David A. Super’s research focuses on Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Legislation (including the federal budget), Local Government Law, and Public Welfare Law. He teaches these subjects as well as Civil Procedure, Contracts, Evidence, Property, and Torts. In addition to Georgetown, he has also taught law at Columbia, Harvard, Howard, Maryland, Penn, Washington & Lee, and Yale. Prior to entering the legal academy, he served for several years as the general counsel for the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and worked for the National Health Law Program and Community Legal Services in Philadelphia. He also was a recipient of the Frank F. Flegal Excellence in Teaching Award in 2018.
Book Chapters & Collected Works
"What is the debt ceiling, and what happens if the U.S. hits it?," coverage in The Washington Post, January 20, 2023, featuring Professor David Super.
"2 years on, Trump in ‘serious legal jeopardy’ over his role in Jan. 6 attack: Legal expert," coverage in Anadolu Agency, January 6, 2023, featuring Professor David Super.
"The Next Debt Ceiling Crisis Will Be the Democrats’ Fault," coverage in The New Republic, October 19, 2022, featuring Professor David Super.
"Republicans want to rewrite the Constitution to limit federal power but a former senator says a 'runaway' convention could spell danger for health care, education, and the environment," coverage in Business Insider, September 4, 2022, featuring Professor David Super.