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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The decision followed a report by Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar, the amicus curaie in the case, that more incidents like the November 2012 shootout in Chattarpur farmhouse, in which liquor baron Ponty Chadha and his brother Hardeep were killed, is waiting to happen in Delhi due to absence of a mechanism for strict monitoring of adherence of rules on issuance of gun licenses to PSOs.
Despite this if the court requests me to become amicus curaie I have no objections," he said.