Mary T. Hall

Adjunct Professor of Political Science

Mary T. Hall


Prof. Mary Hall is a retired U.S. Navy JAG officer. While in the Navy, her duties included tours as a military judge, prosecutor, defense counsel, and senior staff legal advisor. She spent her last four years in the Navy as an appellate attorney, focusing primarily on capital litigation. After retiring from the Navy, Prof. Hall was a partner in a law firm and then a solo practitioner until 2012, when she closed her practice in order to teach. She is a member of the Bar of the United States Supreme Court. Prof. Hall has compiled two editions of a discrimination law casebook and has been published in the Naval War College Review, U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings, and the Army Lawyer. A graduate of the Naval War College Non-Resident Command and Staff program and U.S. Marine Corps Command and Staff College Non-Resident program, she is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Military History from Norwich University.

Areas of Research Specialization

  • Constitutional Law


  • B.A. in History at Columbus College (Columbus State University), 1976
  • in J.D. - Law at University of Georgia, 1978
  • in LL.M. at The Judge Advocate General's School of the Army, 1988
  • at Naval War College Non-Resident Command and Staff Program (with distinction), 1988
  • in M.M.H. at Norwich University, 2015