Petition of the day
The petition of the day is:
Astrue v. Capato (Granted )
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:
Recommended Citation: Marissa Miller, Petition of the day, SCOTUSblog (Aug. 26, 2011, 7:31 AM), http://www.scotusblog.com/2011/08/petition-of-the-day-164/