December 7, 2022
Plaintiffs working the Institute for Justice have filed a lawsuit against food truck restrictions in Jacksonville, North Carolina. IJ attorney Bob Belden explains the case.
The John Locke Foundation is supporting a New Bern eye surgeon’s legal fight against state regulations that block him from performing procedures in his own building. The state Supreme Court has agreed to take up Dr. Jay Singleton’s case against North Carolina’s certificate-of-need law in the months ahead.
NORTH TOPSAIL BEACH — It’s still a free country. We all enjoy the right to vacation as we see fit. For my family, summer vacation means a week of sun, sand, and surf in Onslow County. For me, it means staying inside to read, write, and play board games. When I do venture outdoors, for...
The N.C. Supreme Court issued orders Monday allowing attorneys from both the ACLU and Institute for Justice to file briefs supporting Ace Speedway in its legal fight against the state’s top health official. State Health and Human Services Secretary Kody Kinsley is urging the high court to reverse the state Court of Appeals. A unanimous appellate panel ruled in August 2022 that speedway owners could pursue a lawsuit against Kinsley over a forced shutdown in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The N.C. Supreme Court has chosen not to issue a decision on the merits of a former Durham police sergeant's challenge of his dismissal. But that ruling Thursday prompted a 5-2 split. Dissenting Democratic justices raised concerns about court procedure.