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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advocates Bilal Minto and Khalid Jawad Khan as amicus curiae for assistance in that regard.
Almost all the amicus curiae appraised the court that concealing real faith was a crime, and act of cheating and fraud with the state.
Earlier, amicus curiae including University of Punjab Institute of Islamic Studies Professor Dr Hafiz Hassan Madni, Ex Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) member Dr Mohsin Naqvi, and current CII member Dr Sahibzada Sajidur Rehman have assisted the court in this regard.
For legal assistance, the IHC bench had appointed Advocate Akram Sheikh, Advocate Babar Awan and Advocate Aslam Khaki as amicus curiae in the matter.
Court appointed four Amicus Curiae including Dr Mohsin Naqvi, Sahibzada Sajid-ur-Rehman, Mufti Hussain Banuri and Dr Hassan Madni.
New Delhi [India], Feb 16 ( ANI ): In his submissions before the Supreme Court in connection with cases of so called honour killings by Khap Panchayats, Amicus Curiae Raju Ramachandran on Friday stated that action would be initiated against those involved in protesting a marriage between consenting adults.
I would prefer not to be embroiled in such a controversy, therefore, I humbly request that the notice issued to be me as amicus curiae be discharged,' wrote Mr Khan in a one-page letter to the registrar of the apex court with a request to bring his request to the attention of the chief justice.
Not favouring any fresh investigation into Mahatma Gandhi's assassination by Nathuram Godse, the amicus curiae said: "The bullets which pierced Mahatma Gandhi's body, the pistol from which it was fired, the assailant who fired the said bullets, the conspiracy which led to the assassination and the ideology which led to the said assassination have all been duly identified.
The goal of an amicus curiae, which dates back to Roman law, is to contribute to the quality and legitimacy of the administration of justice, and hence to the promotion and strengthening of the rule of law.
For example, amicus curiae ("friend of the Court") briefs are filed not by parties to a case but by organizations that have a special insight into or interest in a case.
Prior to the deliberations, both the Amicus Curiae Prosecutor and the Defence Counsel presented their arguments on sentencing before Judge Nicola Lettieri.
APPLICATION FOR LEAVE TO FILE AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF AND AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF OF INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DEFENSE COUNSEL IN SUPPORT OF REAL PARTY IN INTEREST MARSHALLS OF CA, LLC
Following the CalCPA Amicus Curiae Committee's efforts in the case of DeJohn vs.
While traditionally an amicus curiae espouses a neutral position on the issues, in the pursuit of a better understanding of the essential issues in this case, the court hereby invites interested nonparties who are not to be hereby considered neutral amici curiae, the high court said in an advisory on Tuesday.