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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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The court allowed an amicus brief from an attorney involved in "various anti-pipeline matters" and a Virginia Tech assistant professor in support of two unrepresented "tree sitters," because the brief may provide the court with information and perspective in deciding Mountain Valley Pipeline's motion for a permanent injunction.
The reason for that the skepticism is obvious few amicus briefs live up to their lofty purpose.
Coalition of 16 Attorneys General File Amicus Brief Supporting Washington State Lawsuit Against President Trump's Executive Order
* On July 2, 2018, the IADC filed an amicus brief in Monsanto Co.
The states in the amicus brief alsopreviously had Indian reservations and are concerned that, should the 10th Circuit's decisionbe upheld, there could be ramifications in their states.
So when Hsu called Chang just a few weeks after the successful outcome in Bridgeforth to tell him about Syed's and Rosen's volunteer work at JFK, Chang asked if Akin Gump would be interested in working on amicus briefs to be filed in the travel ban cases, and the firm was quickly retained.
The Michigan Credit Union League's 31-page amicus brief filed on February 15 in an ADA case against Casco, Michigan-based Belle River Community Credit Union, for example, told the court the case should be dismissed.
The amicus brief defends the 2015 "Unborn Child Protection from Dismemberment Abortion Act" and asks the Court to
While Lynn isn't barring the filing of amicus briefs in the three Texas suits, which were consolidated, she "seemed to be expressing concern at providing an open invitation to submit briefs, and cautioning potential submitters to think twice about submitting," says Micah Hauptman, financial services counsel at the Consumer Federation of America.
CalCPA, along with the AICPA, recently sought leave to file an amicus brief in a case pending before the U.S.
Among those who signed onto the amicus briefs filed Monday are 163 members of Congress - including several Texas Democrats - legal experts, the ACLU, abortion-rights advocates and the American Medical Association, among several other health care providers.
NPA filed an Amicus brief to the court in October 2014 arguing that the actions by the FTC conflicted with the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA); were contrary to the Administrative Procedure Act (APA); and posed significant threat to the industry and consumers.
Since the program's 2007 inception, ACA has filed more than 40 amicus briefs.
In this series, we have examined the increasing influence of amicus briefs and what makes an attractive amicus brief request to organizations who file such briefs regularly.
Summary: In this series, we have examined the increasing influence of amicus briefs and what makes an attractive amicus brief request to organizations who file such ...