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Edward White is Senior Counsel with the ACLJ and has been practicing law for more than twenty-five 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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Hawaii Judge Blocks National Security Efforts

By Edward White1508373930660

The same Hawaii federal judge who blocked President Trump’s National Security Executive Order from going into effect has blocked the President’s recent Proclamation to begin enhanced vetting procedures of foreign nationals seeking entry into the United States. Judge Derrick Watson, appointed by...

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Supreme Court Dismisses Case Against Executive Order

By Edward White1507818016248

Yesterday evening, the United States Supreme Court dismissed Trump v. International Refugee Assistance Project , one of the two cases challenging President Trump’s National Security Executive Order. This is an important step toward a victory for our national security. The Executive Order, issued on...

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Victory: Court Upholds Legislative Prayer

By Edward White1504733251382

Today, the United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals sitting en banc —that is, all active judges rather than the usual three— upheld the Jackson County, Michigan, Board of Commissioners’ practice of starting its meetings with prayer. The American Center for Law & Justice (“ACLJ”) filed an amicus...

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Court Rejects Planned Parenthood Suit

By Edward White1504011600000

Planned Parenthood—the largest abortion provider in the country, which was founded by the eugenicist Margaret Sanger —was on the losing end in an appeal to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals over Arkansas’s decision to terminate Planned Parenthood as a Medicaid provider, a decision that would...

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ACLJ Defends National Security at Supreme Court

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Supreme Court Partially Blocks Injunctions

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