Mary McCord serves as Legal Director at the Institute for Constitutional Advocacy and Protection (ICAP) and Visiting Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center.
McCord was the Acting Assistant Attorney General for National Security at the U.S. Department of Justice from 2016 to 2017 and Principal Deputy Assistant Attorney General for the National Security Division from 2014 to 2016.
Previously, McCord was an Assistant U.S. Attorney for nearly 20 years at the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. Among other positions, she served as a Deputy Chief in the Appellate Division, overseeing and arguing hundreds of cases in the U.S. and District of Columbia Courts of Appeals, and Chief of the Criminal Division, where she oversaw all criminal prosecutions in federal district court.
McCord graduated from Georgetown University Law School and served as a law clerk for Judge Thomas Hogan of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
U.S. Supreme Court Briefs
"A Day-By-Day Guide to What Could Happen If This Election Goes Bad," coverage in Politico, October 23, 2020, featuring Visiting Professor Mary McCord.
"Know your rights: Georgetown U. group details laws against voter intimidation," coverage on WTOP News, October 23, 2020, featuring Visiting Professor Mary McCord.
"What Is a Militia? And Why Is the Word So Controversial These Days?," coverage in The New York Times, October 21, 2020, featuring Visiting Professor Mary McCord.
"Can people bring guns to voting places? You might be surprised," coverage by The Los Angeles Times, October 20, 2020, featuring Visiting Professor Mary McCord.