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Erik Zimmerman

Erik Zimmerman serves as Senior Litigation Counsel with the ACLJ. He joined the ACLJ as a student law clerk in 2003 and began working as a full-time attorney in 2005.

Erik has assisted clients in a variety of contexts, primarily in the areas of freedom of speech, religious liberty, and the sanctity of human life. He has also authored or co-authored numerous articles published in law reviews and law journals, such as the Stanford Law and Policy Review, on topics such as student free speech rights, parental rights in education, and the constitutionality of governmental displays of the Ten Commandments.

Erik graduated top of his class at Niagara University, where he received a B.A. in Political Science. He received his J.D. from Regent University School of Law, graduating third in his class, and also served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Regent University Law Review.

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ACLJ Brings Big Abortion Case to Supreme Court

By Erik Zimmerman1501856455733

The American Center for Law & Justice (ACLJ) filed a petition for writ of certiorari with the Supreme Court of the United States on behalf of Troy Newman requesting that the Court review the case involving the undercover investigation of the abortion industry conducted by the Center for Medical...

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Challenging the Abortion Distortion

By Erik Zimmerman1452701833693

The ACLJ was in court this week in Maryland arguing for the public’s right to information concerning health clinics, including abortion clinics where botched abortions have endangered and even killed women. I argued this important case involving the public’s right to inform itself about government...

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Defending Pro-Life Speech in NJ

By Erik Zimmerman1438010608354

In the world of real estate, the mantra “Location, Location, Location” sums up the reality that the location of a property is one of the biggest factors that determine its desirability. The same principle applies with equal, if not greater, force when it comes to exercising the freedom of speech,

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Dangerous Obama Arguments Rejected

By Erik Zimmerman1434981600000

Over the years, Presidents have, at times, pushed the boundaries of their authority, often giving rise to litigation reaching the Supreme Court. For example, in Youngstown Sheet & Tube Co. v. Sawyer , the Court held that President Truman exceeded his authority by ordering the seizure of...

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The Magna Carta’s 800th Birthday

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Protecting Pro-Life Freedom of Speech

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Victory: Defending Freedom of Speech

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