David B. Perkins
J.D. University of Texas School of Law (1972)
B.B.A. Accounting, Lamar University (1968)
Areas of Expertise:
Criminal court structures
Substantive criminal law
Practices, procedures and administration within limited jurisdiction criminal courts
A member of the criminal justice faculty since 1988 teaching a range of courses within the school. Primary teaching emphasis has been in law related topics. Research emphasis has been in constitutional issues relative to lower courts and the law enforcement function, as well as civil liability of criminal justice officials.