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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 cases 12 times - 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 served 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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Thanksgiving Reflections: A Time for Gratefulness

By Jay Sekulow1511285444287

This Thanksgiving, it is more important than ever to take time to reflect on the true meaning of this important holiday. Thanksgiving is a truly American holiday. It was instituted by President George Washington by a Proclamation on October 3, 1789, setting aside November 26th as a national day of...

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ACLJ to Tillerson: End Random Selection

By Jay Sekulow1509753515839

Today, the ACLJ sent a letter to the Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, advising him that he has the power to immediately close the legal loophole used by the terrorist Sayfullo Saipov to enter the United States: the Diversity Visa Program. There is no reason this program should remain in effect...

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IRS Admits Tea Party Targeted During Obama Era

By Jay Sekulow1509043807523

It took many years to resolve. But I am delighted to report that we have just obtained a resounding victory in our legal challenge to the IRS’s political targeting of conservative organizations. In an unprecedented victorious conclusion to our four year-long legal battle against the IRS, the...

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VICTORY: IRS Admits Targeting Tea Party Groups

By Jay Sekulow1509026688503

We have just obtained a resounding victory in our legal challenge to the IRS’s political targeting of conservative organizations. In an unprecedented victorious conclusion to our years-long legal battle against the IRS, the bureaucratic agency has just admitted in federal court that it wrongfully...

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