amicus curiae

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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.
Several minority religious groups also filed a friend-of-the-court brief in opposition to sectarian governmental preference.
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.
Supreme Court, ISNI was not the only organization to file a friend-of-the-court brief.
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.
WASHINGTON, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The 32,500-member firm Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is filing a friend-of-the-court brief in support of a challenge by the 16,000- member firm Associated Builders & Contractors challenge to an attempt to exclude non-unionized workers and open shop construction contractors from work on the $6.
In October, Americans United filed a friend-of-the-court brief urging the 3rd U.
The friend-of-the-court brief called the Illinois Supreme Court's decision "deeply disturbing" and contends that the "light cigarette fraud perpetuated on the American public was one of the most heinous health frauds carried out in this nation's history.
Three religious groups filed a friend-of-the-court brief Wednesday in Los Angeles Superior Court in support of a convicted murderer who contends Gov.