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Carrie Severino

Chief Counsel and Policy Director, Judicial Crisis Network

Carrie Severino is chief counsel and policy director to the Judicial Crisis Network. In that capacity she has briefed Senators and Congressmen on judicial nominations, appeared on MSNBC, FOX, and C-SPAN, and regularly speaks and writes on judicial issues, particularly the Kagan nomination, the federal nomination process, and state judicial selection.  Until March 2010, she was an Olin/Searle Fellow and a Dean's Visiting Scholar at Georgetown University Law Center. She was previously a law clerk to U.S. Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and to Judge David B. Sentelle of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. She is a graduate of Harvard Law School, cum laude, of Duke University, and holds a Master's degree in Linguistics from Michigan State University.

Education
  • J.D., Harvard Law School
  • M.A., Michigan State University
  • B.A., Duke University

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Publications and Multimedia
Supreme Court October Term 2014 Preview - Podcast
Practice Groups Courthouse Steps Podcast
October 07, 2014
Another Obamacare Case
Short video with Carrie Severino discussing King v. Burwell
October 06, 2014
Supreme Court Preview: What Is in Store for October Term 2014? - Event Audio/Video
Co-Sponsored by the Faculty Division and the Practice Groups
September 24, 2014
Changing the Rules: The Senate Filibuster - Podcast
Federalism & Separation of Powers Practice Group Podcast
December 19, 2013
The Court Decides: The Prop 8 and DOMA Cases - Podcast
Federalism & Separation of Powers Practice Group and Religious Liberties Practice Group Podcast
August 02, 2013
Hollingsworth v. Perry and United States v. Windsor - Post-Decision SCOTUScast
SCOTUScast 7-8-13 featuring Carrie Severino and Jonathan Adler
July 08, 2013
DOMA in the Supreme Court - Podcast
Religious Liberties Practice Group and Federalism & Separation of Powers Practice Group Podcast
March 27, 2013
Proposition 8 in the Supreme Court - Podcast
Religious Liberties Practice Group Podcast
March 26, 2013
Supreme Court Preview: What Is in Store for October Term 2012? - Event Audio/Video
Co-sponsored by the Practice Groups, the Washington DC Lawyers Chapter, and the Faculty Division
September 27, 2012
Judicial Selection in North Carolina - Event Audio/Video
Triangle Lawyers Chapter
February 16, 2012
The Kagan Nomination
Online Debate
May 11, 2010