- Abbreviation of amicus curiae. (Wiktionary)
“[BE], but the term amicus curiae, literally ` friend of the court, 'is well established in Britain, and the etymological note could be misunderstood. appeal ` noun an act of appealing against something The U.S.”
“The reality for amicus is that with this short of a window (particularly given both the binding and filing requirements), the amicus brief must be written before the merits brief is filed.”
“An amicus is required to file its brief contemporaneously with the side it is supporting.”
“Consider what dilution might occur in amicus work if it were to be more mercenary in an untenured world.”
“Sometimes such briefs, commonly called amicus curiae “friend of the court” briefs, present arguments not in the briefs of the parties; more commonly they are a chance for interested organizations to present their views to the court.”
“In its so-called amicus brief, the FTC said nothing Altria is arguing regarding cigarette marketing "preempts state lawsuits such as this.”
“It was the first filing of so-called amicus briefs at the war court President Bush ordered created in late 2002.”
“This is a much bigger step than becoming an amicus, which is what happens when a non-party just has an opinion about a case, or just has some additional information to offer.”
“However, he said wanting an amicus was a logical position so all sides were represented.”
“Among others to file so called amicus briefs were C-SPAN and the National Association of Broadcasters.”
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