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AMICUS

a TRADE UNION representing technical and blue collar workers, especially in manufacturing. It was formed in 2002 from a merger of the Amalgamated Engineering and Electrical Union (AEEU) and the Manufacturing, Science and Finance union (MSF). It has around 1,125,000 members and is the UK's second largest trade union.
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Amici underscore that the Court of Appeals correctly held that PAGA gives a qui tam plaintiff only the authority to bring a "civil action," and, as with all civil actions, discovery is governed by the California Code of Civil Procedure.
Party counsel may have an idea of the different voices and concepts she would like to have presented by amici at the outset.
For example, state amici have argued that Congress validly abrogated the
Diversity of treatment of amici curiae can also exist within a single category of international dispute resolution.
19)) or expressed gratitude for their help ("We thank the Florida Society of Health-System Pharmacists and Florida Pharmacy Association for the amici briefs filed herein.
For example, in the context of federalism, liberal amici are pro-federal government and anti-state, while the conservative position is prostate rights and anti-federal government.
Amici Restaurants is a regional chain of full service family style Italian restaurants, with total system wide sales estimated at USD6.
52) Although the rule changes in 1949 seemed to have some effect on diminishing the number of briefs tiled with the Court, the onset of "public law litigation" in the 1960s and early 1970s saw the participation of amici surge.
To enter our great Amici Forever giveaway, simply write your name, age, address and daytime telephone number on a postcard and send it to Amici Giveaway, c/o Gordon Barr, Evening Chronicle, Groat Market, Newcastle, NE1 1ED, to arrive by October 24.
11) Amicus briefs on the merits are due on the date on which the brief for the party that amici are supporting is due.
The misnomer is conventionally understood to be a vestige of a time when amici actually did render disinterested advice, for the purpose of helping the court rather than one of the parties.
Highway) 138 has always been the death highway,'' said Robert Parris, the Amici family attorney.