Supreme Court Case No. 20S-MI-289.

169 N.E.3d 361 (2021)

STATE of Indiana, Appellant (Plaintiff) v. Tyson TIMBS, Appellee (Defendant).

Supreme Court of Indiana.

Filed June 10, 2021.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

ATTORNEYS FOR APPELLANT: Theodore E. Rokita , Attorney General of Indiana, Thomas M. Fisher , Solicitor General, Kian J. Hudson , Deputy Solicitor General, Julia C. Payne , Deputy Attorney General, Indianapolis, Indiana.

ATTORNEYS FOR APPELLEE: J. Lee McNeely , Cynthia A. Bedrick , Scott A. Milkey , McNeelyLaw LLP, Shelbyville, Indiana, Samuel B. Gedge , Institute for Justice, Arlington, Virginia, Wesley Hottot , Institute for Justice, Seattle, Washington.

ATTORNEY FOR AMICI CURIAE STATES OF TEXAS, ARKANSAS, LOUISIANA, AND OKLAHOMA: Kevin S. Smith , Special Assistant Texas Attorney General, Church Church Hittle + Antrim, Noblesville, Indiana.

We chronicle and confront, for the third time, the State's quest to forfeit Tyson Timbs's now-famous white Land Rover. And, again, the same overarching question looms: would the forfeiture be constitutional?

[1-3] Reminiscent of Captain Ahab's chase of the white whale Moby Dick,1 this case...


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