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Steven P. GrossmanDean Julius Isaacson Professor of Law
John and Frances Angelos Law Center, Room 1119

Administrative Assistant: Shavaun O'Brien
John and Frances Angelos Law Center, Room 1112


LL.M., New York University, 1977
J.D., Brooklyn Law School, 1973
B.A., City College of New York, 1969

Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Expertise

Criminal Justice
Criminal Procedure
Sentencing and Plea Bargaining
Trial Advocacy

Grossman joined the law faculty in 1979 from Syracuse University, where he was a lecturer and clinic attorney. Previously, he served as an assistant district attorney in New York City.

Grossman has written on such topics as eyewitness identification, sentencing and the use of hearsay evidence. He is a member of the New York bar, the board of governors of the Judicial Institute of Maryland and the board of directors of the Maryland Institute for Continuing Professional Education of Lawyers (MICPEL).

Selected Publications

Books and Book Chapters

Becoming a Trial Lawyer (with Michele Gilman and Frederic I. Lederer) (Carolina Academic Press, April 2008).

Trying The Case, published by MICPEL (1999).

Maryland Rules of Evidence With Objections (with Stephen Shapiro), published by NITA, 1995.

Articles and Essays

Using the DNA Testing of Arrestees to Reevaluate Fourth Amendment Doctrine, 49 Valparaiso U. L. Rev. (2014) (forthcoming).

Separate but Equal: Miranda's Rights to Silence and Counsel, 96 Marq. L. Rev. 151 (2012).

Hot Crimes: A Study in Excess, 45 Creighton L. Rev. 33 (2011).

An Honest Approach to Plea Bargaining, 29 Am. J. Trial Adv. 103 (2005).

Judicial Modification of Sentences in Maryland, 33 U. Balt. L. Rev. 1 (2003) (with Stephen Shapiro).

Proportionality in Non-Capital Cases: The Supreme Court's Tortured Approach to Cruel and Unusual Punishment, 84 Ky. L.J. 107 (1995).

The Admission of Government Fact Findings: Limiting the Dangers of Unreliable Hearsay, 38 U. Kan. L. Rev. 767 (1990).

The Doctrine of Inevitable Discovery: A Plea for Reasonable Limitations, 92 Dick. L. Rev. 313 (1988).

Articles on Social Science Research Network