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 Files Brief With Supreme Court Defending Texas Heartbeat Bill

By Laura Hernandez1635529607852

President Biden and the abortion lobby are desperately trying to block a lifesaving new Texas law that would essentially shut down abortions statewide. Earlier this week, the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) filed an URGENT amicus brief with the Supreme Court of the United States in two...

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ACLJ Files at Texas Supreme Court Against Taxpayer Abortion Funding

By Laura Hernandez1627304340000

The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) just filed an amicus brief in Zimmerman v. City Austin , urging the Texas Supreme Court to hear a case involving the use of taxpayer money to support abortion related services. Texas is at the forefront of the effort to defund Planned Parenthood. In...

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Supreme Court Issues Major Decision Against Cancel Culture

By Laura Hernandez1625242940416

This is a major Supreme Court victory for conservative organizations nationwide, protecting the freedom of speech from the pervasive attack of cancel culture, a battle the ACLJ has been engaged in for many decades. The Supreme Court of the United States just ruled that California’s Donor Disclosure...

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ACLJ Files Legal Comments Against Biden Admin's Abortion Funding

By Laura Hernandez1621452396788

This has been a pivotal week in the battle to defund Planned Parenthood. The Supreme Court dismissed three cases challenging the Trump Administration’s “Protect Life regulations” defunding millions from Planned Parenthood. At the same time, we filed a new formal public legal comment urging the...

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Supreme Court Hears First Amendment Cases Involving Cancel Culture

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Brief Filed Urging Supreme Court To Protect Against “Cancel Culture”

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Court of Appeals for 5th Circuit Delivers Major Victory for Life

By Laura Hernandez1608051477537

Court of Appeals Thumbs its Nose at the Supreme Court

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