Recent Examples of amicus curiae from the Web
City Attorney Michael McGuinness said Friday is the court’s deadline to file an amicus curiae brief.
The Supreme Court’s ruling in Green v. Biddle, in 1821, the first American court case on record to involve an amicus curiae: the Kentucky statesman Henry Clay.
Potential competition Public Knowledge was joined by the Consumer Federation of America (CFA) and New Networks in an amicus curiae brief that asked the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit to vacate the FCC's order.
The amicus curiae, or friend of the court, sits outside the adversarial system that prevails in American courtrooms.
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legal Definition of amicus curiae
- an amicus curiae must file its brief…no later than 7 days after the principal brief
- —Federal Rules of Appellate Procedure Rule 29
Origin and Etymology of amicus curiae
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