amicus curiae brief

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a brief presented by someone interested in influencing the outcome of a lawsuit but who is not a party to it

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March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Employers maintaining drug-free workplace policies should not be forced to accommodate an employee's use of medical marijuana, says the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, who filed an amicus curiae brief with the Michigan Court of Appeals in Braska v.
Law firm Nossaman Guthner Knox & Elliott LLP, filed an amicus curiae brief supporting the Eighth Circuit's ruling on behalf of the Association of California Water Agencies, the National Association of Water Companies, the California Water Association, the California State Association of Counties, the Castaic Lake Water Agency, the San Gabriel Basin Water Quality Authority, and the Main San Gabriel Basin Watermaster.
SAN FRANCISCO, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today filed an amicus curiae brief in the 10[sup.
First Star and Sullivan & Worcester are seeking leave to file an amicus curiae brief in the North Carolina Court of Appeals requesting that the Court order the Guilford County Department of Social Services (DSS) to apply John's social security payments to his monthly mortgage and to the costs of repairs on a house that John inherited.
14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorneys general representing 19 states have signed onto an amicus curiae brief in the Second Amendment Foundation's case of Drake v.
13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thirty-four members of Congress including Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran have signed onto an amicus curiae brief in the Second Amendment Foundation's case of Drake v.
After accepting Utility Choice Electric's Amicus Curiae Brief and permitting participation in oral arguments, despite that it was not a party to TCE's suit, the Fifth Circuit specifically carved out Utility Choice Electric's claims and arguments, allowing such claims and arguments to move forward in the lower courts where Utility Choice Electric's suit is presently proceeding.
In opposing a State Bar opinion that would put out of work the growing number of Georgia Notaries who act as Signing Agents in loan closings, the National Notary Association (NNA) has filed an amicus curiae brief with the Georgia Supreme Court.
have filed an amicus curiae brief supporting the Second Amendment Foundation's case in California, Pena v.
ExxonMobil has filed an Amicus Curiae Brief in the University of Michigan admissions policy cases urging the Court to structure its decision so that legitimate diversity initiatives and programs at ExxonMobil and other global companies are left undisturbed.
WASHINGTON, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the tenth time, Americans United for Life filed an amicus curiae brief in challenges to Obamacare.
McKittrick was also co-counsel on an amicus curiae brief filed in the Supreme Court on behalf of the 29 national disability rights groups in support of professional golfer Casey Martin who successfully sued the PGA Tour to obtain the use of a golf cart during tournaments.
AUL will be filing an amicus curiae brief in the Supreme Court in support of the Oklahoma law.
I have therefore asked the State Attorney General to file an amicus curiae brief in the U.
Charmaine Yoest announced that AUL filed its seventh amicus curiae brief defending First Amendment Freedom of Conscience against the Obama Administration's "HHS mandate," which forces employers to provide insurance coverage for life-ending drugs and devices in violation of the employers' consciences and religious beliefs.