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An '''[[amicus curiae]] brief''' (meaning "friend of the court" in [[Latin]]) 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.
 
An '''[[amicus curiae]] brief''' (meaning "friend of the court" in [[Latin]]) 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.
  

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  • It has been proposed that this page, Amicus curiae brief, be titled, "Amicus curiae brief".

An amicus curiae brief (meaning "friend of the court" in Latin) 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.