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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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Urging Supreme Court to Hear Case Defunding Planned Parenthood

By Laura Hernandez1588195605822

Today, the ACLJ filed a friend-of-the-court brief with the Supreme Court in Baker v. Edwards (formerly Baker v. Planned Parenthood ) . This is an important case that could have a dramatic impact on the ability of the states to stop the flow of taxpayer dollars to Planned Parenthood – the nation’s...

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4th Circuit Court of Appeals to Consider Defunding Regulations

By Laura Hernandez1587042000000

Just weeks after the Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld the “Protect Life” federal regulations, the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit granted en banc (full court) review of a federal trial court ruling enjoining the same regulations. As we explained earlier, the “Protect Life”

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ACLJ to File Brief Urging Supreme Court to Hear Pro-Life Case

By Laura Hernandez1585333920000

Next month, the ACLJ will be filing a friend-of-the-court brief at the Supreme Court in an important case involving the states’ prerogative to defund Planned Parenthood. If the high Court decides to hear the case – Baker v. Planned Parenthood South Atlantic – the decision could have a dramatic...

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9th Circuit Upholds Regulation Defunding Planned Parenthood

By Laura Hernandez1582652875903

In a major blow to Planned Parenthood, the full United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit upheld the “Protect Life” federal regulations. Issuing a lengthy 7-4 decision , the court vacated injunctions issued against the regulations by three leftist district courts last year. As we...

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We File Major Religious Liberties Brief at the Supreme Court

By Laura Hernandez1581610465198

Court Holds ObamaCare’s Individual Mandate Unconstitutional

By Laura Hernandez1577720533204

Critical Case Involves Discrimination of Christian Schools

By Laura Hernandez1570822502017

Leftist Doxing of Conservatives and the First Amendment

By Laura Hernandez1570115343105