For detailed admission, curriculum, and policy information specific to the Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University, please see the Law School Catalog
- Located in Arlington just a few miles from downtown Washington D.C.
- Provides top-ranked programs in law, including the fourth best part-time JD program in the country.
- Established 1972 as the International School of Law in Washington, D.C.; merged with George Mason University in 1979 to become George Mason University School of Law
- In July 2016, the school was renamed the Antonin Scalia Law School.
- Occupies the 150,000 square-foot Hazel Hall, opened in 1999.
- Accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA)
- Member of the Association of American Law Schools (AALS)
- Host to research programs and centers:
Faculty and Curriculum
- Scalia Law faculty ranks 19th for scholarly impact in the 2018 study by Gregory Sisk, et al., Scholarly Impact of Law School Faculties in 2018: Updating the Leiter Score Ranking for the Top Third.
- Faculty/student ratio: 4:1
- Full-time faculty: 51; Part-time faculty: 230
- Innovative and demanding curriculum emphasizes the role of economic analysis in law (Economics for Lawyers is a required first-year course), as well as legal writing skills and substantive preparation for practice
- Specialty concentrations offered in: Antitrust Law, Cyber Law, National Security Law and Policy, Patent Law, Public Interest Law, Tax Law
- Multitude of focus areas to study: Administrative Law and Government, Business & Financial Regulation, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Procedure, Environmental & Energy Law, Family Law and Estate Planning, Immigration & Human Rights Law, Intellectual Property, International and Comparative Law, Labor & Employment Law, Law & Economics, Litigation & Alternative Dispute Resolution.