GianCarlo Canaparo is a senior legal fellow in The Heritage Foundation’s Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies. Canaparo researches, writes, speaks, and testifies on regulatory policy, criminal justice policy, the federal courts, and constitutional law.
In addition to Heritage publications, Canaparo’s scholarship has appeared in numerous law reviews including the Harvard Journal of Law and Public Policy, the Notre Dame Law Review, the Administrative Law Review, and the Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy.
His analysis has appeared in Fox News, The National Review, The Washington Times, Law 360, FedSoc Blog, and other outlets.
In addition to his research, writing, speeches, and testimony, Canaparo co-hosts The Heritage Foundation’s SCOTUS 101 podcast, which follows and explains each week’s happenings at the Supreme Court and features interviews with prominent judges, advocates, and scholars.
Canaparo joined Heritage in 2019 after serving for two years as a law clerk to a federal district court judge. Before his clerkship, he spent three years as an associate at the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.
Canaparo holds a law degree from Georgetown University, where he was a published editor of the Georgetown Law Journal. He earned his bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of California at Davis.