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Elizabeth Slattery

Elizabeth Slattery is a legal fellow in the Heritage Foundation’s Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies. She researches a variety of issues such as the rule of law, the First Amendment, civil rights and equal protection, and the scope of constitutional provisions including the Commerce Clause and Recess Appointments Clause.

Slattery also studies and writes about cases before the Supreme Court, judicial nominations, and the proper role of the courts. She manages the Meese Center’s appellate advocacy programs, including moot court sessions to prepare litigators for oral argument in important cases pending before the Supreme Court.

In addition to authoring research papers, Slattery’s analysis and commentary have appeared in The Washington Times and The Washington Examiner, as well as outlets including National Review Online, The Daily Signal, The Daily Caller and U.S. News & World Report. Follow her on Twitter @EHSlattery.  

Born Elizabeth Garvey in Omaha, Nebraska, she grew up in Louisville, Kentucky. She is a graduate of the George Mason University School of Law and holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Xavier University. She and her husband, Brian, reside in Arlington, Virginia.


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