Difference between revisions of "Amicus curiae brief"

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Meaning "friend of the court" in [[Latin]], an '''amicus curiae brief''' is something submitted to a court by a non-party to present arguments in a case.  Amicus curiae briefs are most commonly used in [[Appellate court|appellate]] rather than [[trial court]]s.
 
Meaning "friend of the court" in [[Latin]], an '''amicus curiae brief''' is something submitted to a court by a non-party to present arguments in a case.  Amicus curiae briefs are most commonly used in [[Appellate court|appellate]] rather than [[trial court]]s.
  
 
[[Category:Latin Legal Terms]]
 
[[Category:Latin Legal Terms]]

Revision as of 07:24, 16 April 2007

Meaning "friend of the court" in Latin, an amicus curiae brief is something submitted to a court by a non-party to present arguments in a case. Amicus curiae briefs are most commonly used in appellate rather than trial courts.