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

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

By Erik Zimmerman1628278678397

In June, the Biden Administration sued the State of Georgia to challenge certain provisions of the State’s election reform law ( Senate Bill 202 ) that was enacted earlier this year. Some of the provisions at issue in the case include a ban on government entities mailing unsolicited absentee ballot...

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Good Outcome in Worship Ban Lawsuit

By Erik Zimmerman1624984597226

For the past year, the ACLJ has represented three churches in a lawsuit challenging California’s ban on singing and chanting at indoor worship services throughout the state. After a series of positive developments, including the worship ban being repealed, the lawsuit was recently favorably...

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Defending Parental Rights and Unborn Lives at the Supreme Court

By Erik Zimmerman1620072005172

Does a minor – a girl aged seventeen or younger , who is not emancipated – have an absolute right to obtain an abortion without notifying her parents, and without having a court review her situation? And to put it more bluntly, are Planned Parenthood and other abortionists free to pressure this...

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ACLJ Appeals Jury Verdict That Awarded Planned Parenthood Millions

By Erik Zimmerman1617890340000

ACLJ Files in Worship Ban Lawsuit Detailing Critical New Precedent

By Erik Zimmerman1611069119146

UPDATE: ACLJ Files Brief in Worship Ban Lawsuit

By Erik Zimmerman1604525847267

Defeating Nazi Germany: Lessons 75 Years Later

By Erik Zimmerman1588973176587

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