UT Wordmark Primary UT Wordmark Formal Shield Texas UT News Camera Chevron Close Search Copy Link Download File Hamburger Menu Time Stamp Open in browser Load More Pull quote Cloudy and windy Cloudy Partly Cloudy Rain and snow Rain Showers Snow Sunny Thunderstorms Wind and Rain Windy Facebook Instagram LinkedIn Twitter email alert map calendar bullhorn

Information and resources related to COVID-19


UT News

Law prof. gets political science award

H.W.

Two color orange horizontal divider

H.W. Perry Jr., associate professor of law and government, was honored with the Wadsworth Publishing Award in Political Science for his 1991 book, “Deciding to Decide: Agenda Setting in the United States Supreme Court.” The award is given annually for a book or journal article, 10 years or older, that has made a lasting impression on the field of law and courts. A specialist in constitutional and public law, Perry is also co-author of “Civil Liberties and the Constitution” and various articles. He is working on a study of decision-making in the U.S. Department of Justice.