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Professor Lanier concentrated in American politics with an emphasis on judicial politics for
his Ph.D. in 1997 from the University of North Texas. He received his J.D. from DePaul
University College of Law in 1990.
Professor Lanier's many publications include the 2003 book, Of Time and Judicial Behavior:
Time Series Analyses of United States Supreme Court Agenda-setting and Decision-making,
1888-1997, as well as a 2006 book, The State of Judicial Selection, which Professor Lanier
co-authored with M.S. Hurwitz.
Professor Lanier has given over 150 interviews to local, regional, national and international
media outlets. He has practiced law as a solo practitioner and as a civil litigator for Hughes,
Watters & Askanase, L.L.P., Houston, Texas.
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