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Amicus Curiae Brief

Definition of the noun amicus curiae brief

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noun

  1. a brief presented by someone interested in influencing the outcome of a lawsuit but who is not a party to it

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Google previewNursing Home Administration, 6th Edition + the Licensing Exam Review Guide in Nursing Home Administration, 6th Edition (2011)

by SPRINGER VERLAG

An amicus curiae brief is a written document ...

Google previewThe Right to Counsel (2009)

From Gideon V. Wainwright to Gideon's Trumpet by Lisa A. Wroble

An amicus curiae brief is a written response from a person or institution not personally involved in a case that supports a particular side. Bill of Rights — The first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution guaranteeing basic rights and liberties to ...

Google previewAssisted Living Administration (2004)

The Knowledge Base, Second Edition by James E. Allen

An amicus curiae brief is a written document that provides the court with information that might otherwise escape attention. A long-term care ombudsman might, for example, appear in a court case ...

Google previewThe Supreme Court of the United States (2006)

A Student Companion by John J. Patrick

An amicus curiae brief is a document regarding a case presented by someone who is not a direct party to the legal controversy.

Google previewThe Oxford Guide to the United States Government (2001)

by John J. Patrick, Richard M. Pious, Donald A. Ritchie

An amicus curiae brief is a document regarding a case presented by someone who is not a direct party to the legal controversy. A friend of the court brief may be filed voluntarily, or it may be invited by the court. An amicus curiae brief is usually ...

Google previewThe Solicitor General and the United States Supreme Court (2012)

Executive Branch Influence and Judicial Decisions by Ryan C. Black, Ryan J. Owens

An amicus curiae brief is a brief filed by a person or entity, not a party to the dispute but who has an interest in its outcome (Owens and Epstein 2005). If the government is not involved in a case, the SG can inform the Court ofits views.19 The ...

Google previewNursing Home Administration, 6th Editon and The Licensing Exam Review Guide in Nursing Home Administration, 6th Edtion SET (2011)

by James E. Allen, PhD, MSPH, NHA, IP

An amicus curiae brief is a written document ...

Google previewNursing Home Administration (2007)

by James E. Allen

An amicus curiae brief is a written document that provides the court with information that might otherwise escape attention. A long-term care ombudsman might, for example, appear in a court case on behalf of a resident. The “friend of the ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the U.S. Supreme Court (2015)

by Artemus Ward, Christopher Brough, Robert Arnold

An amicus curiae brief is filed by such an entity on behalf of a party—most often in civil rights and civil liberties cases. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and other interest groups regularly file amicus briefs. For example, the ACLU ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in America (2015)

by David Schultz, John R. Vile

Second, an amicus curiae brief may be filed by a party seeking to shape the justices' final decision in a case and the content of the written opinion(s) the Court issues following that final decision. In short, parties often seek to shape the content ...

Google previewLaw Dictionary: Sixth Edition

An AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF (or AMICUS BRIEF) is submitted by one not a party to the lawsuit to aid the court in gaining the information it needs to make a proper decision or to urge a particular result on behalf of the public or a private interest ...

Google previewThe Concise Dictionary of Crime and Justice (2015)

by Mark S. Davis

amicus curiae brief a brief filed by an amicus curiae on behalf of one of the parties. amido black a protein stain used by forensic scientists ...

Google previewThe American Dictionary of Criminal Justice (2005)

Key Terms and Major Court Cases by Dean J. Champion

amicus curiae brief A document filed by amicus curiae on behalf of one of the parties. ammunition Cartridges, consisting of bullets, casings, and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Religion and Politics (2014)

by Paul A. Djupe, Laura R. Olson

An amicus curiae brief is submitted to a court by a concerned party not named in the lawsuit to supply the court with reasons for ruling in ...

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