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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An amicus curiae brief was submitted on behalf of The Innocence Project, Inc., and The Wisconsin Innocence Project of the Frank J.
The court finds that an amicus curiae brief in opposition to MVP's motion for a preliminary injunction would be helpful to its determination on this matter.
But the court fashioned a sweeping rule out of a case presenting unique and limited circumstances, said attorney Matthew Murphy of Nilan, Johnson, Lewis, whose firm submitted an amicus curiae brief on behalf of the Minnesota Ski Areas Association.
The final amicus curiae brief reprinted below was the culmination of more than a year of work in opposition to the Trump Administration's various iterations of the Muslim travel and refugee ban.
The "friend of the court" decree -- also known as an "amicus curiae brief" -- can be filed by a party which has a special interest in the case, but is not linked or solicited by the parties involved.
(1) Immediately after a deputy solicitor general began to lay out the government's defense, Chief Justice Roberts raised questions about an "extraordinary document"--an amicus curiae brief by former government attorneys filed in opposition to the government's position.
MEDINA, 2008; Samuel Krislov, The amicus curiae brief: from friendship to advocacy, Yale Law Journal, n.
APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO FILE AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF AND AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF OF INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DEFENSE COUNSEL IN SUPPORT OF REAL PARTY IN INTEREST MARSHALLS OF CA, LLC
tool the amicus curiae brief. (129) In ISDS, the first amicus curiae
"Actually, as explained in an amicus curiae brief filed by the Cato Institute, Reason Foundation, and DKT Liberty Project...
Summary: The Independent Women’s Forum (IWF) is a conservative non-profit in the United States that recently filed an amicus curiae brief in support of Little Sisters ...