Steven & Dwight Hammond

Dwight and Steven

Steven (son) and Dwight Hammond (father) are Oregonian ranchers who were convicted of violating Title 18 U.S.C § 844(f)(1). They have each served several months in prison already, but due to an appellate ruling on February 7th, 2014, the father and son have been forced to return to prison, to fulfill the minimum sentencing requirements. As of January 4th, 2016, they have reported to prison and are expected to be released sometime in 2020.

Gary Hunt’s Articles:

The Harassment of the Hammonds: Act I – Scene 1 – Introduction
The Harassment of the Hammonds: Act I – Scene 2 – Oct. 24, 1986 – March 20, 1987
The Harassment of the Hammonds: Act I – Scene 3 – April 2, 1987 – April 15, 1987
The Harassment of the Hammonds: Act I – Scene 4 – May 6, 1987 – April 22, 1988
The Harassment of the Hammonds: Act I – Decade of the Eighties – Scene 5 – May 2, 1988 – May 9, 1988
The Harassment of the Hammonds: Act II – Decade of the Nineties – Scene 1 – Feb. 18, 1994 – June 9, 1994
The Harassment of the Hammonds – Act II – Decade of the Nineties – Scene 2 – June 28, 1994 – Feb. 22, 1997
The Harassment of the Hammonds – Act II – Decade of the Nineties – Scene 3 – Feb. 28, 1997 – May 21, 1997
The Harassment of the Hammonds – Act II – Decade of the Nineties – Scene 4 – May 22, 1997
The Harassment of the Hammonds – Act II – Decade of the Nineties – Scene 5 – June 30, 1997 – Aug. 4, 1997
The Harassment of the Hammonds – Act II – Decade of the Nineties – Scene 6 – Feb. 25, 1998 – Jan. 12, 2004


Note: Due to the lack of transparency, there are a number of documents missing from this archive. It will be updated periodically, as we are able to obtain them.

100617 – Grand Jury Indictment (United States v. Hammond)


100622 – Summons in a Criminal Case (United States v. Hammond) (1)

100622 – Summons in a Criminal Case (United States v. Hammond) (2)

100706 – Order Setting Conditions of Release (Dwight Hammond) (United States v. Hammond)

100715 – Order Setting Conditions of Release (Steven Hammond) (United States v. Hammond)

110321 – Motion for Trial in the Pendleton Division (Request for Evidentiary Hearing) (United States v. Hammond)

110321 – BLM Images (United States v. Hammond)

110321 – Harney County, Oregon QuickFacts (United States v. Hammond)


110321 – Lane County, Oregon QuickFacts (United States v. Hammond)

110509 – Defendants’ Supplemental Memorandum In Support of Motion for Trial in Pendleton Division (United States v. Hammond)

110509 – Deschutes County Population Forecast (United States v. Hammond)

110509 – Eastern Oregon 2010 Population (United States v. Hammond)

110509 – Hermiston Overtakes Pendleton in Population (United States v. Hammond)

110509 – Order (Jury Plan) (United States v. Hammond)

110509 – Order Creating 2011 Master Jury Wheels (United States v. Hammond)

110509 – Oregon Blue Book by Sec. of State Kate Brown (United States v. Hammond)

110509 – Oregon’s City-Dwelling Population Grows (United States v. Hammond)

150325 – Appeal from the United States District Court (United States v. Hammond)

150325 – Petition for a Writ of Certiorari Denied (United States v. Hammond)

110330 – United States’ Opposition to Defendants’ Motion for Change of Venue… (United States v. Hammond)

110405 – Motion for Disclosure of the Number of Prospective Jurors… (United States v. Hammond)

110425 – Order (United States v. Hammond)

110428 – First Motion for Discovery (United States v. Hammond)

110510 – United States’ Opposition to Defendant’s Motion for Change of Venue… (United States v. Hammond)

110523 – Order (United States v. Hammond)


110524 – United States’ Motion for Reciprocal Discovery (United States v. Hammond)

110609 – Second Motion for Discovery (United States v. Hammond)

110617 – United States’ Response to Defendants’ First Motion for Discovery (United States v. Hammond)

110617 – US Attorney Letter to the Hammond’s Lawyers (United States v. Hammond)

110720 – Government Exhibit 2 (United States v. Hammond)

110720 – Government Exhibit 3 (United States v. Hammond)

110720 – Government Exhibit 4 (United States v. Hammond)

110720 – Government Exhibit 5 (United States v. Hammond)

110720 – Government Exhibit 6 (United States v. Hammond)

110720 – Map of Arson History (United States v. Hammond)

110720 – United States’ Motion for Order Requiring Defendants to Disclose Notice of Alibi Defense (United States v. Hammond)

110720 – United States’ First Trial Witness List (United States v. Hammond)

110722 – Defendants’ Reply to United States’s Response to First Motion… (United States v. Hammond)

110720 – United States’ Motion for Order Requiring Defendants to Disclose Notice of Alibi Defense (United States v. Hammond)


110808 – Defendant’s Initial Response to United States’ Motion for Order Requiring… Disclose Notice of Alibi Defense (United States v. Hammond)

110808 – Exhibit 101 (United States v. Hammond)

110808 – Exhibit 102 (United States v. Hammond)

110808 – FBAN Investigation Notes (Jeff Stampfly) (United States v. Hammond)

110810 – Defendants’ Amended Initial Response to United States’ Motion… Alibi Defense (United States v. Hammond)

110810 – Defendants’ Amended Initial Response… (Exhibit 101) (United States v. Hammond)

110810 – Defendants’ Amended Initial Response… (Exhibit 102) (United States v. Hammond)

110810 – FBAN Investigation Notes (Jeff Stampfly) (United States v. Hammond)

111004 – Defendants’ Motion to Continue Trial Date (United States v. Hammond)

111004 – Declaration of Lawrence Matasar (United States v. Hammond)

111004 – Email from Daniel Murphy (Circuit Judge) to Counsel (United States v. Hammond)

111011 – United States’ Opposition to Defendants’ Motion to Postpone Trial (United States v. Hammond)


111018 – Supplemental to United States’ Opposition to Defendants’ Motion to Postpone Trial (United States v. Hammond)

111024 – Defendants’ Reply to United States’ Response to Defendants’… Motion to Continue… (United States v. Hammond)

111110 – Defendants’ Motion for Trial in the Pendleton Division… (United States v. Hammond)

111110 – United States’ Continued Opposition to Defendants’ Motion for Change of Venue… (United States v. Hammond)

111116 – Defendants’ Reply to United States’ Response to Defendants’… (United States v. Hammond)

120117 – Defendants’ Motion In Limine to Exclude Expert Opinion Testimony (United States v. Hammond)

120131 – Government’s Response to Defendants’ Motion to Exclude Expert Testimony (United States v. Hammond)

120131 – Government’s Rule 16 Expert Witness Notification (United States v. Hammond)

120209 – Defendants’ Motion to Continue Daubert Hearing Request for Status Conference (United States v. Hammond)

120213 – Government’s Response to Defendants’ Motion to Continue Daubert Hearing (United States v. Hammond)

120213 – Notice of Association of Counsel (United States v. Hammond)

120214 – Defendants’ Reply to Government Responses to Defendants’ Motion In Limine and Motion to Exclude Expert Opinion Testimony (United States v. Hammond)

120214 – Letter from Matasar (Hammond lawyer) to Amy Potter (AUSA) (United States v. Hammond)

120214 – Letter from US Attorney Amanda Marshall & AUSA Frank Papagni to the Hammond Attorney (United States v. Hammond)

120217 – Notice of Joint Recommendation Concerning Daubert Hearing (United States v. Hammond)

120217 – United States’ Motion to Dismiss Counts 3 and 4 of the Indictment (United States v. Hammond)


120217 – United States’ Motion to Strike Certain Overt Acts from Count 1 of the Indictment… (United States v. Hammond)

120222 – Joint Motion for Adjustment of Pretrial Document Schedule (United States v. Hammond)

120229 – United States’ Second Trial Witness List (United States v. Hammond)

120301 – Notice of Witnesses for Daubert Hearing (United States v. Hammond)

120305 – Clerk’s List of Witnesses and Exhibits (United States v. Hammond)

120306 – Order (United States v. Hammond)

120316 – United States’ Motion for Clarification of Court’s Order… (United States v. Hammond)

120319 – Defendants’ Response to United States’ Motion for Clarification of Court’s Order… Gary White’s Testimony… (United States v. Hammond)

120420 – Defendants’ Joint Trial Exhibit List (United States v. Hammond)

120420 – Defendants’ Joint Witness List (United States v. Hammond)

120420 – United States’ Third Trial Witness List (United States v. Hammond)

120420 – United States’ Trial Exhibit List (United States v. Hammond)

151007 – Judgment in a Criminal Case (Dwight Hammond) (United States v. Hammond)

151007 – Judgment in a Criminal Case (Steven Hammond) (United States v. Hammond)

120517 – Superseding Indictment (Grand Jury Charges) (United States v. Hammond)

121121 – Reporter’s Transcript of Proceedings (Hon. Michael Hogan) (United States v. Hammond)

130617 – Petition for Writ of Certiorari (United States v. Hammond)

140207 – Opinion (United States v. Hammond)


140214 – Denial Application for Grazing Permit Renewal (United States v. Hammond)

150921 – United States’ Supplemental Sentencing Memorandum (United States v. Hammond)


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