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H. W. Perry Jr

  • Associate Professor of Government; Associate Professor of Law

Education

  • PhD University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • MA University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
  • BA Southern Methodist University

A specialist in constitutional and public law, Professor Perry is best-known for his award-winning book Deciding to Decide: Agenda Setting in the United States Supreme Court (Harvard, 1991). He is also co-author of Civil Liberties and the Constitution (8th ed., forthcoming) and is currently working on a study of decision-making in the U.S. Department of Justice. He came to Texas in 1994 after teaching for eight years at Harvard.

Recent Publications

  • Constitutional Faith, Constitutional Redemtion, and Political Science: Can Faith and Political Science Coexist? [Symposium: Constitutional Redemption & Costitutional Faith], 71 Maryland Law Review 1098 (2012).
  • Access to Justice: Procedure, Polity, and Politics, 22 Bond Law Review 191 (2010).
  • Civil Liberties and the Constitution: Cases and Commentaries (New York: Longman, 9th ed. 2010) (with Lucius Barker, Michael Combs, Kevin Lyles & Twiley Barker).

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H. W. Perry Jr

hwperry@mail.utexas.edu

Work (512) 232-1852

Fax (512) 471-1061

Office: JON 6.262
The University of Texas at Austin
727 E Dean Keeton Street
Austin, TX 78705

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Mary B. Hendryx mhendryx@law.utexas.edu
(512) 232-4860

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