Contributed to the State Department’s eJournal’s “Anatomy of a Jury Trial,” with the chapter “A Witness’s Role.”
2008-Dec. 2010 – Beth O’Neil (producer) and Neil Tolkin (screenwriter)
Consultant on the film adaptation of Everybody Pays by producer Beth O’Neil with screenwriter Neil Tolkin attached. Project not yet in production. O’Neil’s option for the EP rights expired at the end of 2010. The film rights for Everybody Pays are currently available. Inquiries should be made to Maurice’s film agent, Steve Fisher, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
2007 – Kartemquin Films/FACETS studio
Consultant and contributor to the feature-length documentary film, At the Death House Doordirected by Steve James and Peter Gilbert and released in May 2008
2007 – Law Bulletin Publishing, Chicago
Consultant and editor for the book Your Witness: Lessons on Cross Examination and Life from Great Chicago Trial Lawyers
2006 – Towers Productions, Chicago / National Geographic Channel
Consultant on a documentary called Forensics Under Fire as part of the NG Channel’s Naked Science series
2004 – Big Mouth Productions/Katy Chevigny and Kirsten Johnson, directors
Consultant and contributor to the feature-length documentary film, Deadline, which chronicles the events leading up to former Illinois Gov. George Ryan’s decision to institute a moratorium on the Death Penalty in 2002.
2002 – Towers Productions, Chicago / American Justice on the A&E Channel
Consultant for a documentary/episode called “The Witness and the Hitman”
2000-2003 – Warner Bros/Ocean Pictures
Consulting producer on film adaptation of Everybody Pays for Ocean Pictures/Warner Bros. Director Harold Ramis owned the film rights for three years, but was unable to get the film green-lighted and into pre-production.