amicus curiae brief

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n amicus curiae brief 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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Usage


In news:

NEW YORK STATE BAR ASSOCIATION FILES AMICUS CURIAE BRIEF WITH US SUPREME COURT ON THE NEED FOR DIVERSITY IN EDUCATION.
On order of the Court, the motion for leave to file brief amicus curiae is GRANTED.
Had filed amicus curiae (friend of the court) briefs.
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