amicus curiae

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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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On Ansar Burney Trust request the court has also appointed senior advocates Shalin Mehta and Hemang Shah as amicus curae to represent them and posted the date for hearing on Monday.
Bagemihl's book "Biological Exuberance: Animal Homosexuality and Natural Diversity," which documented scholarly studies of same-sex affection throughout the animal kingdom, was cited in an amicus curae brief in the Supreme Court case Lawrence v.
A Gujarat trial court would monitor both the reports of SIT (Special Investigation Team) and the amicus curae, which incidentally differs from the observations of the SIT.
With no less than eight references to Thucydides in five conversational chapters, Gray files a kind of amicus curae brief for Robert Kagan's widely circulated argument in Of Power and Paradise.
and other legislators said they will file an amicus curae brief in support of NRDC's effort to overturn the suspension.