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1 Jul, 2019

Amicus Curiae Dos and Don’ts

2019-07-01T15:58:50+00:00July 1st, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Amicus curiae briefs can play an important role in Supreme Court advocacy by bringing relevant facts and argument to the Court’s attention that the parties have not addressed.  Therefore, Amici have a unique opportunity to shape the outcome of a decision. The incidence of Amicus curiae participation in the Supreme Court has increased dramatically over [...]

29 Feb, 2016

Recently Filed Amicus Brief

2016-02-29T19:29:20+00:00February 29th, 2016|Tags: , |

  Today we filed a petition stage brief in No. 15-955; J. Carl Cooper, et al. v. Michelle K. Lee, et al. The Brief of Professor Adam Mossoff as Amicus Curiae in Support of the Petitioners is available here.  Counsel of Record is Andrew J. Dhuey.  

29 Apr, 2015

Supreme Court Amicus Practice: Notice, Consent, and Extension

2019-03-18T18:47:28+00:00April 29th, 2015|Tags: , , , , |

Public interest groups, legal clinics, and state Attorneys General file amicus briefs in the Supreme Court to provide data and perspective to the Justices to assist in deciding complex cases.  For example, a well-crafted amicus brief can present argument or cite authorities not found in the parties’ briefs, and can play an important role in [...]