ACLJ

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ACLJAmerican Center for Law and Justice
ACLJAppleseed Center for Law and Justice (Washington, DC)
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Among the first of the Christian-right law firms - and much less visible than Robertson's American Center for Law and Justice - was the Rutherford Institute, founded in 1982 by attorney John Whitehead.
Overview: The American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) was founded by TV preacher Pat Robertson in 1990, originally as a joint project of Robertson's Christian Coalition and Regent University.
In the Van Orden case, briefs filed on the side of the state of Texas are: the American Center for Law and Justice; the American Family Association Center for Law and Policy; the Becket Fund lot Religious Liberty; the Claremont Institute Center for Constitutional Jurisprudence; Family Research Council and Focus on the Family; the Fraternal Order of Eagles; the National Jewish Commission on Law and Public Affairs; the Rutherford Institute and WallBuilders.
Jay Sekulow, chief counsel for TV preacher Pat Robertson's American Center for Law and Justice, accused the IRS of spying on churches.
Briefs were filed by the American Center for Law and Justice, the Family Research Council and Focus on the Family.
Appearing on Robertson's "700 Club" after the argument, Sekulow said, "In all these years of doing this with the American Center for Law and Justice, we believe in an incremental approach.
TV preacher Pat Robertson and his top legal advisor, Jay Sekulow of the American Center for Law and Justice, agreed with Land.
The lawsuit is being sponsored by the American Center for Law and Justice, a legal group founded by TV preacher Pat Robertson.
Though Pryor publicly distanced himself from some of James' more over-the-top rhetoric, he nonetheless recruited two attorneys from Pat Robertson's legal arm, the American Center for Law and Justice, to help him argue before the 11th Circuit that DeMent's ruling should be reversed.
Only days after the court affirmed its ruling, the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ), televangelist Pat Robertson's legal group, sent letters to its members asking for large contributions to help it combat the court's "absurd ruling." The letter, signed by ACLJ's Chief Counsel Jay Sekulow, warned its members that the ruling threatens the "constitutional freedoms of our children" and then blamed the entire situation on public interest groups, such as Americans United.
In Maine, attorneys with TV preacher Pat Robertson's American Center for Law and Justice have filed a federal lawsuit, asserting that the state is discriminating against religious schools.
The Jones bill, he noted, was drafted by attorneys with TV preacher Pat Robertson's American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) and has been aggressively pushed by other Religious Right leaders, among them Florida televangelist D.
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