Maine Rules of Unified Criminal Procedure with Advisory Notes & Comments
We are pleased to announce the publication of a fully updated essential book for your legal library. Justice Donald Alexander, Associate Justice of the Maine Supreme Judicial Court, has edited and organized the Comments of this publication. This resource book will enhance the understanding of the Maine Rules of Unified Criminal Procedure.
► Fully updated Unified Criminal Procedure Rules reviewed as of May 2017 with amendments effective through April 2017.
► The Advisory Notes date back to the original adoption of each Rule tracking the history from the original Maine Rules of Criminal Procedure.
► The Comments provide guidance in interpretation and application of each referenced Rule.
► The Index of the Maine Rules of Unified Criminal Procedure has been updated and is quite extensive.
Published May 2017. ISBN: 9780998979809
About the editor: Donald G. Alexander, Associate Justice, Maine Supreme Judicial Court
Donald G. Alexander was appointed to the Maine Supreme Judicial Court in 1998. He previously served on the Maine Superior Court and the Maine District Court. He was a Deputy Attorney General for the State of Maine 1976-1978 and an Assistant Attorney General 1974-1975. He joined the Attorney General’s Office after serving in Washington, D.C. as an assistant to Maine Senator Edmund S. Muskie and as Legislative Counsel for the National League of Cities.
Justice Alexander is a graduate of Bowdoin College and the University of Chicago Law School. He is the author of The Maine Jury Instruction Manual (2017 ed.); and Maine Appellate Practice (4th. ed. 2013), the principal editor for The Maine Rules of Unified Criminal Procedure with Advisory Notes and Comments (2017 ed.); a contributing editor to Uniform Maine Citations (2016 ed.), and a principal editor for the Maine State Bar Association publication Maine Rules of Civil Procedure with Advisory Committee Notes and Practice Commentary (2008). He was an adjunct faculty member at the University of Maine School of Law (2007-2014) and was on the faculty of the Harvard Law School Trial Advocacy Workshop from 1980 through 2009. He is the Court’s liaison to the Advisory Committee on the Maine Rules of Appellate Procedure, the Advisory Committee on the Maine Rules of Evidence, the Maine State Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Committee, and the Cleaves Law Library.