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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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Significant Win for “Ministerial Exception” at the Supreme Court

By Laura Hernandez1594737594121

Last week, the Supreme Court delivered a major victory for religious schools in two cases, Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Agnes Morrissey-Berru , and St. James School v. Biel. As we explained here , the two cases involved the important religious liberty principle called “the ministerial...

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Urging the Supreme Court to Strike Down Key Portions of ObamaCare

By Laura Hernandez1594221409354

Last week, the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court of the United States, urging the Court to affirm a Fifth Circuit decision holding the individual mandate unconstitutional. As you probably remember, the individual mandate required millions of...

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ACLJ Files Brief Defending Conscience Rights of Health Care Workers

By Laura Hernandez1590757200000

Earlier this week, the ACLJ filed an amicus brief with the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit defending the Department of Health and Human Services’ new Rule “Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care.” We had previously filed formal legal comments in support of the new rule. This...

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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

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

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9th Circuit Upholds Regulation Defunding Planned Parenthood

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We File Major Religious Liberties Brief at the Supreme Court

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