In addition to the health care cases (which Lyle covers here), the Court granted cert. in two other cases this morning. The Court did not seek the views of the Solicitor General in any new cases this week. The full order list is here.

Details follow the jump.

Astrue v. Capato (Granted )

Docket: 11-159
Issue(s): Whether a child who was conceived after the death of a biological parent, but who cannot inherit personal property from that biological parent under applicable state intestacy law, is eligible for child survivor benefits under Title II of the Social Security Act, 42 U.S.C. § 401 et seq.

Certiorari stage documents:

Armour v. Indianapolis (Granted )

Docket: 11-161
Issue(s): Whether the Equal Protection Clause precludes a local taxing authority from refusing to refund payments made by those who have paid their assessments in full, while forgiving the obligations of identically situated taxpayers who chose to pay over a multi-year installment plan.

Certiorari stage documents:

Posted in Merits Cases

Recommended Citation: Kali Borkoski, Details on today’s other grants, SCOTUSblog (Nov. 14, 2011, 10:45 AM),