Elizabeth Slattery

Elizabeth Slattery

Legal Fellow and Appellate Advocacy Program Manager, Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, Institute for Constitutional Government

Areas of Expertise

  • Civil Rights
  • Courts
  • The Constitution

Elizabeth Slattery researches and writes on the rule of law, separation of powers, civil rights, and other constitutional issues.

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Elizabeth Slattery researches and writes on the rule of law, separation of powers, civil rights, and other constitutional issues as a legal fellow in The Heritage Foundation’s Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies. She analyzes cases before the Supreme Court, judicial nominations, and the proper role of the courts.

Slattery also 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.

Slattery’s work as an expert on constitutional issues includes testimony before the U.S. House of Representatives.

Her commentaries have appeared in The Washington Post,The Washington Times,The Washington Examiner, as well as outlets such as National Review Online, Fox News Channel, The Daily Caller, and U.S. News & World Report.

She is a regular contributor to The Daily Signal, Heritage’s multimedia news organization.

Slattery is a graduate of George Mason University’s Scalia School of Law and holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Xavier University.

Born Elizabeth Garvey in Omaha, Neb., she grew up in Louisville, Ky. She and her husband, Brian, currently reside in Silver Spring, Md.

Follow her on Twitter @EHSlattery