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
"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.
"Trump Appointed Hundreds of Judges. Fear of Their Rulings May Be Holding Back Biden on Executive Orders," coverage in Time, August 15, 2022, featuring Professor Lawrence O. Gostin and Professor David A. Super.
"The implications of the latest sky-high inflation data," coverage in The Week, July 20, 2022, featuring Professor David A. Super.
"US response must match the stakes in Ukraine," an opinion piece by Professor David A. Super, in The Hill, April 4, 2022.