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 To File Brief Urging Supreme Court To Defund Planned Parenthood

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The ACLJ is preparing to file a friend-of-the-court ( amicus ) brief with the U.S. Supreme Court in Kerr v. Edwards. This important case could have a dramatic impact on the ability of states to stop the flow of taxpayer dollars to the nation’s largest abortion provider. As we explained earlier,

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Texas Supreme Court Puts Final Nail in the Coffin of Abortion Industry's Attempt To Preemptively Block Texas Abortion Ban

By Laura Hernandez1648731540000

Recently, the Texas Supreme Court delivered a blow to pro-abortion groups seeking to enjoin enforcement of the Texas Heartbeat bill, S.B. 8. For all intents and purposes, the court’s ruling puts an end to lawsuits attempting to preemptively stop enforcement of the law. As we’ve previously...

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ACLJ Files SCOTUS Brief Defending a Football Coach's Right To Pray

By Laura Hernandez1647262740000

Recently, the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court of the United States in a major religious liberty case. In Kennedy v. Bremerton School District, a school fired Coach Joe Kennedy because he said a brief, quiet prayer of gratitude after football...

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ACLJ to Texas Supreme Court: No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Services

By Laura Hernandez1646928900650

Recently, the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) filed an amicus brief in Zimmerman v. City of Austin, urging the Texas Supreme Court to uphold a Texas law prohibiting the use of taxpayer money to support abortion-related services. As we explained earlier, Texas is at the forefront of the...

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ACLJ Files Brief With Supreme Court Defending Texas Heartbeat Bill

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ACLJ Files at Texas Supreme Court Against Taxpayer Abortion Funding

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Supreme Court Issues Major Decision Against Cancel Culture

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ACLJ Files Legal Comments Against Biden Admin's Abortion Funding

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