Chad Squitieri


  • Columbus School of Law
  • Expertise

  • Administrative Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • Chad Squitieri joined the Catholic Law faculty in 2022 after having practiced law at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP as a member of the Appellate and Constitutional Law and Administrative Law and Regulatory practice groups. He previously served as a Special Assistant to former United States Secretary of Labor Eugene Scalia, and as a law clerk to then-Chief Judge D. Brooks Smith of the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit.

    Professor Squitieri’s scholarship addresses administrative law and constitutional law topics. He also serves as a Fellow within the Project for Constitutional Originalism and the Catholic Intellectual Tradition (CIT).

    Professor Squitieri graduated from the University of Virginia School of Law in 2016, and Florida State University in 2013

    Professional Research and Writing

    Law Review Publications

    Placing Legal Context in Context, Harv. J. L. & Pub. Pol’y Per Curiam (forthcoming 2024) (SSRN)

    Against Algorithmic Auer Deference, 112 Ky. L.J. 291 (2024) (SSRN)

    “Recommend … Measures”: A Textualist Reformulation of the Major Questions Doctrine, 85 Baylor L. Rev. 706 (2023) (SSRN)

    The Appropriate Appropriations Inquiry, 74 Fla. L. Rev. F. 1 (2023) (SSRN)

    Towards Nondelegation Doctrines, 86 Mo. L. Rev. 1239 (2022) (SSRN)

    Who Determines Majorness?, 44 Harv. J.L. & Pub. Pol’y 403 (2021) (SSRN)

    Federalism in the Algorithmic Age, 19 Duke L. & Tech. Rev. 139 (2021) (SSRN)

    Data Privacy and Inmate Recidivism, 102 Va. L. Rev. Online 101 (2016) (SSRN)

    The Limits of the Freedom Act’s Amicus Curiae, 11 Wash. J.L. Tech. & Arts 197 (2015) (Digital Commons)

    Note, Confronting Big Data: Applying the Confrontation Clause to Government Data Collection, 101 Va. L. Rev. 2011 (2015) (SSRN).

    Other Publications

    Which Appropriations Power?: Getting Back to Basics in the Supreme Court’s Upcoming CFPB Funding Case, Yale J. Reg. Notice & Comment (July 5, 2023)

    Is the Administrative State a "Faithful Development"?, Law & Liberty (Jan. 9, 2023)

    Major Problems with Major Questions, Law & Liberty (Sept. 6, 2022)

    Can Major-Questions Doctrine Actually Get Congress to Legislate Again?, Nat’l Rev. (July 5, 2022)