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Edward White

Edward White is Senior Counsel with the ACLJ and has been practicing law for more than twenty years. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame Law School, where he was a Thomas J. White Center for Law & Government Scholar and managing and student articles editor of the Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy. He began his legal career by having the privilege to serve as a law clerk for three judges, gaining experience on a number of state and federal legal matters. White clerked for the Honorable G. Kendall Sharp of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Florida, the Honorable Bobby W. Gunther of the Florida District Court of Appeal for the Fourth District, and the Honorable Daniel A. Manion of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. After his judicial clerkships, White worked as an associate in a products liability law firm. He then served for five years as an Assistant United States Attorney, handling federal civil and criminal cases at the trial and appellate court levels. Since 2000, White has been specializing in civil rights litigation, representing clients across the country primarily in the areas of free speech, religious freedom, sanctity of human life, and traditional family values.

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Defending Crisis Pregnancy Centers

By Edward White1412112355610

Since 2010, the American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ) has been defending the First Amendment rights of two non-profit organizations that operate numerous pro-life crisis pregnancy centers in New York City. We filed a lawsuit challenging a city law (Local Law 17) that imposes burdensome...

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Another Win in HHS Mandate Litigation

By Edward White1407812800000

Over the past few years, the ACLJ has represented numerous businesses and their owners in seven lawsuits challenging the HHS Mandate, which requires businesses to include in their health plans coverage for contraception, sterilization, and abortion-inducing drugs in order to avoid crippling...

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Pro-Life Sidewalk Counseling Protected

By Edward White1403913940000

On June 26, 2014, in a 9-0 decision , the United States Supreme Court struck down a Massachusetts criminal law that created a thirty-five foot buffer zone in front of abortion clinics. The effect of the buffer zone—and undoubtedly the purpose as well—was to prevent pro-life sidewalk counselors from...

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Two Possible Outcomes

By Edward White1402590635000

This past March the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral argument in two cases dealing with the Obama Administration’s HHS Mandate, which requires many employers—despite their religious objections—to arrange and pay for employee health insurance that covers abortion-inducing drugs,

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HHS Mandate Oral Argument

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Supreme Court Considers HHS Mandate

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Oral Argument in Summum v. Pleasant Grove

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Big Government Begets Big Waste

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