amicus curiae brief
The brief submitted by an amicus curiae. Also called amicus brief.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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  • amicus curiae brief — noun a brief presented by someone interested in influencing the outcome of a lawsuit but who is not a party to it • Topics: ↑law, ↑jurisprudence • Hypernyms: ↑brief, ↑legal brief …   Useful english dictionary

  • amicus curiae — amicus cu·ri·ae / kyu̇r ē ˌī, ku̇r , ē ˌē/ n pl amici curiae [New Latin, literally, friend of the court]: one (as an individual or organization) that is not a party to a particular lawsuit but is allowed to advise the court regarding a point of… …   Law dictionary

  • Amicus Curiae — (auch amicus curiæ, Pl. Amici Curiae, lat.: Freund des Gerichts) bezeichnet eine Person oder eine Organisation, die sich an einem Gerichtsverfahren beteiligt, ohne selbst Partei zu sein. Diese Beteiligung kann z. B. als „Äußerung Dritter“ in …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • amicus curiae — /euh muy keuhs kyoor ee ee , euh mee keuhs kyoor ee uy /, pl. amici curiae /euh muy kuy kyoor ee ee , euh mee kee kyoor ee uy /. Law. a person, not a party to the litigation, who volunteers or is invited by the court to give advice upon some… …   Universalium

  • Amicus curiae — or amicus curiæ (plural amici curiae ) is a legal Latin phrase, literally translated as friend of the court , that refers to someone, not a party to a case, who volunteers to offer information on a point of law or some other aspect of the case to …   Wikipedia

  • brief amicus curiae — The brief submitted by an amicus curiae. Also called amicus brief. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000 …   Law dictionary

  • brief of an amicus curiae — The brief submitted by an amicus curiae. Also called amicus brief. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000 …   Law dictionary

  • amicus curiae — /amaykas kyuriyiy/smiykss kyuriyay/ Means, literally, friend of the court. A person with strong interest in or views on the subject matter of an action, but not a party to the action, may petition the court for permission to file a brief,… …   Black's law dictionary

  • brief — 1 n [Old French bref brief letter, writ indicating legal proceedings, from Late Latin brevis breve short document, summary, from Latin brevis, adjective, short] 1: a concise statement of a client s case written for the instruction of an attorney… …   Law dictionary

  • Brief (law) — A brief (Latin brevis , short) is a written legal document used in various legal adversarial systems that is presented to a court arguing why the party to the case should prevail. In England and Wales, the phrase refers to the papers given to a… …   Wikipedia

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