The Court granted cert. in two cases from the October 7 Conference today. The full order list is here. Lyle’s coverage is here. Links to the briefs in the two granted cases are below the jump.

Blueford v. Arkansas (Granted )

Docket: 10-1320
Issue(s): Whether, if a jury deadlocks on a lesser-included offense, the Double Jeopardy Clause bars the reprosecution of a greater offense after a jury announces that it has voted against guilt on the greater offense.

Certiorari stage documents:

Freeman v. Quicken Loans Inc. (Granted )

Note: Goldstein & Russell, P.C. serves as counsel to the petitioners in this case.
Docket: 10-1042
Issue(s): Whether Section 8(b) of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act prohibits a real estate settlement services provider from charging an unearned fee only if the fee is divided between two or more parties.

Certiorari stage documents:

CVSG Information:

Posted in Merits Cases

Recommended Citation: Kali Borkoski, Details on today’s grants, SCOTUSblog (Oct. 11, 2011, 10:19 AM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2011/10/details-on-todays-grants-2/