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Synonyms for amicus curiae

an adviser to the court on some matter of law who is not a party to the case

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If you suffered a loss in Amicus Therapeutics you have until December 7, 2015 to request that the Court appoint you as lead plaintiff.
This definition aims to capture the meaningful aspect of amicus submissions, namely that disinterested parties may offer input in court proceedings, while still allowing for a broad range of procedural and functional diversity.
THE FIRST TWO DEVELOPMENTS: AMICUS ACTIVITY IN COMMON LAW JURISDICTIONS AND INTERNATIONAL ADJUDICATORY SYSTEMS
4th DCA 2010), that it requested and received amicus briefs from the Real Property Probate and Trust Law Section of The Florida Bar and The Florida Bar Consumer Protection Law Committee, expressed gratitude for their assistance, and summarized their arguments along with the parties' arguments.
The key to a helpful amicus brief is just that--it must help a court in reaching its decision.
So, the Amicus Curiae's report that Modi can be prosecuted for his role in the Gujarat riots under Sections 153A and 153B does not change the status quo in this case.
As far as Amicus Curiae views were concerned, the SIT was directed to take them into consideration and express its final opinion on that.
Because of amicus briefs' value both in individual cases as well as to the entire industry, NAA strongly encourages member companies and state and local affiliates to request appellate assistance.
The disparity in the number of filings becomes even more surprising considering the Court of Appeals' policy towards amicus briefs.
Amicus is developing Plicera as part of a strategic collaboration with Shire Human Genetic Therapies (HGT), a business unit of Shire plc, to develop and commercialize Amicus' three lead pharmacological chaperone compounds for lysosomal storage disorders.
Amicus said that construction members represented by Amicus are 50% less at risk of accidents and injury, compared to construction and building workers in non-unionised workplaces.
Amicus wants to see the burden of this solution shared fairly between employee and employers.
Now 95 Amicus test engineers could start industrial action as early as August 17.
The next several minutes, and the first several minutes of Solicitor General Theodore Olson's argument, were devoted to addressing the retired officers' amicus brief.