For information on the IADC's amicus brief
program and to view past briefs, please visit the Amicus Briefs
page on the IADC website.
Market Synergy and supporters of DOL's rule are duking it out as they await a decision by the Kansas judge on whether he will consider the amicus briefs
CalCPA's amicus brief
argues that the Court of Appeal should affirm the trial court's opinion, and that proof of reasonable reliance is necessary for at least three reasons:
The dramatic rise in lawmaker participation in amicus briefs
The March 9-filed amicus brief
, authored by Professor Laurence Tribe of Harvard University, supports review of the case by the nation's highest court.
There are two ways to prevent repetition among amicus briefs
At the outset, it should be noted that the purpose and form of amicus briefs
have not been stable across time or across the different jurisdictions in which they appear.
The district courts of appeal mention amicus briefs
in their opinions as well.
Its apogee was likely reached in the University of Michigan admission cases involving the role of racial preference (18) in which more than 100 amicus briefs
The full process for filing an amicus brief
can take a significant amount of time.
Perhaps unsurprisingly, judges have not hesitated at expressing their opinions concerning the value of amicus briefs
Because the requirements of the standing board policies regarding the filing of amicus briefs
by sections can be waived by the Board, the unanimous approval by the Board did not constitute an ultra vires action.