordings, emails, business records, and character evidence.

Elizabeth I. Boals, State v. Sanchez: Case File and Teaching Guide (NITA, 2007) and (NITA, 2nd ed. 2015). This criminal case file is a teaching text for trial advocacy courses using a multiple defendant gang murder case. The book provides a step-by-step evaluation of trial strategies, evidentiary issues, impeachment of fact and expert witnesses, and the admissibility of documents and physical evidence.

Reflections: The Honorable Irma S. Raker – Judge, Teacher and Role Model, 57 Am. U. L. Rev. 1563 (2008) (with David E. Aaronson & Anthony C. Morella)