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HOWARD BALL

Professor Emeritus
Political Science
Arts & Sciences
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Email Address:Howard.Ball@uvm.edu
Public Relations:Lee Ann Cox (802)656-1107 leeann.cox@uvm.edu
Specialty:constitutional law, civil liberties, civil rights, American government, judicial process, U.S. Supreme Court
Biography:Ball specializes in constitutional law, civil liberties, civil rights, American government, judicial process and the U.S. Supreme Court. He has published almost two dozen books, including a biography of Thurgood Marshall titled, "A Defiant Life;" "Prosecuting War Crimes and Genocide;" "The Bakke Case;" and "The U.S. Supreme Court: From the Inside Out," He has authored more than dozen articles that have appeared in Western Political Quarterly, Polity, Public Administration Review, Harvard Civil Rights-Liberties Law Review and Howard Law Review. He is presently at work on a book about the U.S. Supreme Court in the private lives of Americans.