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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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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

This week, the ACLJ filed an amicus brief with the United States Supreme Court, urging the Court to reverse two decisions from the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that severely diminished the religious liberty of churches and religious schools. The two cases, Our Lady of Guadalupe School v. Agnes...

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Court Holds ObamaCare’s Individual Mandate Unconstitutional

By Laura Hernandez1577720533204

Recently, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held that ObamaCare’s individual mandate is unconstitutional. As we explained earlier , the individual mandate required millions of Americans to buy and indefinitely maintain health insurance or face annual penalties. The Supreme...

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Critical Case Involves Discrimination of Christian Schools

By Laura Hernandez1570822502017

Leftist Doxing of Conservatives and the First Amendment

By Laura Hernandez1570115343105

ACLJ Files Briefs Supporting Pro-Life Healthcare Providers

By Laura Hernandez1566570754902

Pro-Life Rule Stays in Effect As Appeal Goes to Court

By Laura Hernandez1562946376676