Jeffrey B Abramson


Jeffrey B Abramson
Professor, Department of Government, College of Liberal Arts
Professor, School of Law

Phone: +1 512 232 6224, +1 512 232 7267
Email: jabramson@austin.utexas.edu

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Abramson teaches in the areas of constitutional law, civil liberties, the jury and political theory. He is the author of "We, the Jury: The Jury System and the Ideal of Democracy" and numerous law review articles. In his book "Minerva's Owl: The Tradition of Western Political Thought" (2009) argues politics with the classic writers, such as Socrates and Plato. Professor Abramson clerked for Rose Bird, the late Chief Justice of the California Supreme Court, and served as an assistant district attorney in Massachusetts. He has recently completed an assignment as a court-appointed jury expert for the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Massachusetts. Professor Abramson also teaches courses in the Department of Government in political theory.

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Rachel Griess (primary)
512-471-2689
email

David Ochsner (primary)
512-475-9712
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