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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Liberty Institute filed a friend-of-the-court brief in support of this important law that protects the religious liberty of churches and ministries across the country, while ensuring that even the incarcerated maintain their religious liberty.
As of early March, more than 45 friend-of-the-court briefs had been submitted on the case, the outcome of which is expected to be announced late this spring.
The Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty (BJC) filed a friend-of-the-court brief opposing the sectarian prayers.
In a separate friend-of-the-court brief, the Knights of Columbus called for the lower court to be overturned.
The National Association of State Boards of Accountancy has filed a friend-of-the-court brief supporting Florida's case against American Express.
In its friend-of-the-court brief filed today at the high court, the ACLJ makes several arguments.
Every gun death is a unique tragedy, but taken together the approximately 30,000 lives lost each year in the United States to firearms-related suicide, homicide and deaths from accidental shootings are a public health phenomenon that has attracted serious study," the friend-of-the-court brief stated.
Fortunately, the county supervisors will allow McCormack to submit a friend-of-the-court brief when the full 9th Circuit reconsiders the ruling.
Dozens of other friend-of-the-court briefs had already been filed, leading court watchers to surmise that the Administration will take no position in the case.
Supreme Court, ISNI was not the only organization to file a friend-of-the-court brief.
The Aircraft Mechanics Fraternal Association (AMFA) filed a friend-of-the-court (amicus curiae) brief supporting the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) ruling that employees of outsourced aircraft repair shops must undergo periodic drug and alcohol testing.
Several prominent Religious Right groups have filed friend-of-the-court briefs in support of a North Carolina county that wants to continue sectarian prayers before council meetings.
In a friend-of-the-court brief filed in the appeal case of United States v.
Smyth said he was thrilled with Young's decision to join Lockyer's friend-of-the-court brief supporting arguments by county lawyers that the Board of Supervisors properly followed state law in rejecting Cemex's application for a surface mining permit after the mining company refused to complete an additional traffic study.
Lambda and the ACLU work closely together and often file friend-of-the-court briefs in sodomy cases started by one another.