Christine Chabot

Title/s:  Distinguished Professor in Residence
Interim Director, Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies

Phone: 312.915.7757


CV Link: Christine Kexel Chabot CV


Christine Chabot is the Interim Director, Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies, and a Distinguished Professor in Residence at Loyola University Chicago School of Law. She teaches Administrative Law, Antitrust, and Sales, and she oversees programming for the Consumer Antitrust Institute including its student fellowship program.

Professor Chabot’s constitutional and administrative law scholarship focuses on agency and judicial independence and separation of powers. Her papers have appeared in leading journals including 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 Times, CNN, the ABA Journal, and The Economist. Professor Chabot 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.


BA, Northwestern University
JD, magna cum laude, Notre Dame Law School

Program Areas

Administrative Law, Antitrust, Contracts

Selected Publications

Christine Chabot’s SSRN page


The Lost History of Delegation at the Founding, 56 GEORGIA L. REV. 81 (2021), https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3654564

Is the Federal Reserve Constitutional? An Originalist Argument for Independent Agencies, 96 Notre Dame L. Rev. 1 (2020), https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3458182

The Science of Administrative Change 52 Conn. L. Rev. 1 (2019) (with Barry Sullivan), https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3335558

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, https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3107788

Selling Chevron, 67 Admin. L. Rev. 481 (2015), http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2573236 

Schooling the Supreme Court, 92 Denv. U. L. Rev. 217 (2015), http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2237745 

A Long View of the Senate’s Influence over Supreme Court Appointments, 64 Hastings L. J. 1229 (2013), http://ssrn.com/abstract=2126887

Mavericks, Moderates, or Drifters? Supreme Court Voting Alignments, 1838 – 2009, 76 Mo. L. Rev. 999 (2011) (with Benjamin Chabot), http://ssrn.com/abstract=1792145