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Docket Number17-1091
Term2018
Full NameTyson Timbs v. Indiana
Short NameTimbs v. Indiana
PetitionerTyson Timbs
RespondentIndiana
Date Argued (Reargued)Nov. 28, 2018
Date Decided

Question Presented

Whether the Eighth Amendment's Excessive Fines Clause is incorporated against the States under the Fourteenth Amendment.

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Case Events

NoDateDescription
45 2018-09-11Brief amicus curiae of Cause of Action Institute filed (Re-submitted with correction on September 14, 2018).
44 2018-09-11Brief amicus curiae of American Civil Rights Union filed.
43 2018-09-11Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
42 2018-09-11Brief amicus curiae of American Bar Association filed.
41 2018-09-11Brief amici curiae of DKT Liberty Project, et al. filed.
40 2018-09-11Amicus brief of Cause of Action Institute not accepted for filing. (To be re-submitted with correction)
39 2018-09-11Brief amicus curiae of Chamber of Commerce of the United States filed.
38 2018-09-11Brief amici curiae of Drug Policy Alliance, et al. filed.
37 2018-09-11Brief amici curiae of Scholars filed.
36 2018-09-11Brief amicus curiae of The Rutherford Institute filed.
35 2018-09-11Brief amicus curiae of NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc. filed.
34 2018-09-11Brief amici curiae of Indiana Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
33 2018-09-11Amicus brief of Indiana Criminal Defense Lawyers not accepted for filing. (Duplicate submission - September 12, 2018)
31 2018-09-11Brief amici curiae of Juvenile Law Center, et al. filed.
30 2018-09-11Brief amicus curiae of Foundation for Moral Law filed.
29 2018-09-11Brief amicus curiae of Pacific Legal Foundation filed.
28 2018-09-11Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed.
26 2018-09-10Brief amici curiae of The American Civil Liberties Union, et al. filed.
25 2018-09-10Brief amici curiae of Eighth Amendment Scholars in support of neither party filed.
24 2018-09-10Brief amicus curiae of Institute for Free Speech filed.
23 2018-09-05Brief amici curiae of Judicial Watch, Inc. and Allied Educational Foundation filed.
22 2018-09-05Amicus brief of Judicial Watch, Inc.; Allied Educational Foundation not accepted for filing. (To be resubmitted with correct documentation - September 10, 2018)
21 2018-09-04Brief of petitioner Tyson Timbs filed.
20 2018-08-24Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner GRANTED.
19 2018-07-23Blanket Consent received from counsel of record for Respondent, State of Indiana filed.
18 2018-07-12Motion to dispense with printing the joint appendix filed by petitioner Tyson Timbs.
17 2018-07-12Blanket Consent received from counsel of record for petitioner filed.
16 2018-07-11Motion to extend the time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits granted and the time is extended to and including September 4, 2018.
15 2018-06-26Motion for an extension of time to file the joint appendix and petitioner's brief on the merits filed.
14 2018-06-18Petition GRANTED.
13 2018-06-11DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/14/2018.
12 2018-05-22DISTRIBUTED for Conference of 6/7/2018.
11 2018-05-16Reply of petitioner Tyson Timbs filed.
10 2018-05-04Brief of respondent State of Indiana in opposition filed.
9 2018-03-05Brief amicus curiae of The Chamber of Commerce of the United States of America filed.
8 2018-03-05Brief amicus curiae of National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers filed.
7 2018-03-05Brief amici curiae of The Southern Poverty Law Center and The Cato Institute filed.
6 2018-03-05Brief amici curiae of Professors filed.
5 2018-03-05Brief amicus curiae of Constitutional Accountability Center filed.
4 2018-02-22Motion to extend the time to file a response from March 5, 2018 to May 4, 2018, submitted to The Clerk.
3 2018-02-22Motion to extend the time to file a response is granted and the time is extended to and including May 4, 2018.
2 2018-02-06Blanket Consent filed by Petitioners, Tyson Timbs, et al. and Respondent Indiana.
1 2018-01-31Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due March 5, 2018)

Case Counsels

NameParty NameDescriptionAddressPhoneType
Allen Joseph DickersonInstitute for Free SpeechCounsel of RecordInstitute for Free Speech124 S. West StreetSuite 201Alexandria, VA 22314adickerson@ifs.org7038946846other
Averil Budge RothrockThe Southern Poverty Law Center and The Cato InstituteCounsel ofSchwabe. Williamson & Wyatt. P.C.1420 Fifth Avenue. Suite*3400Seattle, WA 98101arothrock@schwabe.com206-622-1711other
Bert W. ReinThe Chamber of Commerce of the United States of AmericaCounsel of RecordWILEY REIN LLP1776 K Street NWWashington, DC 20006brein@wileyrein.com202- 719-7000other
Brianne Jenna GorodConstitutional Accountability CenterCounsel of RecConstitutional Accountability Center1200 18th Street, NWSuite 501Washington, DC 20036brianne@theusconstitution.org202 296 6889other
Chris FedeliJudicial Watch, Inc.; Allied Educational FoundationCounsel of RecoJudicial Watch, Inc.425 Third Street SWSuite 800Washington, DC 22204cfedeli@judicialwatch.org2026465185other
Christina Marie MartinPacific Legal FoundationCounsel of RecordPacific Legal Foundation8645 N. Military TrailSuite 511Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410cmartin@pacificlegal.org5616915000other
Daniel Scott HarawaNAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, Inc.Counsel of RecordNAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund700 14th Street NWSuite 600Washington, DC 20005dharawa@naacpldf.org2022165563other
David SchulmeisterEighth Amendment ScholarsCounsel of RecoCades Schutte, LLP1000 Bishop Street, 12th FloorHonolulu, HI 96813nmclean@cades.com808 521 9392other
Dorothy Alicia HickokThe Rutherford InstituteCounsel of RecordDrinker Biddle & Reath LLPOne Logan SquarePhiladelphia, PA 19103alicia.hickok@dbr.com215-988-3364other
Eugene VolokhScholarsCounsel of RecordScott & Cyan Banister ClinicUCLA School of Law405 Hilgard Ave.Los Angeles, CA 90095volokh@law.ucla.edu310-206-3926other
Jeffrey T. GreenNational Association of Criminal Defense LawyersCounsel of RecordSidley Austin1501 K Street, NWWashington, DC 20005jgreen@sidley.com202 736 8291other
Jessica Ring AmunsonDKT Liberty Project, Cato Institute, Goldwater Institute, Due Process Institute, Federal Bar Association Civil Rights Law Section, and Texas Public Policy FoundationCounsel of RecordJenner & Block LLP1099 New York Avenue NWSuite 900Washington, DC 20001JAmunson@jenner.com202-639-6023other
John Allen EidsmoeFoundation for Moral LawCounsel of RecorFoundation for Moral LawOne Dexter AvenueMontgomery, AL 36104eidsmoeja@juno.com3342621245other
Kenneth Alan KlukowskiAmerican Civil Rights UnionCounsel of RecordAmerican Civil Rights Union3213 Duke Street #625Alexandria, VA 22314kklukowski@theacru.org4694407584other
Marsha LevickJuvenile Law Center et al.Counsel of RecordJuvenile Law Center1315 Walnut Street, 4th Fl.Philadelphia, PA 19107mlevick@jlc.org215-625-0551other
Nusrat Jahan ChoudhuryThe American Civil Liberties Union, et al.Counsel of RecAmerican Civil Liberties Union Foundation125 Broad StreetNew York, NY 10004nchoudhury@aclu.org212-519-7876other
Robert M. CarlsonAmerican Bar AssociationCounsel of RecordCorette Pohlman, et al.129 W. ParkButte, MT 59701abapresident@americanbar.org312-988-5000other
Thomas M. FisherState of IndianaCounsel of RecordOffice of the Indiana Attorney GeneralIndiana AG's Office, IGC S., 5th Fl.302 W. WashingtonIndianapolis, IN 46204tom.fisher@atg.in.gov317-232-6255respondent
Wesley Patrick HottotTyson Timbs, et al.Counsel of RecordInstitute for Justice600 University StreetSuite 1730Seattle, WA 98101whottot@ij.org206-957-1300petitioner
William Bruce ShieldsIndiana Criminal Defense LawyersCounsel of RecoBlank Rome1825 Eye St NWWashington, DC 20006wshields@blankrome.com2027725817other
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