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:
- Law and Economics Center
- Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property
- Global Antitrust Institute
- C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State
- National Security Institute
- Liberty & Law Center
- Center for the Middle East & International Law
- Corley Institute for Diversity & Inclusion Education
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: 1:11.8
- Full-time faculty: 44; Part-time faculty: 157
- 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, Communications Law, Corporate and Securities Law, Criminal Law, Immigration Law, Cyber Law Concentration, Financial Services Regulation Law, Immigration Law, Intellectual Property Law, International Business Law, Legal and Economic Theory, Litigation Law, National Security Law & Policy, Personal Law, Public Interest Litigation & Advocacy, Regulatory Law, Sports Law, and Tax Law.