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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(3) O amicus curae "e um conceito juridico, segundo o qual 'terceiros para um litigio' podem voluntariamente oferecerem conceito tecnico ou juridico para colaborar com um tribunal na solucao do assunto objeto de discussao".
In an amicus curae brief it filed in conjunction with the other financial associations, the California Credit Union League suggested that homeowners who take part in the program might well face additional tax liability because the IRS has required them to report debt forgiveness as income.
On Ansar Burney Trust request the court has also appointed senior advocates Shalin Mehta and Hemang Shah as amicus curae to represent them and posted the date for hearing on Monday.
Bagemihl's book "Biological Exuberance: Animal Homosexuality and Natural Diversity," which documented scholarly studies of same-sex affection throughout the animal kingdom, was cited in an amicus curae brief in the Supreme Court case Lawrence v.
A Gujarat trial court would monitor both the reports of SIT (Special Investigation Team) and the amicus curae, which incidentally differs from the observations of the SIT.