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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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Erik Zimmerman

ACLJ Back in Court Against Big Abortion

By Erik Zimmerman1534513356179

Just over three years ago, the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) released a series of videos that shocked the conscience of the American public, showing senior abortion providers openly discussing illegal practices such as profiting from the sale of the body parts of aborted babies and altering...

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ACLJ Files 2nd Brief for the 2020 Census

By Erik Zimmerman1531922400000

The framers of our Constitution wisely adopted the practice, utilized by many governments since Biblical times, of mandating that a census be regularly taken to count the citizen and non-citizen populations, and obtain other useful information. The relevant Constitutional clause leaves the details...

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Defending Common Sense for the 2020 Census

By Erik Zimmerman1528470272975

Governments across the world have conducted censuses to count their citizen and non-citizen populations, and obtain other useful information, since Biblical times. The framers of our Constitution adopted this tradition by mandating that a census be taken every ten years, which has occurred...

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Student’s Easter Event Invitations Right Upheld

By Erik Zimmerman1522355150542

We recently learned that Margaret, a first grade public school student from North Carolina that we represent (along with her mother Jessica), has been allowed to pass out personal invitations to her classmates to events hosted by her church. The school district reconsidered its policies in light of...

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Defending Crisis Pregnancy Centers

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ACLJ Brings Big Abortion Case to Supreme Court

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