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The petition of the day is: Timbs v. Indiana 17-1091 Issue: Whether the Eighth Amendment’s excessive fines clause is incorporated against the states under the Fourteenth Amendment. The post Petition of the day appeared first on SCOTUSblog....

The U.S. Justice Department is creating a task force focused on targeting opioid manufacturers and distributors, and holding them accountable for unlawful practices, the Washington Post reports. DOJ also filed a statement of interest in a case involving hundreds of lawsuits against opioid manufacturers and...