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Walter M. Weber

Walter M. Weber is Senior Counsel for the ACLJ in the Washington, D.C. office. A highly regarded legal writer, Weber received his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and his law degree from Yale Law School.

Weber emphasizes First Amendment law and has written briefs in many landmark cases at the Supreme Court including NOW v. Scheidler, Lamb’s Chapel v. Center Moriches School District and Bray v. Alexandria Women’s Health Clinic.

Weber has argued more than a dozen times in appeals before federal and state courts. Prior to joining the ACLJ, Weber served as a staff attorney with the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights.

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ACLJ Files Brief Defending Pro-Life Bill We Helped Draft

By Walter M. Weber1589395839444

The ACLJ has filed a friend-of-the-court brief on behalf of two Ohio state representatives (in their individual capacities) designed to salvage the bulk of a pro-life bill the representatives supported and which the ACLJ helped draft. The Ohio Heartbeat Protection Act, SB 23, contained more than a...

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Are Churches Eligible for COVID-19 Pandemic Relief?

By Walter M. Weber1585666676198

There are many asking the question whether the CARES Act , the Coronavirus relief bill, includes relief for churches. While each situation is different – and churches should consult their tax professionals – the short answer is “yes.” Here are the reasons. #1. The bill specifically includes...

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UPDATED: Can the Government Close Churches Because of an Epidemic?

By Walter M. Weber1584482016354

In light of the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, many states and localities are taking aggressive measures to combat the spread of the virus. Some of these measures include recommendations or mandates banning all large gatherings, including church services and activities. These actions have...

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The ACLJ Fights for Human Rights at the Supreme Court

By Walter M. Weber1582059787560

The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing a case, for the second time, involving the federal government’s program of overseas aid to fight the spread of the HIV virus. In US Agency for International Development v. Alliance for Open Society International ( AID v. AOSI ), grantees challenged part of the 2003...

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Trump Admin Declares California’s Abortion Action Illegal

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Victory for Team Prayer at Christian School's Football Games

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ACLJ Tackles Bad Precedent in Supreme Court Case

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