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Jay Sekulow

Jay Sekulow is Chief Counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), one of the most prestigious law firms in the country. He is an accomplished Supreme Court advocate, renowned expert on religious liberty, a number 1 New York Times-bestselling author, and a respected broadcaster. Jay Sekulow is an attorney with a passion for protecting religious liberty - freedom - democracy. For nearly a quarter of a century, he's been on the front lines - working to protect religious and constitutional freedoms in the courts, in Congress, and in the public arena. At the Supreme Court of the United States, Jay Sekulow has argued 12 cases - including several landmark cases which have become part of the legal landscape in the area of religious liberty litigation.

Jay Sekulow received his Ph.D. from Regent University, with a dissertation on American Legal History, is an honors graduate of Mercer Law School, where he served on the Mercer Law Review, and an honors graduate of Mercer University. He was appointed a Visiting Fellow of Oxford University at Harris Manchester College where he lectured on Middle East Affairs and International Law. He also serves as a member of the Summer Research Institute at Oxford from 2013 to 2016. He recently completed a course of study at Vanderbilt University’s Owen School of Management with certification in Executive Leadership and Corporate Innovation.

Jay is the author of numerous publications and legal articles. Immediately following graduation from law school, he served as a tax trial attorney in the Office of Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service.

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Jay Sekulow

America is getting everything but justice

By Jay Sekulow1464121699510

The Obama administration’s Department of Justice (DOJ) is “unethical” and “intentionally deceptive.” Harsh words, right? You’d expect that kind of criticism came from a political opponent or maybe even from a conservative commentator. But no – that’s not the case. In fact, that stinging assessment...

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Fighting Anti-Israel BDS Movement at UN

By Jay Sekulow1464113486408

The ACLJ continues to lead the fight successfully against the anti-Israel BDS movement, and next week I’m taking that fight to the United Nations in New York. The ACLJ has been very concerned about the rise of anti-Israel sentiments in America, including the increased attention being paid to the...

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Victory for Religious Freedom

By Jay Sekulow1463414680835

In a per curiam opinion , the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ordered lower courts to help the Little Sisters of the Poor and other religious organizations work out a compromise with the Obama Administration. This is a significant victory for religious freedom. From the very beginning, we have been...

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ACLJ Seeks Records From Deleted Video

By Jay Sekulow1463153092518

We just submitted Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to the U.S. Department of State so we can get to the bottom of why the State Department deleted press briefing video footage that appeared to confirm that the Obama Administration lied about its dealings with Iran. On Monday night, Fox...

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