A copy of today’s orders list — containing grants of certiorari in two cases — is now available here. Links to all available certiorari-stage filings in the cases are available after the jump.

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Docket: 07-608
Case name: United States v. Hayes
Issue: Whether, to qualify as a "misdemeanor crime of domestic violence" under 18 USC 922(g)(9), the offense must have as an element a domestic relationship between the offender and the victim.

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Docket: 07-751
Case name: Pearson v. Callahan
Issue: Whether, for qualified immunity purposes, police officers may enter a home without a warrant on the theory that the owner consented to the entry by previously permitting an undercover informant into the home. (Note: in addition to the questions presented, the Court directed the parties to brief and argue the following question: “Whether the Court’s decision in Saucier v. Katz, 533 U.S. 194 (2001) should be overruled?”)

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