|Docket No.||Op. Below||Argument||Opinion||Vote||Author||Term|
|10-708||9th Cir.||Nov 28, 2011||Jun 28, 2012||TBD||Per Curiam||OT 2011|
Issue: Whether a private purchaser of real estate settlement services has standing to sue under Article III, § 2 of the United States Constitution.
Plain English Issue: Whether lawsuits under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act, which allows homebuyers to sue banks and title companies when they pay kickbacks for the closing of a mortgage loan, are constitutional if the kickback does not affect the price or quality of the services provided?
Judgment: Dismissed as improvidently granted in a per curiam opinion on June 28, 2012.
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