Hearings

Many courts livestream arguments, which means you can tune in to hear IJ advocates defending our clients’ rights while fielding challenging questions. Check out the below past arguments. Where available, we have included links to the livestreams.

Recent Hearings

Economic Liberty | Health

North Carolina CON Law Oral Argument

  • North Carolina Supreme Court
  • April 17, 2024

On April 17, 2024 the Institute for Justice (IJ) presented oral argument before the Supreme Court of North Carolina presenting the theory that Dr. Jay Singleton’s constitutional right to economic liberty had been violated. Under current law the state requires a certificate of need (CON) to perform surgeries at his… Read More

Private Property

DeVillier v. Texas Supreme Court Hearing

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • April 16, 2024

Richie DeVillier’s family has lived on their cattle ranch outside Winnie, Texas since the 1920s. Historically, rainwater on their land flowed naturally to the Gulf of Mexico. However, after the Texas Department of Transportation renovated a highway bordering their land, installing a three-foot-high concrete barrier along the highway, the dynamics changed. Read More

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Past IJ Arguments of Note

IJ has participated in dozens of arguments over the years. View a selection of some of the most noteworthy.

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