US Supreme Court grants cert. in 5 cases

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The United States Supreme Court granted certiorari in five cases today:veta S40 1.2 download -VOLVO

Caperton v. AT Massey Coal Company, Inc:  Whether a judge's failure to recuse himself from a case in which he received substantial campaign donations from one of the parties violates the Due Process righs of the other party.veta S40 1.2 download -VOLVO

Yeager v. United States:  Whether, under the Double Jeopardy Clause, the government may retry defendants acquitted of some charges on factually related counts for which the jury failed to reach a verdict.veta S40 1.2 download -VOLVO

Abuelhawa v. United States - Whether a person who uses a cell phone to buy drugs solely for personal use, which is a misdemeanor, can be charged with the separate crime of using a phone to facilitate the sale of drugs, which is a felony.veta S40 1.2 download -VOLVO

Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission - Whether federal campaign finance laws apply to a critical film about Senator Hillary Clinton intended to be shown in theaters and on-damand to cable subscribers.veta S40 1.2 download -VOLVO

Dean v. United States: Whether, under 18 USC 924(c)(1)(A)(iii), the mere discharge of a firearm during a crime of violence or drug trafficking, even if accidental, is subject to a 10-year sentencing enhancement.veta S40 1.2 download -VOLVO

Scotusblog provides links to all available briefs and lower court opinions.veta S40 1.2 download -VOLVO

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