Pending Amicus Briefs

Turner v. United States

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court

The question presented is whether the Sixth Amendment right to counsel attaches before an indictment in a situation where a prosecutor threatens to indict a defendant unless the defendant accepts a plea offer. The Due Process Institutes wishes to thank Cozen O’Connor for their support in this matter, particularly Stephen A. Miller, Barry Boss, and Kara L. Kapp.

Turner v. United States

Timbs v. Indiana

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court

Petitioner argues that the use of civil asset forfeiture is a due process violation and a violation of the 8th Amendment"s Excessive Fines Clause and that it should be incorporated to the states.

TImbs v. Indiana

Mearing v. United States

Petition for a Writ of Certiorari to the Supreme Court

The Due Process Institute's Shana O'Toole authored this brief regarding the waiver of appellate review of what appears to be highly suspect restitution and forfeiture awards.

Mearing v. United States

Resolved Cases

The following cases have concluded

 

Almighty Supreme Born Allah, Petitioner v. Lynn Milling, et al. 

UPDATE: The petitioner dismissed his petition for certiorari following a settlement with the government.


The Due Process Institute has joined a large swath of cross-ideological organizations as co-signers for this amicus brief on qualified immunity.