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 bench also asked both the Amicus curiae and Solicitor General to file a report and apprise it about initiatives which can be taken for better development of the temple.
But the court declined the request on the ground that the application by the former NSA did not meet the conditions for the order of Amicus Curiae sought.
The court finds that an amicus curiae brief in opposition to MVP's motion for a preliminary injunction would be helpful to its determination on this matter.
Lawyers Shahab Sarki and Faisal Siddiqui appointed amicus curiae in the case
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad High Court (IHC) has ordered for appointing amicus curiae in the appeals filed against accountability court decision against Sharif family in Avenfield reference.
High Representative Valentin Inzko filed a submission to the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina in his capacity as a friend of the court (amicus curiae) on May 7th, in connection with the appeal of the Deputy Chair of the House of Representatives of the BiH Parliamentary Assembly Borjana KriA!to, the Office of the High Representative (OHR) told FENA.
During the proceeding, the amicus curiae nominated by bench including former ambassador to US Jahangir Ashraf Qazi, former secretary Ministry of Foreign Affairs Inam ul Haq, senior lawyer Makhdoom Ali Khan and Baber Sattar Advocate submitted their written reply with the court.
ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice of Pakistan Justice Saqib Nisar appointed noted international law expert and former federal law minister Ahmer Bilal Soofi as amicus curiae (friend of the court) in the Memogate case.
ISLAMABAD:The Supreme Court on Wednesday appointed former federal law minister Ahmer Bilal Soofi as amicus curiae in the Memogate case.
The court also appointed Advocate Bilal Minto and Advocate Khalid Jawad Khan as amicus curiae to assist it on the question whether the renunciation of foreign nationality by the senators-elect was permanent and irrevocable in nature.
Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui reserved the verdict for Friday after hearing the arguments from the petitioner and federation, as well as several scholars and lawyers, who had rendered their assistance in the case as amicus curiae (friend of court).
Meanwhile, Mufti Muhammad Hussain Khalilkhel assisted the court as amicus curiae. Khalilkhel claimed that the Caliph Umar (RA) prescribed a code for Muslims and non-Muslims living in Madina so that they may be identified.
"No substantive material has come to light to throw any doubt on any of the above requiring either a re-investigation of the Mahatma Gandhi murder case or, to constitute a fresh fact finding commission with respect to the same," amicus curiae Amarendra Sharan told the top court in his report filed on Monday.