Amicus

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Amicus

(ˈæmɪkəs)
n
(in Britain) a trade union representing workers in manufacturing industries, now part of Unite
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The second sort is of those, that engage courts in quarrels of jurisdiction, and are not truly amici curiae, but parasiti curiae, in puffing a court up beyond her bounds, for their own scraps and advantage.
Almost all the amici curiae told the court that concealing one's real faith is a crime and is an act of cheating and fraud against the state.
The amici curiae included professor Dr Hafiz Hassan Madni from the Institute of Islamic Studies at University of Punjab in Lahore; Dr Mohsin Naqvi, ex-Council of Islamic Ideology (COII) member; Professor Dr Sahibzada Sajidur Rehman member COII; and Mufti Muhammad Hussain Khalil Khel from Karachi as amicus to render their assistance on the proposed questions.
Parliament, as a respondent may, by Friday 12 May, file written submissions in response to those made by amici curiae.
implications of the Clean Water Act); see also Brief Amici Curiae of the
Amici curiae brief filed by American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American Medical Association, American Academy of Family Physicians, American Osteopathic Association, and American Academy of Pediatrics in support of petitioners.
The high court issued the invitation after an en banc session on Tuesday, opening the case to the public aside from appointing amici curiae (friends of the court).
Te said the High Court has designated Architect Emmanuel Cuntapay of the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH); an expert on the National Building Code to be designated by the secretary of DPWH; and a representative from the Housing and Land Use Regulatory Board to be designated by the agency's head as amici curiae or "friends of the court.
Un ambito tematico de singular relevancia para las aportaciones de los amici curiae.
Federal Prosecutors as Amici Curiae in Support of Petitioner, Chaidez,
The three companies on Tuesday filed an amici curiae brief in support of appellant, according to court records.
Some aspects of the reasoning rejecting the requests were entirely orthodox, such as the tribunals' reliance on the lack of assistance that the amici curiae would provide, their lack of an interest in the dispute and their inability to address an issue within the scope of the dispute.