Denise Burke

Denise Burke
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Denise Burke is Vice President of Legal Affairs. She directs all aspects of AUL’s extensive legal program and serves as Editor-in-Chief of AUL’s seminal publication, Defending Life, an annual compendium of legal and policy analyses on critical and emerging life issues. A seasoned litigator and experienced legal and policy analyst, Denise routinely advises legislators and national and state policy groups, testifies before legislative committees on the constitutionality of pro-life legislation, and advises state Attorneys General on the defense of life-affirming laws. She also serves as a frequent media spokesperson and has been published in a variety of outlets including the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Times, National Review, and Human Events and was a contributor to The Cost of Choice: Women Evaluate the Impact of Abortion published by Encounter Books (2004). Denise began her legal career as a judge advocate with the United States Air Force where she served both on active duty and in the reserve. Rising to the rank of lieutenant colonel, she served in a variety of high-profile positions including as an instructor at the Air Force Judge Advocate General School and on the editorial board of the Air Force Law Review.