Timbs v. Indiana, No. 17-1091, __US__ (Feb. 20, 2019).

Seizure of man’s Land Rover violated protections against excessive fines under the Eighth Amendment applicable to the States under the Fourteenth Amendment’s Due Process Clause.

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McCoy v. Louisiana, No.16-8255, __US__ (May 14, 2018).

The Sixth Amendment guarantees a defendant the right to choose the objective of his defense and to insist that his counsel refrain from admitting guilt, even when counsel’s experienced-based view is that confessing guilt offers the defendant the best chance to avoid the death penalty.

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Betterman v. Montana, No.14-1457, __US__ (May 19, 2016).

The Sixth Amendment’s speedy trial guarantee does not apply once a defendant has been found guilty at trial or has pleaded guilty to criminal charges.

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Rodriguez v. United States, No. 13-9972, __ U.S. __ (April 21, 2015).

Fourth Amendment does not allow police to extend duration of a traffic stop, even for a “de minimis” time period, for reasons unrelated the matter for which the stop was made.

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Howes v. Fields, No. 10–680, 565 U.S. __ (Feb. 21, 2012).

There is no brightline rule that when an inmate is questioned in prison about events in the outside world there is custody for Miranda purposes.

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