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David Jerome McCarthy,, American former law educator. Bar: Connecticut 1960, District of Columbia 1962. Recipient Professional Achievement award Fairfield University Alumni, 1965, 83. Chairman board directors Jesuit International Volumes, 1986-1989. Member American Law Institute.


McCarthy,, David Jerome was born on July 19, 1935 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of David Jerome and Flora Emily (Edmondo) McCarthy.


AB cum laude, Fairfield University, Connecticut, 1957. Bachelor of Laws, Georgetown University, 1960. Master of Laws, Georgetown University, 1962.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), Georgetown University, 1983.


Law clerk, United States Court Appeals District of Columbia Circuit, 1960-1961;law clerk to, Judge John A. Danaher, 1961-1962;attorney, Appellate section civil division unites states department Justice, Washington, 1962-1963;director, District of Columbia Bail Project, 1963-1965; Adjunct Professor law, Georgetown University, 1964-1965;associate professor, Georgetown University, 1965-1968;professor, Georgetown University, Washington, 1968-1996;Carmack Waterhouse Professor State & Local Government Law, Georgetown University, Washington, 1996-1998;professor emeritus, Georgetown University, Washington, since 1998;assistant dean, Georgetown University, 1965-1968;associate dean, Georgetown University, 1968-1970;dean, Georgetown University, 1975-1983;executive vice president Law Center Affairs, Georgetown University, 1975-1983;member of advisory board Health Policy Institute, Georgetown University, 1982-1988. Chairman of the executive committee District of Columbia Pretrial Services Agency, 1966-1987. Member Executive Committee Association American Law Schools, 1981-1983, chairman accreditation committee, 1984-1986, chairman accreditation regulations review committee, 1986-1990.

Member National Chamber Foundation Task Force on Products Liability, 1978-1981. Chairman National Commision on Taxes and the Internal Revenue Service, 1979-1981. Member Joint Committee on Clinical Legal Education Guidelines, American Bar Association-American Association Law Schools, 1977-1980, Governor's Common for Modernization Maryland Executive Branch, 1966-1967.

Counsel Maryland. Governor's Fiscal Review Committee, 1984-1986. Member of advisory board National Institute for Citizen Education in Law,1976-1986.


  • Bar: Connecticut 1960, District of Columbia 1962.



Chairman board directors Jesuit International Volumes, 1986-1989. Member American Law Institute.


Married Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, August 13, 1960. Children: Emilie Anne, Mary Theresa, Carolyn Elizabeth, Katherine Margaret.

David Jerome McCarthy,

Flora Emily (Edmondo) McCarthy,

Mary Elizabeth McGlynn

Emilie Anne McCarthy,

Mary Theresa McCarthy,

Carolyn Elizabeth McCarthy,

Katherine Margaret McCarthy,