Carrie Campbell Severino

Chief Counsel and Policy Director, Judicial Crisis Network

Carrie Campbell Severino is the chief counsel and policy director of the Judicial Crisis Network. and co-author with Mollie Hemingway of the bestselling book Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Court. As an expert on the confirmation process, Mrs. Severino has been extensively quoted in the media and regularly appears on television, including MSNBC, FOX, CNN, C-SPAN and ABC’s This Week. During the Kavanaugh confirmation alone she logged 104 TV appearances, in addition to doing extensive radio and print media.

Severino writes and speaks on a wide range of judicial issues, including the constitutional limits on government, the federal nomination process, and state judicial selection. She has testified before Congress on constitutional questions and briefed Senators on judicial nominations, and regularly files briefs in high-profile Supreme Court cases. She was a law clerk to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and to Judge David B. Sentelle of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, and is a graduate of Harvard Law School (J.D.), Duke University (B.A., Biology), and Michigan State University (M.A., Linguistics).

Click to play: Supreme Court Preview: What Is in Store for October Term 2021?

Supreme Court Preview: What Is in Store for October Term 2021?

Co-Sponsored by the Faculty Division and Practice Groups

  On September 22, 2021, the Federalist Society's Faculty Division and Practice Groups hosted a panel at the Mayflower...

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Court-Packing, Term Limits, and More: The Debate Over Reforming the Judiciary

Federalism and Separation of Powers Practice Group Teleforum

On December 16, 2020, The Federalist Society's Federalism and Separation of Powers Practice Group hosted...