amicus curiae brief


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Noun1.amicus curiae brief - a brief presented by someone interested in influencing the outcome of a lawsuit but who is not a party to itamicus curiae brief - a brief presented by someone interested in influencing the outcome of a lawsuit but who is not a party to it
brief, legal brief - a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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DRI,the nation's largest organization of civil defense attorneys, filed an amicus curiae brief in support of the petitioners in late September.
citizen born in Jerusalem who requests that the Secretary of State record "Israel" as the birthplace on his passport, representatives of True Torah Jews, an Orthodox Jewish organization that submitted an Amicus Curiae brief in support of the Secretary of State, will be available for comment.
Luria, a partner with Carb Luria Glassner Cook & Kufeld, that filed an amicus curiae brief on behalf of REBNY.
The ACLU of Washington filed an amicus curiae brief in support of this challenge, which has been joined by numerous groups including Humanists of Washington, the American Humanist Association, various AIDS foundations and support groups, and the Northwest Women's Law Center, among many others.
NEW YORK -- Today, the Emirate of Ras Al Khaimah (RAK), one of the seven United Arab Emirates (UAE), filed an amicus curiae brief defending its suitability to hold the 33rd installment of the America's Cup sailing competition in February 2010.
In March, ADL and its 24 secular and religiously-diverse coalition partners argued in an amicus curiae brief that Utah's ban on same-sex marriage violates the First Amendment's Establishment Clause by imposing a specific religious view of marriage onto Utah's constitution.
The American Humanist Association joined an amicus curiae brief in the case, which was filed by the National Coalition for Public Education and Religious Liberty.
In an amicus curiae brief filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, we also noted that the decision relied on antiquated, scientifically-invalid Illinois abortion laws that long ago were blocked from enforcement by federal courts.
Judicial Watch filed an amicus curiae brief in support of free speech in Citizens United v.
Heald direct shipping decision, Family Winemakers of California (FWC) filed an amicus curiae brief in the 7th Circuit Court of Appeal on December 14 asking the court to sustain the U.
Working pro bono with The Legal Aid Society, Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP drafted an amicus curiae brief with AARP (formerly known as the American Association of Retired Persons) that helped persuade the New York Court of Appeals to rule for tenants in Rosario v.