Case

Board of Regents of the University of Wisconsin System v. Southworth

University forces students to support causes they disagree with—but refuses to apply the same principle to itself. (12/15/2020)

Case

Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia v. Comer

Alliance Defending Freedom attorneys represent a Christian preschool excluded from a Missouri program that provides recycled tires for children’s playgrounds. (7/20/2020)

Case

Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Elenis

ADF attorneys filed suit against Colorado officials (11/6/2020)

Case

Bristol Regional Women’s Center v. Slatery

The Bristol Regional Women’s Center is challenging a 2015 Tennessee law protecting women and requiring a waiting period before abortions can be procured. The U.S. Supreme Court upheld a similar waiting period in Planned Parenthood v. Casey. (2/17/2021)

Case

Calvary Chapel Dayton Valley v. Sisolak

ADF files suit against Nevada state officials to challenge COVID-19 church gathering ban (12/22/2020)

Blog

Here We Go Again: ADF Sues the Univ. of Wisconsin System for the 7th Time

Last week, ADF sued the University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire on behalf of two students who were told they could not use their service at a local church for their "service-learning" requirement to graduate. (4/20/2020)

Biography

Jordan Lorence

Jordan Lorence serves as senior counsel and director of strategic engagement with Alliance Defending Freedom, where he plays a key role with the Strategic Relations and Training Team. (1/11/2021)

Blog

University of Wisconsin Pays Almost $500,000 for Violating Religious Liberties

Last week, the University of Wisconsin paid almost $500,000 to the Alliance Defense Fund for violating the First Amendment rights of Badger Catholic, the Catholic student organization on campus. (5/4/2021)

Blog

ADF’s History Battling Viewpoint-Squelching Student Fees at Public Universities

Our recent win at California State University-San Marcos was the latest in nearly a quarter century of ADF litigation against unconstitutional mandatory student fees. (4/20/2020)

Blog

UW-Madison Doubles Down on Student Fee Censorship

Perhaps emboldened by its #5 ranked football team, the University of Wisconsin is asking the United States Supreme Court to review a case involving the allocation of student activity fees to religious organizations. (5/4/2021)

Blog

Student Activity Fees: How to know your rights are being violated

Most universities charge students a student activity fee. Typically, the fee pays for non-instructional student services (e.g., student union facilities, recreational sports, bus services, etc.). But a portion of the fee often funds student organization activities as well. (5/3/2021)