Christine Chabot

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Christine Chabot

Associate Professor of Law
Areas of Law Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Legal History


Professor Chabot’s constitutional and administrative law scholarship focuses on agency and judicial independence, separation of powers, and the history of the administrative state. Her work has been or is about to be published in leading journals including the Virginia Law Review, the Fordham Law Review, the Notre Dame Law Review, the Georgia Law Review, the Connecticut Law Review, the Hastings Law Journal, the Utah Law Review, and the Administrative Law Review. Her research has been cited by the United States Supreme Court and featured in media such as The New York TimesBloomberg Law, CNN, the ABA Journal, The Atlantic, and The Economist. 

Before coming to Marquette, Professor Chabot was a Distinguished Professor in Residence at Loyola University Chicago School of Law and served as Associate Director for Regulation at Loyola’s Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies. She has extensive experience teaching in the areas of administrative law and regulation, antitrust, and sales. Professor Chabot also clerked for U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Jane R. Roth and practiced at national law firms. She is a magna cum laude graduate of the Notre Dame Law School and holds a B.A. from Northwestern University.


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Recent and forthcoming publications:

The Founders’ Purse, 110 Virginia L. Rev. (forthcoming 2024) [SSRN]

The President’s Approval Power, 92 Fordham L. Rev. 373 (2023) [SSRN]

Interring the Unitary Executive, 98 Notre Dame L. Rev. 129 (2022) [SSRN]

The Lost History of Delegation at the Founding, 56 Georgia L. Rev. 81 (2021) [SSRN]

Is the Federal Reserve Constitutional? An Originalist Argument for Independent Agencies, 96 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1 (2020) [SSRN]

The Science of Administrative Change, 52 Conn. L. Rev. 1 (2020) (with Barry Sullivan) [SSRN]

Do Justices Time Their Retirements Politically? An Empirical Analysis of the Timing and Outcomes of Supreme Court Retirements in the Modern Era, 2019 Utah L. Rev. 527 [SSRN]

Selling Chevron, 67 Admin. L. Rev. 481 (2015) [SSRN]