John L. Costello

Professor Emeritus of Law

AB, Dickinson College; JD, Dickinson School of Law; MA, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy; L.L.M., the University of Virginia

Professional Information

  • Subjects Taught: Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure, Virginia Practice, Virginia Remedies
  • Curriculum Vitae: CV in PDF format

Contact Information

  • Email: Send an email
  • Phone: 703-993-8032
  • Office: Room 307, Hazel Hall, Arlington
  • Address:
    Antonin Scalia Law School
    George Mason University
    3301 Fairfax Dr.
    Arlington, VA 22201

Biographical Sketch

When Professor Emeritus of Law JOHN L. COSTELLO came to Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University, he brought with him 20 years of experience with the Army's Judge Advocate General's Corps. As George Mason's specialist in Virginia practice, Professor Costello has written Virginia Criminal Law and Procedure, Virginia Remedies, Outline of Virginia Practice, and Cases and Materials for Virginia Remedies.

He earned his AB from Dickinson College (1952), his JD from Dickinson School of Law of Pennsylvania State University (1955), his MA from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy (1964), and his LLM from the University of Virginia (1975).