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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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Most of the amici curiae were of the view that if someone converts their religion from Islam, they are an apostate.
Amici curiae brief filed by American Association of ProLife Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American College of Pediatricians, Christian Medical & Dental Association, Catholic Medical Association, and Physicians for Life in support of respondents.
De hecho, en las Rules del Alto Tribunal (5) se hace referencia a los amici curiae en diversos pasajes: asi en las no.
Brief of Current and Former Prosecutors as Amici Curiae in
Diversity of treatment of amici curiae can also exist within a single category of international dispute resolution.
McAllister, The Supreme Court's Treatment of Sovereigns as Amici Curiae, 13 GREEN BAG 2D 289, 298 (2010).
55) Today, states vary widely concerning the rules which govern filing of amici curiae.
TEI was among many amici curiae that urged the Court to review the decision of the U.
She has appeared as counsel in more than 257 published opinions and she has also appeared on behalf of amici curiae in WALBOLT many appeals.
Joined by amici curiae, or friends of the court, including the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA) and the American Health Care Association (AHCA), the ICLTC contended that the rules--which were intended by Congress to create a uniform and consistent enforcement scheme--were unfair, unfathomable, and being interpreted and enforced in widely varying ways among the states.
Supreme Court recently issued a rule, effective May 1, 1997, that requires amici curiae to disclose whether an amicus brief is authored "in whole or in part" by counsel for a party.
On January 10, 1995, an amici curiae brief with supporting memoranda and exhibits were filed in opposition to the proposed consent decree.
The obscenity bar's extraordinary rate of participation as direct representatives of libertarian claimants helps to make sense of the relatively low density of organized efforts as amici curiae prior to the decision on the merits.
Couture has the support of eighteen health and disability rights organizations, together which filed three Amici Curiae (friend of the court) briefs on Couture's behalf.