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Timmons v. Twin Cities Area New Party

Docket No.: 95-1608
Argued: December 4, 1996
Decided: April 19, 1997

Topics:

Association, Civil Rights, EPA, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment

PartyNames: Michele L. TIMMONS, v. TWIN CITIES AREA NEW PARTY.
Petitioner: Timmons
Respondent: Twin Cities Area New Party

Court Below: THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE EIGHTH CIRCUIT
Citation: 73 F.3d 196
Lower Court Decision
Supreme Court Docket

Timmons
v.
Twin Cities Area New Party
520 U.S. 351 (1997)
Other Citations: 117 S.Ct. 1364137 L.Ed.2d 589 (520 U.S.
Question:

Did Minnesota's anti-fusion laws, banning a candidate from appearing on more than one party's ballot, violate the association rights protected under the First and Fourteenth Amendments?

Timmons v. Twin Cities Area New Party
ORAL ARGUMENT

December 04, 1996

Holding: reversed
Decision: Decision: 6 votes for Timmons, 3 vote(s) against
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