amicus curiae


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  • noun

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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Institutions such as amicus curiae serve as moral guides for millions of Americans.
For more information on the amicus curiae filed by Hicks Thomas, please contact Kit Frieden at 800-559-4534 or kit@androvett.
Senior advocate Shekhar Naphade, who is the amicus curiae in the matter, informed the SC that the deal talks have failed
Achuthanandan said the state government and the Travancore royal family ought to take the blame for the gold missing from the temple as reported by the amicus curiae.
Brief for State of Alabama as Amicus Curiae, Gideon, 372 U.
However, Amicus Curiae Ahmar Bilal Sufi argued that providing legal assistance to Saeed in the law suit filed by relatives of US nationals killed in the Mumbai 2008 attacks, would harm Pakistan.
But Florida courts have occasionally noted the assistance provided by amicus briefs ("As one amicus curiae in this case described the process.
The American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law filed an amicus curiae brief supporting forcible administration of antipsychotic medication to the Tucson, Ariz.
On Jan, 27, two FEI committees--the Committee on Taxation and Committee on Corporate Reporting--filed an amicus curiae "friend of the court" brief with the Supreme Court of the United States in support of a petition for review of the U.
In November, ONS joined with five other national organizations in filing an amicus curiae brief in support of the U.
The LWVUS and the LWV of Texas filed an amicus curiae in LULAC v.
In a case filed by gay couples seeking the right to marry in the state, more than 250 religious and civil rights groups on January 9 filed eight separate amicus curiae briefs urging the California appellate court to strike down laws banning same-sex marriage.
I have to declare an interest in that a year or so ago I did a misguided amicus curiae evaluation of the existing site.
The AICPA filed an amicus curiae brief supporting Andersen's successful position; and