Jacob Huebert

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Jacob Huebert

President, Liberty Justice Center

Jacob Huebert serves as the president of the Liberty Justice Center. He previously served as the Liberty Justice Center’s director of litigation. In that role, he successfully litigated cases to protect economic liberty, free speech, and other constitutional rights, including the landmark Janus v. AFSCME case, in which the U.S. Supreme Court upheld government workers’ First Amendment right to choose for themselves whether to pay money to a union.  

As the Liberty Justice Center’s president, Jacob oversees all of LJC’s litigation and continues to litigate constitutional cases himself. Recently, Jacob successfully fought for doctors’ free-speech rights in the Liberty Justice Center’s challenge to a California law that would revoke doctors’ licenses for giving patients “misinformation” about COVID. Jacob is currently fighting unlawful restrictions on the right to bear arms in Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska.  

Jacob and his work have appeared in numerous national media outlets, including the Wall Street JournalNew York Times, and Fox News Channel. He is also the author of a book, Libertarianism Today

Jacob was also previously a senior attorney at the Goldwater Institute, where he litigated cases on free speech, property rights, and the Second Amendment.  

Jacob holds a B.A. in economics from Grove City College and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. After law school, he served as a clerk to Judge Deborah Cook of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Jacob has served as an adjunct law professor at several law schools, teaching courses in advanced appellate advocacy, the law of payments, legal writing, and jurisprudence. Before working in public interest law, Jacob was a litigator in private practice. 

Jacob's Recent Cases

NFOA v. Omaha challenges local firearm restrictions in Omaha, Nebraska, that defy a recent state law protecting the right to bear arms statewide.
Filed December 18, 2023
NFOA v. Lincoln challenges local firearm restrictions in Lincoln, Nebraska, that defy a recent state law protecting the right to bear arms statewide.
Filed December 18, 2023
The Liberty Justice Center and the Upper Midwest Law Center are challenging a controversial new Minnesota law that criminalizes core political speech.
Filed September 11, 2023
Weisenstein v. Raoul challenges a new law that would prevent Illinoisians from challenging state laws, rules, or orders in any state court except the Circuit Courts in Chicago and Springfield.
Filed August 29, 2023
The Liberty Justice Center filed a federal lawsuit challenging South Dakota’s law forcing non-profits to disclose donors on behalf of Students for Life Action, a nonprofit in the state.
Filed June 5, 2023

Jacob's Amicus Briefs

Filed December 19, 2023
Filed December 12, 2023
Filed September 15, 2023
Filed April 25, 2023

Jacob's Commentary

Jacob Huebert

Jacob Huebert

President, Liberty Justice Center

Jacob Huebert serves as the president of the Liberty Justice Center. He previously served as the Liberty Justice Center’s director of litigation. In that role, he successfully litigated cases to protect economic liberty, free speech, and other constitutional rights, including the landmark Janus v. AFSCME case, in which the U.S. Supreme Court upheld government workers’ First Amendment right to choose for themselves whether to pay money to a union.  

As the Liberty Justice Center’s president, Jacob oversees all of LJC’s litigation and continues to litigate constitutional cases himself. Recently, Jacob successfully fought for doctors’ free-speech rights in the Liberty Justice Center’s challenge to a California law that would revoke doctors’ licenses for giving patients “misinformation” about COVID. Jacob is currently fighting unlawful restrictions on the right to bear arms in Omaha and Lincoln, Nebraska.  

Jacob and his work have appeared in numerous national media outlets, including the Wall Street JournalNew York Times, and Fox News Channel. He is also the author of a book, Libertarianism Today

Jacob was also previously a senior attorney at the Goldwater Institute, where he litigated cases on free speech, property rights, and the Second Amendment.  

Jacob holds a B.A. in economics from Grove City College and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. After law school, he served as a clerk to Judge Deborah Cook of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. Jacob has served as an adjunct law professor at several law schools, teaching courses in advanced appellate advocacy, the law of payments, legal writing, and jurisprudence. Before working in public interest law, Jacob was a litigator in private practice. 

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Jacob's Recent Cases

NFOA v. Omaha challenges local firearm restrictions in Omaha, Nebraska, that defy a recent state law protecting the right to bear arms statewide.
Filed December 18, 2023
NFOA v. Lincoln challenges local firearm restrictions in Lincoln, Nebraska, that defy a recent state law protecting the right to bear arms statewide.
Filed December 18, 2023
The Liberty Justice Center and the Upper Midwest Law Center are challenging a controversial new Minnesota law that criminalizes core political speech.
Filed September 11, 2023

Jacob's Amicus Briefs

Filed December 19, 2023
Filed December 12, 2023
Filed September 15, 2023
Filed April 25, 2023

Jacob's Commentary