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Kaitlyn Schiraldi

Staff Attorney

Kaitlyn Schiraldi is Staff Attorney at the New Civil Liberties Alliance. Prior to joining NCLA, Kaitlyn worked at Mountain States Legal Foundation where she litigated to defend citizens from the government’s unwieldy power, filed amicus briefs, drafted comments on agency regulations, and was a frequent webinar panelist.

Kaitlyn graduated magna cum laude from Texas Tech University School of Law and holds an undergraduate degree, with honors, from The University of Texas at Austin.

Kaitlyn is licensed to practice law in Tennessee. She is one of four young leaders that head the Nashville Federalist Society’s Young Lawyers Committee—helping plan local events where the brightest legal minds come speak. She is also a member of the Steamboat Institute’s Emerging Leaders Council. In her downtime, you can find her spending time in the great outdoors with her husband and two dogs, or immersed in Nashville’s music scene.

The First Amendment’s Forgotten Protection: The Right to Receive Information

By: Kaitlyn Schiraldi April 19, 2024
People often lament, “well, we didn’t know about that back then.” Is this a product of ignorance or merely a product of selective publication of information? After NCLA clients Dr. Jay Bhattacharya, Dr. Martin Kulldorff, Dr. Aaron Kheriaty, Jill Hines, and their co-plaintiffs uncovered the egregious partnership of social media companies and the government in Murthy…

Controlling the Language: How Government Puppeteers the Minds of Millions

By: Kaitlyn Schiraldi February 9, 2024
George Orwell ominously warned “but if thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought.” In a nation premised on the ultimate rebellion, the government would never police speech to conform to one narrative, would it? Orwell’s words were not predictors of free speech’s demise, were they?   Unfortunately, like metastatic cancer, the government has indeed been…

The Self-Regulated Art Market Leaves Bureaucrats Concerned about Job Security

By: Kaitlyn Schiraldi June 19, 2023
The Administrative State has nearly every aspect of American life under its thumb. Many Americans have developed Stockholm syndrome-like feelings toward the deep state, crediting clean rivers, uncontaminated food, and safe airline travel to the virtue-laden hearts of unelected bureaucrats with no constituents to answer to. But what if we escaped our captors? What if…