Organizations weighing in with friend-of-the-court briefs
include a group of 20 theologians and religion scholars of various denominations.
10 in a friend-of-the-court brief
on an appellate case involving women's health care facilities in Texas.
Americans United and allies filed a friend-of-the-court brief
in the case, arguing that the First Amendment does not require government to provide religious instruction for any student.
If allowed to stand, the ruling would disrupt the workers' compensation market in Alabama, according to the National Association of Independent Insurers, which has filed a friend-of-the-court brief
and supports the appeal.
On December 20, TEI filed a friend-of-the-court brief
urging the U.S.
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, SPJ and several other media organizations filed a friend-of-the-court brief
in support of a Minnesota sports reporter who was held in contempt for refusing to reveal anonymous sources who made critical comments about a high school football coach.
The conference--representing the archbishops of Washington and Baltimore and the bishop of Wilmington, Del., whose dioceses all include parts of Maryland--fried a friend-of-the-court brief
in the Maryland Court of Appeals June 26.
Lambda Legal, for instance, recently riled a friend-of-the-court brief
in a Virginia case that would put both same-sex parents' names on a birth certificate--a law that would give gay parents one more legal protection in that state.
The American Medical Association, the American Academy of Family Physicians, and eight other medical specialty societies have jointly filed a friend-of-the-court brief
to oppose the state of Florida's attempt to revive a law that would prevent doctors from asking patients and their families about guns in the home.
With the adjunct of higher capacity revolvers and quality speed reloading devices, semi-automatic capacities should not be the excuse for the ban of these personal protection firearms." NSSF, which filed a friend-of-the-court brief
in the Heller case cited during oral arguments and in Justice Scalia's opinion, will continue to fight any ban on firearms ownership for law-abiding citizens.--Courtesy NSSF