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Carrie Severino

Carrie Severino

Chief Counsel & Policy Director, Judicial Crisis Network

Carrie Severino is chief counsel and policy director of the Judicial Crisis Network. In that capacity she has testified before Congress on assorted constitutional issues and briefed senators on judicial nominations. She has written and spoken on a wide range of judicial issues, particularly the constitutional limits on government, the federal nomination process, and state judicial selection. Severino regularly files briefs in U.S. Supreme Court cases, including Hobby Lobby v. Burwell, McCullen v. Coakley, and Schuette v. BAMN. She has also filed briefs in the Halbig and King cases challenging the Obama Administration'€™s implementation of Obamacare. Until 2010, Severino 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.

More About Carrie Severino

Severino provides her perspective on the Supreme Court’s decision to take up President Obama’s executive action on immigration.
Friday, January 1, 2016
This President has been brazen about his willingness to take action that is normally reserved to Congress.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Only Congress can rewrite the immigration laws. The Obama administration has a long history of trying to get its way undemocratically, and this case is no different.
Tuesday, January 19, 2016
This court has repeatedly been called upon to push back against the incredible overreach by the Obama administration.
Monday, January 25, 2016
A panel about King v. Burwell sponsored by the Federalist Society.
Thursday, February 26, 2015
The recess appointments clause was never intended to give the President the ability to make appointments while the Senate was on a lunch break. By striking down these appointments, the Supreme Court delivered a much-needed bench-slap to the Obama Administration’s contempt for the Constitution.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Severino discusses her work on the Supreme Court challenge to Obamacare.
Wednesday, March 21, 2012