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 Presents Oral Arguments Against Unjust Planned Parenthood Verdict

By Erik Zimmerman1651669140000

Recently, I presented oral argument s to the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit in the case of Planned Parenthood Federation of America v. Center for Medical Progress. The case has significant implications for the future of investigations into illegal abortion practices and of...

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Pres. Biden Spreads More Lies About Georgia's Election Integrity Law

By Erik Zimmerman1642435171159

Dating back to the Colonial era, the democratic system of government has been a fundamental part of American life. America has experienced wars, economic crises, scandals, election controversies, significant societal changes, and periods of turmoil, yet the fundamentals of our democratic system...

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The Fight for Parental Control of Public Education Continues

By Erik Zimmerman1638894592052

As the dust settled from the recent elections in Virginia and elsewhere, it became clear that education was a key issue. Recall elections against incumbent school board members reached record highs in light of parental dissatisfaction. Terry McAuliffe’s statement, “I don’t think parents should be...

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Appeals Court Rejects Frivolous Challenge to Georgia’s Election Laws

By Erik Zimmerman1630693344891

As you may recall, the Biden Administration sued the State of Georgia to challenge certain provisions of the State’s election reform law that was enacted earlier this year. The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), on behalf of hundreds of thousands of our supporters and 57 Members of...

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The ACLJ and 57 Members of Congress File Brief Against the Biden Administration's Attack on Election Integrity

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Good Outcome in Worship Ban Lawsuit

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Defending Parental Rights and Unborn Lives at the Supreme Court

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ACLJ Appeals Jury Verdict That Awarded Planned Parenthood Millions

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