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Samuel B. Casey, J.D.

Associate Scholar

Samuel B. Casey is a public interest lawyer well-known for his defense of the sanctity of human life. Mr. Casey is the Managing Director & General Counsel of the Jubilee Campaign’s Law of Life Project. As a pro-life advocate, he has appeared on various radio and television talk shows and been quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and Washing­ton Post. Mr. Casey received his B.A. in English from Stanford University in 1973 and his J.D. in 1977 with honors from the University of San Francisco School of Law. Mr. Casey is a founding organizer of the Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity and serves on its advisory board. He has served as the founding chair of the Alliance Defense Fund (now the Alliance Defending Freedom) and the Healthcare Freedom of Conscience Working Group and is an orga­nizational representative within the Freedom2Care Coalition.

Latest Research & News

  • Update: COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates and Abortion-Derived Cell Lines | September 30, 2020

    To view this chart as a PDF, see: COVID-19 Vaccine Candidates and Abortion-Derived Cell Lines   Updated March 3, 2021   Accurate information about the development and production of COVID-19 vaccines is essential, especially because many proposed candidates use newer molecular technologies for production of a viral vaccine. One concern regarding the ethical assessment of […]

  • A Visual Aid to Viral Infection and Vaccine Production | June 15, 2020

    This is Issue 1 in CLI’s On Science. To view this report as a PDF, see: A Visual Aid to Viral Infection and Vaccine Production   Updated November 2020   Introduction As a result of the rapid spread of the new coronavirus technically known as SARS-CoV-2, the United States and other governments have begun crash […]

  • The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Ethics of Triage | March 26, 2020

    by R. J. Snell, Ph.D. This paper can be viewed as a pdf here: The Coronavirus Pandemic and the Ethics of Triage   As the COVID-19 pandemic continues in Italy, many hospitals are overwhelmed with patients, necessitating difficult triage decisions that can seem like choosing who lives and who dies. In the United States, already […]

  • Pro-Life Topics for Lawmakers Regarding Coronavirus | March 25, 2020

    This is Issue 43 in CLI’s On Point Series. To view this report as a PDF, see: On Point 43 Pro-Life Topics for Lawmakers Regarding Coronavirus.   Abortion advocates have found a new ally—COVID-19.   During this intensely stressful time, the vast majority of Americans are focused on protecting their health and the health of […]

  • Q&A with the Scholars: The State of U.S. Abortion Law | January 24, 2017

    Samuel B. Casey, J.D., is a public interest lawyer well-known for his defense of the sanctity of human life. In this interview, he discusses the history and current state of abortion law in the United States.