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Faith & Justice

American Catholic Lawyers Association

DEFENSE OF THE FAITH 
in public discourse and debate.

CATHOLIC  APOLOGETICS
explaining the truths of the Catholic Faith and refuting attacks against it in formal debate and apologetical literature.

Defending life, First Amendment liberty, the Catholic faith, and the rights of Catholics in America

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PRO BONO FEDERAL AND STATE COURT LITIGATION

on behalf of Catholic plaintiffs and defendants whose civil rights are being violated on account of their Catholic Faith in the spheres of pro-life activity, employment and the right to worship God in both private and public manifestations of the Faith.

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News and Recent Developments



  • December 2018 - EEOC COMPLAINT FILED ON BEHALF OF INVESTMENT ADVISOR FIRED FOR DEFENDING MARRIAGE

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  • November 2018 -  PRO-LIFE ADVOCATE ACQUITTED OF CRIMINAL CHANGES; COURT FINDS NO LEGAL BASIS.

  • October 2018 -  ACLA DEFENDS AGAINST "FISHING
    EXPEDITION" DEPOSITIONS BY NY ATTORNEY GENERAL


  • September 2018 - FEDERAL HARASSMENT OF PRO-LIFE ADVOCATES CONTINUES IN KENTUCKY -- DESPITE TRUMP’S ELECTION


  • August 2018 - FALSE ARREST SUIT FILED ON BEHALF OF CATHOLIC PROTESTING DISCRIMINATORY TREATMENT OF CAMPUS NEWMAN CLUB


  • July 2018 - EXPECTANT MOTHER CARE AND CHRIS SLATTERY UNDER GOVERNMENT ATTACK AGAIN


  • April 2018 - VICTORY IN OKLAHOMA! CIVIL RIGHTS SUIT SETTLED WITH JUDGMENT AGAINST OKLAHOMA CITY


  • December 2017 - TRIAL COURT NARROWS SCOPE OF DOCUMENT PRODUCTION FOLLOWING APPELLATE DECISION HOLDING THAT ATTORNEY GENERAL SUBPOENA VIOLATED FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS OF EMC CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTER


  • November 2017 - SATANIST DEPOSED IN OKLAHOMA CIVIL RIGHTS SUIT


  • October 2017 - CITY OF NEW YORK CONTINUES TO PURSUE EMC CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTER


  • October 2017 - CASE DISMISSED AGAINST CATHOLIC ARRESTED FOR PROTESTING ABOLITION OF CATHOLIC CHAPEL AT CCNY


  • September 2017 - ACLA DEFENDS FEDERAL LAWSUIT FILED BY OBAMA HOLDER AGAINST PRO-LIFE ACTIVISTS 

  • June 2017- APPELLATE COURT QUASHES AND LIMITS NY ATTORNEY GENERAL SUBPOENA ISSUED TO HARASS EMC CRISIS PREGNANCY CENTER, HOLDING EMC'S FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS VIOLATED


  • March 2017 - CIVIL RIGHTS SUIT PROCEEDS IN OKLAHOMA FEDERAL COURT 


  • November 2016 - ACLA CIVIL RIGHTS LAW SUIT SERVED IN OKLAHOMA
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  • August 2016 -  ACLA WINS VICTORY IN OKLAHOMA!  APPEALS COURT TOSSES CONVICTIONS OF JOAN ANDREWS BELL IN "BLACK MASS" PROTEST CASE... more


  • May 2016 - ACLA INTERVENES IN PLANNED PARENTHOOD VIDEO CASE


  • May 2016 - TWO MAJOR DECISIONS EXPECTED


  • April 2016 - STATEMENT ON INDICTMENT OF PRO-LIFE ACTIVISTS IN PLANNED PARENTHOOD VIDEO CASE

  • December 2015- ACLA VICTORY DISMISSING CRIMINAL HARASSMENT CHARGE ON PRO-LIFE COUNSELOR


  • October 2015- ACLA FILES APPEAL BRIEF IN OKLAHOMA "BLACK MASS" CASE


  • July 2015 - COUNTY AGREES TO PROVIDE FIRST AMENDMENT TRAINING TO POLICE OFFICERS FOLLOWING ACLA SUIT







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