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Laura Hernandez

Laura Brown Hernandez is a Senior Research Counsel at the ACLJ emphasizing in constitutional litigation at the federal appellate level and has participated as amicus curiae counsel in numerous cases before the U.S. Supreme Court.

A graduate of The University of Richmond Law School in Richmond, Virginia, Hernandez clerked for the Honorable John D. Butzner of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit before gaining extensive experience in private practice at law firms in Richmond and Norfolk, Virginia.

She has served as an adjunct professor of legal writing at Regent University where her husband, Michael V. Hernandez, serves as Professor of Law.

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ACLJ Files in Support of Law Defunding Planned Parenthood

By Laura Hernandez1533140507114

The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) has filed an amicus brief with the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit defending an Ohio law that prohibited taxpayer dollars from flowing to abortion providers. The law bars organizations that provide and advocate for abortion from participating in...

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Victory for Our National Motto Against a Satanist Attack

By Laura Hernandez1528216353592

Within just days of one victory in a National Motto case , another federal appellate court dismissed a similar lawsuit brought by a Satanist. The self-proclaimed “Satanist,” Kenneth Mayle, had sued the United States government, claiming that the National Motto – “In God We Trust” – on currency...

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The Fight to Defund Planned Parenthood Goes to the Supreme Court

By Laura Hernandez1527881077535

The ACLJ filed a friend-of-the-court brief this week in the Supreme Court in an important case involving the states’ prerogative to defund Planned Parenthood. The case is Gee v. Planned Parenthood of Gulf Coast, Inc. We filed in support of the State of Louisiana’s decision to disqualify Planned...

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VICTORY: Federal Court Upholds National Motto

By Laura Hernandez1527770338856

A federal appellate court has just dismissed an atheist lawsuit, agreeing once again with our arguments that the National Motto – In God We Trust – does not violate the Constitution. Earlier this week, the Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed the lower court’s decision dismissing Michael...

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ACLJ Files Brief to Defend “In God We Trust”

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ACLJ Preparing to Defend the National Motto

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Latest Atheists' Attack on National Motto

By Laura Hernandez1487279631749

Atheist Attacks Dismissed in Federal Court

By Laura Hernandez1480620102838