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
"We're talking past one another: A lesson Democrats must understand," an opinion piece by Professor David Super in The Hill, March 8, 2020.
"Impeachment trial of President Trump begins with Chief Justice Roberts playing crucial role," coverage by ABC 7 (Denver), January 21, 2020, quoting Professor David Super.
"How do you conduct an impeachment trial? Chief Justice John Roberts will have to figure that out," coverage in The San Diego Union-Tribune, January 16, 2020, quoting Professor David A. Super.
"Vulnerable GOP senators' resistance to impeachment witnesses highlights Democratic concerns," covetrage by NBC News, January 13, 2020, quoting Professor David Super.